One image is circulated widely on social media with the claim that it shows the sunset on Earth as seen from space.
a Instagram user posted the photo with the caption: “This is what the sunset looks like on earth from space.”
India Today Anti Fake News War Room (AFWA) has discovered that this is not an actual image of the sunset on Earth seen from space. Instead, it’s an image from a computer-generated video that shows the sunrise over Earth from space.
The video was created by a German artist.
While researching the viral image, we found it in a Reddit post dated September 22, 2021. Commenting below the image, one user said it was an image from a CGI video. The user also shared the link to the video which he said caused the viral image.
Said link led us to a video posted on “Pond 5“, a website of images and videos. The video has been attributed to a German artist with the username”Pixel25According to the description given here, the video shows the sunrise on Earth as seen from space.
It is important to note that the actual video is aligned horizontally and has the “POND5” watermark, while the viral image is vertical without a watermark.
NASA spokesperson said “USA Today” that the image is not associated with the space agency.
Alexander Gerst, an astronaut with the European Space Agency, had shared real images of the sunset on Earth as seen from space in 2019. These images can be seen below.
– Alexandre Gerst (@Astro_Alex) May 16, 2019
Some time ago, an image of a work of art went viral as the largest astronomical structure discovered to date. AFWA also debunked this claim.
ClaimThis is what the sunset looks like on Earth from space.ConclusionThis image is a still from a computer generated archival video that shows the sunrise from space. The video was created by a German artist. Even NASA has denied releasing the image.
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