View of Our Home Planet and Companion

Few days ago, I showed some pretty pictures of Mars in high resolution by HiRISE. But HiRISE is not just good in looking at Mars; it can also see other planets, such as

Earth and Moon by HiRISE. Credit: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona.

us…

This is an old picture taken back in October 2007 at a distance of 142 million km. That time the Japanese moon probe Kaguya was just on its way to the Moon (Kaguya had already finished its mission by smashing itself onto the Moon on June 10, 2009).

Dearest Home and Faithful Companion against a black emptiness of space.

Beautiful…

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~ by thChieh on October 17, 2009.

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