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Old/fake images of Earth is viral claimed as taken and sent by Chandrayaan 2

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A set of beautiful images of Earth is viral claimed as taken by Chandrayaan 2 and sent back.
Common text used in most of the viral message is “Photos of earth sent by चंद्रयान2”

A Post in a Facebook Group “Positive Thoughts” by Sajjan Sethia has More than 2600 Shares by now





These all images have been on internet for years, mostly on websites offering wallpapers for desktop/mobiles etc. These are not real and were created digitally.

None of these images are posted on official ISRO website or social platforms.



Image 1

NASA has a website for Conceptual Images Lab.  The following image was posted on their site 11 years ago, in 2008

A fortuitous orbit of the International Space Station allowed the astronauts this striking view of Sarychev volcano (Russia’s Kuril Islands, northeast of Japan) in an early stage of eruption on June 12, 2009. Sarychev Peak is one of the most active volcanoes in the Kuril Island chain and is located on the northwestern end of Matua Island. – NASA


Image 2

This goes back to year 2014 or before

Image 3

Following is a computer generated image and had been viral for years.



Image 4

This one has been used on Book Cover in Year 2014 and the image could be older


Image 5

Following is screenshot of a computer generated video from NASA’s website explaining Northern Lights posted in 14 years ago


Image 6

This is also a screenshot from NASA’s website

Image 7

This image has also been on internet for many years


Image 8

From NASA’s website – Year 2007


Image 9

This dates back to Year 2011 or before

Image 10

Computer generated image for wallpapers for devices, dates back to year 2012 or before

Image 11

This has also been popular for Wallpapers etc.




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