Tuesday, August 4, 2009

An image of Earth from space...

as captured by NASA 's Moon Mineralogy Mapper in lunar orbit (click to enlarge.) "Australia is visible in the lower center of the image. The image is presented as a false-color composite with visible oceans a dark blue, clouds are white, and vegetation an enhanced green. The data were acquired on July 22, 2009."

Image credit: NASA/JPL/Brown.

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