NASA Releases Photo of Earth Taken from the Dark Side of Saturn by the Cassini Spacecraft



NASA Releases Photo of Earth Taken from the Dark Side of Saturn by the Cassini Spacecraft 1

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Yesterday NASA published a new photograph taken on July 19, 2013, by a wide-angle camera on the Cassini spacecraft that shows a view of Earth from the dark side of Saturn. In the photo Earth is 898 million miles away and the moon appears as just a tiny protrusion off to the right (you might need to see it up close). According to NASA this is only the third time that Earth has ever been photographed from the outer solar system.

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