Rosetta views a crescent Moon
Filed under pretty pictures, astronomy by planetary missions, the Moon, Rosetta and Philae
On 4 March 2005, while approaching the Earth for the first of a series of fly-bys, Rosetta turned its navigation camera to the Moon, half lit by the Sun. This image was taken at 15:10 UTC when Rosetta was 428,000 km from the surface of the Moon.
ESA / ESOC
Original image data dated on or about March 4, 2005