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Hayabusa views the Moon

Hayabusa views the Moon

ISAS / JAXA / color composite by Ted Stryk

Hayabusa views the Moon
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 three.

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: Ted Stryk

Original image data dated on or about May 17, 2004

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