The Pale Blue Dot

The dot on the right-most stripe is the Earth seen by the Voyager 1 spacecraft in 1990. It was about 6 billion miles away at the time.

Pale Blue Dot

The late Carl Sagan wrote a book based on this picture called The Pale Blue Dot. Below is an excerpt from the Cosmos series where he talks about what your book calls the cosmic perspective.

The Pale Blue Dot


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