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 Post subject: Earth and Moon
PostPosted: Wed Aug 05, 2015 7:55 pm 
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This is a pretty amazing view of the moon crossing in front of the Earth, as seen from the DSCOVR spacecraft 1.6 million km away.
https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/fr ... -of-earth/

If you go to the link there's a bigger version and a video of it too!

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 Post subject: Re: Earth and Moon
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Very cool!


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 Post subject: Re: Earth and Moon
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Is the point of view the L1 point of the Sun-Earth system?

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 Post subject: Re: Earth and Moon
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Yes, that's from the L1 point.

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