The Earth taken by HDTV, Earth-rise image
Updated : 2007.12.10
Observation date : 2007.11.07

The world's first high-definition image of an Earth-rise and Earth-set were successfully taken by the KAGUYA's onboard high definition television (HDTV) on November 7, 2007 (JST).

Taken by the HDTV (wide shot) at 02:52 p.m. on November 7, 2007 (JST). In the image, the Moon's surface is near the Nouth Pole. This is the world's first high-definition earth images taken from about 380,000 km away from the earth in space. These still images were cut out from a moving image.

You can see the HD movie taken by HDTV at JAXA Video Archives.