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Photos of the Day: Earth from 898 Million Miles Away

Tue, 07/23/2013 - 9:54am
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In this rare image taken on July 19, 2013, the wide-angle camera on NASA's Cassini spacecraft has captured Saturn's rings and our planet Earth and its moon in the same frame. Earth, which is 898 million miles (1.44 billion kilometers) away in this image, appears as a blue dot at center right; the moon can be seen as a fainter protrusion off its right side.

Read: NASA Releases Images of Earth by Distant Spacecraft

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