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This is the highest resolution image of Earth ever made, 121 megapixels. That’s an amazing 0.62 miles per pixel. It was taken by Russia’s latest weather satellite, the Electro-L, which is orbiting Earth on a geostationary orbit 36,000 kilometers above the equator, sending photographs of the entire planet every 30 minutes.

This image was taken by Clementine as it came over the north lunar pole at the completion of mapping orbit 102 on 13 March 1994. The angular separation between lunar horizon and Earth has been reduced for illustration purposes.

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SIZE COMPARISON #COMET 67P AND THE CITY OF LOS ANGELES Here is a size comparison of Comet 67P and the City of Los Angeles. The Philae Lander that recently successfully landed on this comet some 310 million miles from Earth has collected much valuable data about the comet in hopes of discovering more about the origins of our solar system read more ... http://bit.ly/1x0FjBg

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