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Tweedledee

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Tweedledee

Zoom in on the fantastic Cassini image of Saturn's rings showing inner satellites, Venus, Mars and Earth...

http://earthsky.org/astronomy-essentials/in-space-how-far-away-can-you-see-earth?mc_cid=dbd4c6c78e&mc_eid=98280cef03

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Smithysteve

It may be small, but it is home sweet home! These remote views do make our planet look quite fragile! The fact is, it is fragile. Maybe one day, we might start looking after it better!

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BAZ

Some amazing shots there Pete.

Steve's right, we need to look after the place we live and stop spending monstrous amounts of money on weaponry and more on protecting the planet and space exploration.

 

As the great Carl Sagan said, "A pale blue dot". 

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Tweedledee
14 hours ago, BAZ said:

Some amazing shots there Pete.

Steve's right, we need to look after the place we live and stop spending monstrous amounts of money on weaponry and more on protecting the planet and space exploration.

 

As the great Carl Sagan said, "A pale blue dot". 

I totally agree, though Stephen Hawking is not too optimistic...

https://www.space.com/8924-stephen-hawking-humanity-won-survive-leaving-earth.html

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On 05/09/2017 at 20:11, Smithysteve said:

It may be small, but it is home sweet home! These remote views do make our planet look quite fragile! The fact is, it is fragile. Maybe one day, we might start looking after it better!

Better sooner than later - a bit dangerous to have all our eggs in one basket! :(

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