This is what you look like from Mars


Do you see that multicolored dot shining against a black background? That’s us. That’s all of us. 

An amazing new composite photo taken by a satellite orbiting Mars shows the Earth and our moon shining brightly from 127 million miles away.

Much like the dramatic “pale blue dot” image taken by the Voyager 1 probe in 1990, or any “blue marble” image of Earth, the sense of scale in this new photo is staggering. 

Our planet — which more often than not feels like the most important thing in the universe — is actually incredibly tiny when seen from this far-off perspective.  Read more…

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Source: Mashable

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