Hey, What Is That Pale Blue Dot?

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Ever had your picture take from one billion miles away?

Actually, you have. NASA’s Cassini orbiter recently photographed our moon and planet from about one-billion miles away.

Earth, obviously, is the bright flash in the middle. The moon is just down and to the left. Take a look at a few more of the incredible photos.
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13 Responses to “Hey, What Is That Pale Blue Dot?”

  1. Wise Guy is leaving (bye!)
    August 23, 2013 at 10:55 am #

    That is amazing!!! :)

    • purple bird
      August 23, 2013 at 8:00 pm #

      Oh, you are? Well, bye. Peechtival!

      • Wise Guy is coming (hello)
        October 24, 2013 at 5:48 pm #

        I’m back!!!

  2. COOOOOOOOOOOOOOL
    August 23, 2013 at 5:59 pm #

    for real what is the dot?

    • COOOOOOOOOOOOOOL
      August 23, 2013 at 6:00 pm #

      oh wait i didnt read it yet

      • how did they do it?
        August 23, 2013 at 6:02 pm #

        read the name

  3. purple bird
    August 23, 2013 at 8:00 pm #

    That doesn’t exactly look pale and blue to me. Peechtival!

  4. Beth Robey
    August 24, 2013 at 7:38 pm #

    That’s AWESOME!!

  5. challenger
    August 26, 2013 at 3:39 pm #

    COOOOOL!!!!!!

    • abela
      September 6, 2013 at 5:24 pm #

      i am sorry i am in a bad mod today

  6. Third-wheel
    August 27, 2013 at 9:44 am #

    EPIC!

  7. Jmaul
    August 27, 2013 at 6:32 pm #

    I think it is Neptune

  8. The Doctor
    August 29, 2013 at 4:35 pm #

    Hey y’all, 1: I’m sad that Wise Guy is leaving. (if he really is)

    2: READ THE TITLE!!!!!!!!!!! Why are people saying that the dot is Neptune!!!! I mean, c’mon!!!!!!

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