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Nasa satellite captures rare image of far side of moon

Nasa's Deep Space Observatory has released unusual images of what is commonly referred to as the dark side of the moon.

The far side of the moon is never visible from Earth and these pictures show the moon as it passes over a sunlit Earth.

One Nasa scientist said it was surprising how much brighter Earth is than the moon.

  • 06 Aug 2015
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