Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Moonrise over Earth's limb from Rosetta

Moonrise over Earth's limb from Rosetta
Moonrise over Earth's limb from Rosetta As Rosetta flew past Earth for the first of two gravity-assist flybys on March 3, 2005, one of its Navigation Cameras caught the Moon rising above the Pacific. The photo was taken at 22:06 UTC, just three minutes before its closest approach. ESA / Emily Lakdawalla

The photo has been "debanded" and rotated 90 degrees from its original orientation.

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