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A couple with a notable size difference: a photomontage of the Earth and the Moon



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A couple with a notable size difference: a photomontage of the Earth and the Moon
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This photomontage combines two images of the Earth and the Moon, recorded in 1992 by the Galileo space probe. The diameters of the two celestial bodies are more-or-less shown to scale; in reality, however, the distance between the Earth and the Moon is about 30 times the diameter of the Earth.

Credit: NASA, JPL.