A Picture is Worth... Europe by Night

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Stunning shot of Earth taken by Rosetta's Optical, Spectroscopic, and Infrared Remote Imaging System (OSIRIS) Narrow Angle Camera (NAC) on November 15. The image, a color composite of the NAC orange, green and blue filters, was taken during OSIRIS's swing-by as it was heading out to the outer solar system.

Check out the European Space Agency's (ESA) website for more shots taken by Rosetta's OSIRIS.

Via ::Science Centric: Rosetta: The true colours of the Earth (news website)

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