Thursday, February 14, 2019

The Pale Blue Dot

Today's Astronomy Picture of the Day is an image transmitted by the Voyager 1 craft, four billion miles out, on February 14, 1990. A portrait of our home system (minus those planets too "close" to the Sun to be imaged (Mercury, and by dint of position, Mars) or too small and dim to be captured (Pluto).

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