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Earth - Mariner 10

3-frame Mariner 10 mosaic of Earth, taken November 6, 1973 between 2205-2210 GMT through the spacecraft's Minus UV filter. The long spine of the Andes is prominent just to the left of the terminator, while the coast of Mexico and Baja Mexico are visible at upper left.

 

Mariner 10's was approximately 1 million miles from Earth when this image was taken.

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Uploaded on December 12, 2015