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Earth at night
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- Title Earth at night
- Released 21/11/2007 10:23 am
- Copyright ESA ©2005 MPS for OSIRIS Team MPS/UPD/LAM/IAA/RSSD/INTA/UPM/DASP/IDA
During the swing-by, the Optical, Spectroscopic, and Infrared Remote Imaging System (OSIRIS)on board Rosetta observed Earth’s night-side.
The is a picture taken with the OSIRIS Wide Angle Camera (WAC), showing the same view seen in the OSIRIS Narrow Angle Camera (NAC) image. It is shown in false colour to emphasise city lights seen at night.
This image was acquired on 13 November 2007 at 20:30 CET using the WAC with a red filter.