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LightSail 2 During Sail Deployment Sequence (Camera 2)

LightSail 2 During Sail Deployment Sequence (Camera 2)

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LightSail 2 During Sail Deployment Sequence (Camera 2)
This image was taken during the LightSail 2 sail deployment sequence on 23 July 2019 at 11:48 PDT (18:48 UTC). Baja California and Mexico are visible in the background. LightSail 2's dual 185-degree fisheye camera lenses can each capture more than half of the sail. This image has been de-distorted and color corrected.

The original image resolution was 1600 by 1200. The de-distorted version above is 1920 by 1200 when fully enlarged. Download a print-ready version here (14 MB). We do not recommend printing it larger than A3 or 11" by 17" size.

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