Images Taken by Hayabusa2 During Earth Flyby

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Hayabusa2 Images of Earth Flyby

JAXA performed an Earth flyby with its asteroid explorer Hayabusa2 on 3 December.

Hayabusa2 flew closest to the Earth at 7:08 p.m. (JST) and passed over the Pacific Ocean around the Hawaii islands at an altitude of about 3,090 km. These images were sent back by the spacecraft

Original post (in Japanese) at JAXA

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