Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Crescent Earth and Moon from Voyager 1

Crescent Earth and Moon from Voyager 1
Crescent Earth and Moon from Voyager 1 This picture of a crescent-shaped Earth and Moon -- the first of its kind ever taken by a spacecraft -- was recorded Sept. 18, 1977, by Voyager 1 when it was 11.66 million kilometers (7.25 million miles) from Earth. NASA / JPL

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