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Squish squash Earth

Squish squash Earth

NASA / GSFC / UA / Emily Lakdawalla

Squish squash Earth
29 images of Earth taken by the NavCam on OSIRIS-REx have been aligned on a cloud feature. Earth's apparent squishiness results from geometric distortion in the camera optics.

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Original image data dated on or about September 22, 2017

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