An incredible image dubbed "Pale Blue Dot" reveals how Earth looks form 4 billion miles away.
Captured by NASA's Voyager 1, the photograph is part of the first ever "portrait" of the solar system.
That speck is your home ... Earth .. as seen from the Voyager spacecraft pic.twitter.com/90b2bEe9oI— Antonio Paris (@AntonioParis) December 30, 2014
"The spacecraft acquired a total of 60 frames for a mosaic of the solar system from a distance of more than 4 billion miles from Earth and about 32 degrees above the ecliptic," NASA said. "From Voyager's great distance Earth is a mere point of light, less than the size of a picture element even in the narrow-angle camera."
The space agency said that in the image. Earth was just 0.12 pixel in size.
"This blown-up image of the Earth was taken through three color filters — violet, blue and green — and recombined to produce the color image," NASA said. "The background features in the image are artifacts resulting from the magnification."
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