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Pale Blue Dot turns 25

On Feb. 14, 1990, NASA’s Voyager 1 spacecraft took a family portrait of the solar system, capturing Neptune, Uranus, Saturn, Jupiter, Venus and Earth — which showed up as a “pale blue dot” — in a single view.

The Pale Blue Dot photo, which was taken when Voyager 1 was located 40 astronomical units from Earth, turns 25 today.

Voyager 1 is now about 130 AU from Earth, according to the Space.com article.

Pale Blue Dot turns 25
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