Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Rosetta looks back at Earth (corrected orientation)

Rosetta looks back at Earth (corrected orientation)
Rosetta looks back at Earth (corrected orientation) After its closest approach to Earth, Rosetta looked back and took a number of images using the spacecraft's Optical, Spectroscopic, and Infrared Remote Imaging System (OSIRIS) Narrow Angle Camera (NAC). This image, acquired November 15, 2007, is a color composite of the NAC Orange, Green, and Blue filters. At the bottom, the continent of Australia can be seen clearly. ESA / OSIRIS Team MPS / UPD / LAM / IAA / RSSD / INTA / UPM / DASP / IDA

The image was originally released mirror-reversed and has been flipped to its correct orientation.

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