Pale Blue Dot - Seen from about 6 billion kilometers billion miles), Earth appears as a tiny dot (the blueish-white speck approximately halfway down the brown band to the right) within the darkness of deep
Zen Pencils- Carl Sagan: "The Pale Blue Dot is a photograph of Earth taken by the Voyager 1 spacecraft at a distance of billion miles away . The resulting image inspired Sagan to write this now famous and breathtaking passage.
An Early Draft of Carl Sagan's Famous 'Pale Blue Dot' Quote
“It suddenly struck me that that tiny pea, pretty and blue, was the Earth. I put up my thumb and shut one eye, and my thumb blotted out the planet Earth. I didn’t feel like a giant. I felt very, very small” - Neil Armstrong
On July NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured a rare image of Saturn's rings and our planet Earth and its moon. The latest attempt at the Pale Blue Dot photo but closer and with much better equipment and perspective.
The Pale Blue Dot: A Timeless Valentine to the Cosmos
The Pale Blue Dot, a Voyager 1 photo showing Earth (circled) as a single pixel from 4 billion miles billion kilometres) away, is featured in the film. Al Gore points out that all of human history has happened on that tiny pixel, which is our only home.