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Crescent Earth from Rosetta

Crescent Earth from Rosetta

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Crescent Earth from Rosetta
Rosetta viewed Earth in a thin crescent phase as it approached for its November 13, 2009 flyby. This image is one in a series taken to make an animation of the rotating Earth over a 24-hour period.

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Original image data dated on or about November 13, 2009

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