Earth from the Moon

Claim: this is a photograph of Earth from the perspective of the moon.

Source: Twitter picture dump account called “Space Beauty” / @CosmosIsAmazing. Thanks to Fake Astropix account for noticing the post.

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The claim is false. That is actually a computer generated scifi photo by Vincent Todarello of Vintod Photo. Instagram link: https://www.instagram.com/p/2Raeknr3e1/

Further reading (and other fake images): 12 more viral images that are totally fake by Matt Novak.

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