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The Earth straddling the limb of the Moon, as seen from Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter above Compton crater. The center of the Earth in this view is 4.04°N, 12.44°W, just off the coast of Liberia. The large tan area in the upper right is the Sahara desert, with Saudi Arabia just beyond. The Atlantic and Pacific coasts of South America are visible to the left.

This is the English translation of the Picture of the day description page from .

The Earth straddling the limb of the Moon, as seen from Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter above Compton crater. The center of the Earth in this view is 4.04°N, 12.44°W, just off the coast of Liberia. The large tan area in the upper right is the Sahara desert, with Saudi Arabia just beyond. The Atlantic and Pacific coasts of South America are visible to the left.

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