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Source: NASA

 

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5 Responses to “The Earth Seen from the Other Side of Saturn”

  1. Bob is still unemployed   says:

    The same day that Cassini took the picture from the vicinity of Saturn, this picture was taken of the Earth and Moon by the MESSENGER craft orbiting Mercury.

  2. GeorgeBurnsWasRight says:

    Personally, that photo alone is almost worth the $20 or so that the US space program costs me in taxes this year.

    • Richard W. Kline says:

      Agreed, completely. A real mind expander, a startling image, and a magnificent shot all in one. I’d buy a print of that and put it on my wall tomorrow.

  3. scecman says:

    Holy crap, I want to go to Saturn immediately – can I buy a ticket from Elon Musk?

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