At first, it looks like a full moon – but it’s not. We are actually looking at the dark side of the moon. Because of the exposure, it looks like full moon at first glance. But then you notice the crescent in the bottom left.
By dark side, I mean the night side of the moon, not the far side that we never see.
Related: Hubble’s last portrait of Saturn and its rings
On June 20, 2019, Hubble Space Telescope snapped this portrait of Saturn and rings at its closest approach to Earth.
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