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Earthset from Zond 7
Filed under pics of Earth by planetary missions, pretty pictures, amateur image processing, Earth, the Moon, Soviet lunar missions, many worlds
Zond 7 flew past the Moon, taking this sequence of images of Earth setting behind the lunar limb, on August 9, 1969. The sequence actually consists of only three images; the second one was simulated from data in the others to even out the Earthset sequence.
Russian Academy of Sciences / Ted Stryk
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Original image data dated on or about August 9, 1969
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