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February 5, 2012

Blue Marble 2 โ€” Planet Earth in Hi-Def (Eastern Hemisphere)


From The State Column: "NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center has released another stunning image of Earth."

"Responding to popular demand, the U.S. space agency released its second 2012 version of the famous 'Blue Marble' image, this time focusing on Africa and Asia."

Blue Marble 1, featuring the Western Hemisphere, appeared here on January 26, 2012.

Go here to view an image that explains how composite images like these are created.

February 5, 2012 at 04:01 PM | Permalink


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I can't see Australia on this one, either!

Posted by: Louise | Feb 5, 2012 10:08:38 PM

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