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VIRTIS optical composite image of Earth

VIRTIS optical composite image of Earth

Date: 04 March 2005
Satellite: Rosetta
Depicts: Earth
Copyright: ESA

Composite RGB image (left) and stretched false colour image (right) of the Earth in the visible. It is possible to distinguish Argentina (a) and the Andes mountain chain (b).

The images were taken by the VIRTIS instrument during the first Earth swing-by on 5 March 2005.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
29-Feb-2024 06:14 UT

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