Old 08-20-2010, 01:23 AM #1
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Image of the Earth and Moon from 114 million miles away, it really made me feel kind of insignificant after I viewed it.






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Astronomy always depresses me... I tend to avoid it for just that reason. It really brings you down to size.
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Hey, I can see my house from here!
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This is what happens when you zoom too far out on Google maps

Where is that pic from?


NVM.. http://messenger.jhuapl.edu/gallery/sciencePhotos/
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This is what happens when you zoom too far out on Google maps

Where is that pic from?


NVM.. MESSENGER: MErcury Surface, Space ENvironment, GEochemistry, and Ranging
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only really thought provoking if you needed that image you help you conceptualise the enormity of space relative to earth
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it just makes since that somewhere there's life besides earth. believe in ET's or not, it seems logical.
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