Friday, December 5, 2014

Fact of the Day: Pale Blue Dot

As it was leaving the Solar System past the final planets, Voyager 1 (at the request of Carl Sagan) turned it's camera the other way around and took a last photo of Earth. From such a long distance, Earth was nothing more than pale blue dot. 

9 comments:

Margaret D said...

Goodness.
hope you are feeling better today

Dixie@dcrelief said...

Amazing. I too, hope you've improved.

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Just a tiny speck...

Christine said...

Wow, interesting photo.

Pat Hatt said...

A speck of dust in the universe

Pilar Domínguez said...

We are nothing in the inmensity of Universe...just a pale blue dot...Kisses:)

Kati said...

Great photo - we really are so insignificant actually!

Have a wonderful weekend,
-Kati

Dascha said...

Wow, that is pretty.

xoxo
Dascha

stephen Hayes said...

Ah yes, Sagan's Pale Blur Dot. Really puts things into perspective.