The Bruce Murray Space Image Library
Yutu self-portrait in shadow
Filed under pretty pictures, the Moon, Chang'E program
Yutu took this photo of its own shadow on January 12, 2014. A halo appears around the right side of the rover's head because in that area, with the Sun precisely behind the right-eye camera, there are no visible shadows.
Chinese Academy of Sciences / China National Space Administration / The Science and Application Center for Moon and Deepspace Exploration
Original image data dated on or about January 12, 2014.
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