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The Mars Global Surveyor spacecraft, currently orbiting the red planet, had a chance to turn its cameras back on earth, also capturing Jupiter as the planets were aligned. It's a quite beautiful shot, much more detailed then the voyager pale blue dot, while at the same time conveying a sense of how small our planet is.

I especially like the first shot as it appears on the web page.

- Tom | permalink | changelog | Last updated: 2003-05-24 01:45

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