Japan’s Kaguya spacecraft is orbiting our moon with a high-definition camera onboard. Today we got a treat. Moving and still images of an Earthrise and Earthset taken a few days ago by the spacecraft. (Did you know that there is no rising and setting of the Earth for a stationary observer on the moon. Discuss amongst yourselves.)
The still images are amazing high-definition images, but JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) is not being forthcoming with the full high-definition video – giving us only one-quarter resolution movies. Still worth a look.
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