The images on this website are only a few of the many images published by the Atlantic Monthly every Christmas in its Hubble Space Telescope Advent Calendar. The image on this page is the illuminated crescent of Earth showing part of South America and Antarctica, acquired with a narrow-angle camera from a distance of 350,000 km. (Credit: ESA/MPS for OSIRIS Team MPS/UPD/LAM/IAA/RSSD/INTA/ UPM/DASP/IDA).