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Pictures of Earth from Other Planets
Real Pictures of Earth from Space
Pictures of Earth can be captured from other planets. Several deep-space probes have photographed Earth over the years. These photos of Earth from space put into perspective how large our solar system is. Scientists are able to better understand our universe and our existence thanks to these pictures of Earth from other planets.
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Picture of Earth from Beyond Neptune
Also known as “The Pale Blue Dot”, this photo of Earth was the first ever photograph of the solar system. After completing its mission of studying the outer solar system, NASA’s Voyager 1 space probe captured this picture of Earth from 4 billion miles (6 billion kilometers) away on February 14, 1990.