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NASA Shares Colourful Hyperreal Moon Portrait Captured by Galileo Probe
06/08/2021 03:10 PM | Click to read full article
The latest Instagram post shared by the official handle of National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) may look like a piece of modern art. The space agency posted a picture of Earth’s natural satellite, the moon, but from the eyes of its solar system-exploring spacecraft Galileo.
The hyperreal portrait of the moon featured several colourful shades as the caption explained that the Galileo spacecraft took the “false-color mosaic, constructed from a series of 53 images…”