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OSIRIS captures Earth

OSIRIS captures Earth


Date: 12 November 2009
Satellite: Rosetta
Depicts: Earth
Copyright: ESA ©2009 MPS for OSIRIS Team MPS/UPD/LAM/IAA/RSSD/INTA/UPM/DASP/IDA

The illuminated crescent of the Earth with part of South America and Antarctica, as seen by the OSIRIS instrument during Rosetta's approach for the third Earth swingby.

This image was acquired with the OSIRIS narrow-angle camera (NAC) from a distance of 350 000 km on 12 November 2009 at 21:28 UTC. The scale is 6.5 km/pixel.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
26-Jun-2022 17:27 UT

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