Wednesday 11 December 2013

Juno probe captures movie of Earth-Moon 'dance' (and how small we all are)

Very cool movie showing how small we all are:

"You may remember some years ago that Carl Sagan took a picture he called the Pale Blue Dot, and made a lot of very important points about the fact that everything we know is on this little dot. And I think our movie does the same thing but with a moving image rather than just a still one."

The quote above is from BBC's Juno probe captures movie of Earth-Moon 'dance' which is making reference to this picture (see Pale Blue Dot article at wikipedia):