Earth - Moon Conjunction

Earth - Moon Conjunction
On December 16; 1992; 8 days after its encounter with Earth; the Galileo spacecraft looked back from a distance of about 6.2 million kilometers (3.9 million miles) to capture this remarkable view of the Moon in orbit about Earth. The composite photograph was constructed from images taken through visible (violet; red) and near-infrared (1.0-micron) filters.
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