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If You Were Wondering What Earth Looks Like From Saturn, Here You Go

18 Apr 2017, 22:20 UTC
If You Were Wondering What Earth Looks Like From Saturn, Here You Go NASA/JPL-Caltech/SSI/Jason Major
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That’s here; that’s home; that’s us. The image above shows what Earth looked like to NASA’s Cassini spacecraft on April 13, 2017 as it flew past Saturn’s night-shadowed A and F rings. At the time the raw images were captured Saturn and Cassini were about 889.6 million miles (1.43 billion kilometers) from Earth. From that distance our entire world—and everyone on it—is just another tiny light in the dark.

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