Pale blue dot

Explore the wonders of the pale blue dot and marvel at the awe-inspiring images of our planet Earth. Join us on a journey through space and gain a new appreciation for our home.
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"Pale Blue Dot" in original size and color. On February 14, 1990, having completed its primary mission, the Voyager 1 spacecraft was commanded by NASA to turn around and photograph the planets of the solar system. NASA compiled the 60 images of this unique event in a series called "Family Portrait". One of the pictures returned was of Earth, from a record distance of about 6 billion kilometers (3.7 billion miles), showing up as a pale blue dot in the grainy photograph you see above; this…

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Cassini’s Pale Blue Dot Cassini Spacecraft, Nasa Goddard, Rings Of Saturn, Pale Blue Dot, Our Planet Earth, Rare Images, Dots Wallpaper, Space Photos, Space Pictures

In this rare image taken on 19 July, the wide-angle camera on the international Cassini spacecraft has captured Saturn’s rings and our planet Earth and Moon in the same frame. The dark side of Saturn, its bright limb, the main rings, the F ring, and the G and E rings are clearly seen; the limb of Saturn and the F ring are overexposed. The ‘breaks’ in the brightness of Saturn’s limb are due to the shadows of the rings on the globe of Saturn, preventing sunlight from shining through the…

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Alessandra Cenciarelli