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Earth as seen from Saturn

Discussion in 'Tech Talk - Gadgets, Gizmos and Technology' started by dpeters11, Jul 22, 2013.

  1. dpeters11

    dpeters11 Hall Of Fame

    May 30, 2007
  2. P Smith

    P Smith Mr. FixAnything

    Jul 25, 2002
    W.Mdtrn Sea
    I can't find the Moon...
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  3. Dude111

    Dude111 An Awesome Dude

    Aug 6, 2010
    I think i see it not sure though!
  4. dennisj00

    dennisj00 Hall Of Fame

    Sep 27, 2007
    Lake Norman, NC
    I have an earlier picture from Cassini of Saturn and rings with the Earth as a single green pixel as my desktop.

    And I felt severely insignificant when I sailed the Atlantic on a 42' sailboat in 1988.
  5. Mike Bertelson

    Mike Bertelson 6EQUJ5 WOW! Staff Member Super Moderator DBSTalk Club

    Jan 24, 2007
    That’s an impressive picture. I downloaded and blew it up and you can kinda see a light couple of pixels next to the Earth. That might be the Moon.

    Either way, it’s a very cool picture. :)

    Some of the best views of the night sky I’ve ever seen was from the bridge of my submarine in the middle of the Atlantic. With the nearest light several thousand miles away the stars were like a blanket in the sky. As a kid from north Jersey, I had no idea you could see so many stars in the night sky.

  6. dennisj00

    dennisj00 Hall Of Fame

    Sep 27, 2007
    Lake Norman, NC
    While we saw amazing things on the 1998 sailing trip, nothing compares to the first night I walked up on deck in July, 2005, in the Galapagos Islands.

    The Milky Way was just like Mickey Mouse threw all those stars up in the beginning of Disney. Billions and Billions . . . (thanks, Carl)

    There were some international crew that said they had never seen a star . . too hazy.


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