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Earth rotates under Galileo

Earth rotates under Galileo

NASA / JPL / Doug Ellison

Earth rotates under Galileo
As Galileo receded from its first flyby of Earth on December 11 and 12, 1990, it took images of Earth in six different filters almost every minute over a 25-hour period. The animation here includes images taken once an hour, representing about a tenth of the full number of frames.

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: Doug Ellison

Original image data dated on or about December 12, 1990

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