Cassini's Saturn pix a success

2013-07-23T00:00:00Z Cassini's Saturn pix a successArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
July 23, 2013 12:00 am  • 

If you went outside and waved and smiled at Saturn Friday, your photos are ready.

NASA's Cassini spacecraft took a mosaic of photos of Saturn and its rings, backlit by the sun. Earth was in the background of the camera's field of view, so Cassini's managers asked everyone to go outside to wave and smile.

Earth is a pale, blue dot from space, and the people waving and smiling, while certainly there, can't be seen.

Read more and find a link to the images and explanations at: azstarnet.com/scientificbent

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