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NASA Releases Stunning Image of Moon and Earth

Updated August 6, 2015
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NASA Releases Stunning Image of Moon and Earth



NASA released some stunning images of the moon passing across the Earth.  The photos were captured by NASA’s Deep Space Climate Observatory satellite from a distance of one million miles from Earth.

NASA Releases Stunning Image of Moon and Earth

The pictures were captured  on July 16 by a four megapixel Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC).  The photos show the dark side of the moon as it crosses the face of Earth.

NASA Releases Stunning Image of Moon and Earth

In these photos, the moon is moving over the Pacific Ocean near North America.  With the the orbital tilt of Earth, the North Pole is in the upper left corner of the images.

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