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Infrared view of the Moon from Rosetta
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- Title Infrared view of the Moon from Rosetta
- Released 29/04/2005 3:02 pm
- Copyright ESA
Rosetta’s VIRTIS instrument took this infrared view of the Moon on 4 March 2005, before closest approach to Earth, from a distance of 400 000 kilometres and with a resolution of 100 kilometres per pixel. Red colours represent ‘maria’ regions, while blue regions are highlands.