31 Million Miles from Earth

This recently released 4 frame photo from NASA shows what earth looks like from 31 million miles away (50 million kilometers).

Taken by the Deep Impact spacecraft, these four frames (top left to bottom right) show the earth rotating, and the moon passing in front of the earth. The image combines visible and near-infrared image data with enough resolution and contrast so you are able to see clouds, oceans, and continents.

I think it’s an amazing photograph.


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