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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Crescent Earth from Rosetta

Filed under pretty pictures, global views, pics of Earth by planetary missions, Earth, Rosetta and Philae

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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.

ESA ©2009 MPS for OSIRIS Team MPS / UPD / LAM / IAA / RSSD / INTA / UPM / DASP / IDA

Original image data dated on or about November 13, 2009

 

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