There are a number of photos viral on social media with claim that- "First photograph of earth, sent by Chandrayaan 2".
These Photos of the earth are taken by the Chandrayaan 2 spacecraft which was launched on 22nd July 2019, by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
This series of photos is viral on social media with claim that these photos of the Earth are came from the Chandrayaan 2 spacecraft. There are multiple photographs drifting on social media.
Chandrayaan-2 has not sent these pictures of earth. Among others, a Facebook user "Priyabrata Dasgupta" uploaded a set of photographs of the Earth with the caption: "First photograph of earth, sent by Chandrayaan-2 What an eye-catching visual it is." The photographs are being widely shared on Facebook as well as Twitter.
But these viral Images are not true.
ISRO updated, the second earth-bound orbit-raising manoeuvre of the Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft has been successfully performed early on Friday (July 26) morning. And there was no clue was there these kinds of pics or any image which were from Chandrayaan-2.
We checked these shared photos with Google reverse Image, and found this image was taken by astronaut from ISS (International Space Station)
These images are from an animation video which was displayed with the caption- "Flight over the morning Earth" on Shutterstock.
This image is found on the website of NASA, this picture is available there from 2nd March, 2007, with the headline "Solar Eclipse from the Moon. Illustration Credit & Copyright: Hana Gartstein".
This image on was available on Shutterstock, which was posted by illustrator Alan Uster with caption "Planet earth with sunrise and moon in space".
This Picture has been taken from flickr.com. It is cropped and edited. The original and full image can be seen here...
The viral images are not came from Chandrayaan-2. These images are shared with a tweak. No relation with Chandrayaan. Chandrayaan-2 has not sent these pictures of the Earth.
These spread images were not related as claimed. These were not taken by chandrayaan-2. The claim was false.