Bruce Murray Space Image Library

LightSail 2 image of Arabian Peninsula

LightSail 2 image of Arabian Peninsula
LightSail 2 image of Arabian Peninsula This image taken by The Planetary Society's LightSail 2 spacecraft on 19 May 2020 shows the Arabian Peninsula with the Red Sea and Nile River at left and the Persian Gulf at right. North is approximately at top right. A piece of fishing line-like material called Spectraline that held the spacecraft’s solar panels closed prior to sail deployment can be seen at upper-left. This image has been color-adjusted and some distortion from the camera’s 180-degree fisheye lens has been removed. The Planetary Society

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