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Thursday, September 21, 2006

Earth - View from Saturn

"Earth is captured here in a natural color portrait made possible by the passing of Saturn directly in front of the sun from Cassini's point of view. At the distance of Saturn's orbit, Earth is too narrowly separated from the sun for the spacecraft to safely point its cameras and other instruments toward its birthplace without protection from the sun's glare."

That's just a fire fly that got smooshed on the camera during take off...

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