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on Jan 10, 2013

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Day and night sides of Earth at full moon (2013 June 23 at 11:32 Universal Time). The full moon is setting in the west at sunrise in North America. It’s rising in the east at sunset as seen from eastern Asia. The full moon resides close to zenith – straight overhead – as seen from Samoan islands in the central South Pacific Ocean. Image credit: Earth and Moon Viewer

Day and night sides of Earth at full moon (2013 June 23 at 11:32 Universal Time). The full moon is setting in the west at sunrise in North America. It's rising in the east at sunset as seen from eastern Asia. The full moon resides close to zenith - straight overhead - as seen from Samoan islands in the central South Pacific Ocean. Image credit: Earth and Moon Viewer