Friday, July 09, 2010

Earth mosaic taken by ASU lunar camera

The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera run by ASU, compiled this mosaic of the Earth when it was 372,335 km from the Moon. The center of this view of the Earth is a few hundred kilometers north of Hong Kong.

[right, LROC mosaic of images snapped on 12 June 2010 during a calibration sequence. Credit, NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University].

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