Crescent Moonset from space

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July 31 2011 10:20 PM

Crescent Moonset from space

Presented without comment: The crescent Moon, "dark" half lit by reflected Earthlight, setting over the limb of our planet as seen by astronaut Ron Garan aboard the space station:

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Credit: NASA