A Pale Blue Dot


In honor of today’s meteor landing and whiz-by of an olympic-swimming-pool-sized asteroid, here’s a video about us, Earth. Carl Sagan so poignantly spoke of the “pale blue dot”, seen in the grainy photo above, which is actually Earth, seen from Voyager 1’s camera as it left our solar system. A group called Order has a beautifully animated piece using Carl Sagan’s words, and poetically shows the significance of our pale blue dot.

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Pale Blue Dot from ORDER on Vimeo.

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