PIA00122: Earth - India and Australia
 Target Name:  Earth
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  Galileo
 Spacecraft:  Galileo Orbiter
 Instrument:  Solid-State Imaging 
 Product Size:  800 x 800 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  JPL
 Producer ID:  P37384
 Addition Date:  1996-02-08
 Primary Data Set:  Galileo EDRs
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA00122.tif (534.7 kB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA00122.jpg (38.04 kB)

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This color image of the Earth was obtained by the Galileo spacecraft on Dec. 11, 1990, when the spacecraft was about 1.5 million miles from the Earth. The color composite used images taken through the red, green and violet filters. India is near the top of the picture, and Australia is to the right of center. The white, sunlit continent of Antarctica is below. Picturesque weather fronts are visible in the South Pacific, lower right. This is a frame of the Galileo Earth spin movie, a 500-frame time-lapse motion picture showing a 25-hour period of Earth's rotation and atmospheric dynamics.

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