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Your Home Planet, as Seen From Mars


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Earth and its moon from Mars

Here is a view of Earth and its moon, as seen from Mars. It combines two images acquired on Nov. 20, 2016, by the HiRISE camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, with brightness adjusted separately for Earth and the moon to show details on both bodies. Relative sizes and distance are correct.

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Univ. of Arizona

From the most powerful telescope orbiting Mars comes a new view of Earth and its moon, showing continent-size detail on the planet and the relative size of the moon.

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
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