Watch Earthrise and Earthset From The Moon In Hi-Res Video

There’s no atmosphere on the moon, so Earthrise from the moon is a lot clearer than moonrise from the Earth. See it happen in real time in these two hi-res videos taken from the Kaguya Lunar orbiter. Beautiful stuff.

» Full Earth Rise from Japan’s Kaguya lunar orbiter
» Full Earth Set from Japan’s Kaguya lunar orbiter

Via The Planetary Society Blog

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~ by slconceptual on May 21, 2008.

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