Bruce Murray Space Image Library

LightSail 2 image of North Africa

LightSail 2 image of North Africa
LightSail 2 image of North Africa This image taken by The Planetary Society's LightSail 2 spacecraft on 18 June 2020 shows portions of Libya, Chad, Niger, Algeria, and the Mediterranean Sea (at top). North is approximately at upper-left. A piece of fishing line-like material called Spectraline that originally held the spacecraft panels closed can be seen at upper-right. The image has been color-adjusted and some fisheye lens distortion has been removed. The Planetary Society

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