The Bruce Murray Space Image Library
Sunrise on Yutu
Filed under pretty pictures, spacecraft, the Moon, Chang'E program, art
This is an artist's concept of the slow lunar sunrise on the Chang'e 3 rover. The faint inclined glow in the sky is the Zodiacal light, made of sunlit fine particles forming a flattened lens-shaped mass along the plane of the planets' orbits.
Original image data dated on or about January 11, 2014.
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