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Sunrise on Yutu

Sunrise on Yutu

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Don Davis

Sunrise on Yutu
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.

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Original image data dated on or about January 11, 2014

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