900 Million Miles From Home

Jul 23 2013 @ 1:43pm

What the earth looks like from Saturn, courtesy of NASA’s Cassini spacecraft:

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Robert T. Gonzalez captions:

Earth is the bright, starburst-looking flash of light at the middle of the photo, our moon the speck just down and to the left. From Saturn, our planet is hardly distinguishable as the orb we know and love. That being said, I’d love to see you snap a photo this good from 898,410,414 miles away. And remember, this is a raw, unprocessed image–just one in a huge batch that Cassini beamed down to Earth on Saturday.

Cassini also captured Saturn and Earth in the same frame:

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(Photos by NASA)