Nasa camera reveals ‘dark side’ of moon from 1.6m km away

Nasa camera reveals ‘dark side’ of moon from 1.6m km away.Nasa has released a stunning animation showing a unique view of the moon as it was photographed last month passing between the sunlit side of Earth and a satellite positioned 1.6 million km away.

Taken by a camera on the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite on July 16th the images show the fully illuminated ‘dark side’ of the moon that is not visible from Earth.

The images were taken by the US space agency’s Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (Epic), a four megapixel CCD camera and telescope on the DSCOVR satellite

Dark side of Moon

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