Bruce Murray Space Image Library

LightSail 2 image of southern Africa

LightSail 2 image of southern Africa
LightSail 2 image of southern Africa This image taken by The Planetary Society's LightSail 2 spacecraft on 8 June 2020 shows Botswana, Zambia, Angola, Namibia, and Zimbabwe. The dark feature in the lower left is the Okavango Delta. North is approximately at top. A piece of fishing line-like material called Spectraline that originally held the spacecraft panels closed can be seen at in the lower left. The image has been color-adjusted and some fisheye lens distortion has been removed. The Planetary Society

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