Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Northwest Africa from LightSail 2

Northwest Africa from LightSail 2
Northwest Africa from LightSail 2 This image taken by LightSail 2 on 3 May 2020 shows a portion of northwest Africa that includes Mauritania and Western Sahara. The Sun can be seen reflecting off the Atlantic Ocean; north is roughly at top. The sail appears slightly curved due to the spacecraft's 185-degree fisheye camera lens. The image has been color-adjusted and some distortion has been removed. The Planetary Society

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