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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Rise of Earth and Venus Viewed by Kaguya

Filed under pics of Earth by planetary missions, pretty pictures, Venus, Earth, the Moon, many worlds, Japanese lunar missions, animation

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Despite the lens flare, this video from Kaguya’s HDTV camera in November 2007 reveals a lovely Earthrise, followed by the rise of a star-like Venus. This video has been sped up to twice its original pace.


Original image data dated on or about November 21, 2008.

JAXA images may be reused for educational or informational purposes, with restrictions. Visit JAXA's website for more information on their image use policy.


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