Galileo view of an Earth-Moon conjunction
As Galileo receded from its second flyby of Earth on December 16 and 17, 1992, it captured this sequence of Earth rotating as the Moon zipped by on its orbit. There are 56 frames in total, each separated by 15 minutes, spanning about 14 hours.
Credit: NASA / JPL / Doug Ellison

Galileo view of an Earth-Moon conjunction

As Galileo receded from its second flyby of Earth on December 16 and 17, 1992, it captured this sequence of Earth rotating as the Moon zipped by on its orbit. There are 56 frames in total, each separated by 15 minutes, spanning about 14 hours.

Credit: NASA / JPL / Doug Ellison


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