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An other great shot of Earth by Rosetta

Published by Matt on Fri Nov 13, 2009 3:33 pm via: source
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Images and data taken just before closest approach were downloaded this morning, and they show the lights of North America in the night and a glowing Southern Hemisphere.

Illuminated crescent of Earth showing part of South America and Antarctica. Credit: ESA

Illuminated crescent of Earth showing part of South America and Antarctica. Credit: ESA

The illuminated crescent of Earth showing part of South America and Antarctica. This OSIRIS image was acquired with the the narrow-angle camera from a distance of 350 000 km at 22:28 UTC last night. The resolution is 6.5 km/pixel.

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