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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

The Moon from Hayabusa

Filed under pretty pictures, Hayabusa (MUSES-C), amateur image processing, astronomy by planetary missions, the Moon, global views

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The Moon from Hayabusa Hayabusa snapped this photo of the Moon during its gravity assist flyby of Earth on May 17, 2004 at 11:02 UTC. The image has been enlarged by a factor of two.

ISAS / JAXA / Emily Lakdawalla

Original image data dated on or about May 17, 2004.

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Emily Lakdawalla

 

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