Hey, What Is That Pale Blue Dot?


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.


13 Comments on Hey, What Is That Pale Blue Dot?

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

    That is amazing!!! :)

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

    for real what is the dot?

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

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

  4. That’s AWESOME!!

  5. COOOOOL!!!!!!

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


  7. I think it is Neptune

  8. 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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