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First video in history to capture the Moon orbiting Earth


First video in history to capture the Moon orbiting Earth

Bolton describes the video: "In the movie, you ride aboard Juno as it approaches Earth and then soars off into the blackness of space. No previous view of our world has ever captured the heavenly waltz of Earth and moon."

The sequence was captured when Juno flew past Earth on October 9, 2013. In that pass, the ship accelerated to more than 8,800mph (7.3 kilometer per second), which put in en route to meet Jupiter on July 4, 2016. The scientists tested one of Juno's cameras, "optimized to track faint stars" by capturing this incredible view of the Earth and the Moon on their eternal dance.

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