This photo of Earth peaking out between Saturn's rings will make you feel small

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This photo of Earth peaking out between Saturn's rings will make you feel small - World News


We have an obsession with looking at ourselves from space. 


So it should come as no surprise that we continue to turn our far-flung spacecraft homeward to see what we look like from way out in the solar system.


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A new photo taken by the Cassini spacecraft near Saturn shows Earth as a small speck of light, framed and dwarfed by Saturn's famous rings. 



A zoomed out view.

Image: NASA/JPL-CALTECH/SSCI

Cassini was 870 million miles away from Earth when it snapped this photo on April 12, according to NASA.


"Although far too small to be visible in the image, the part of Earth facing Cassini at the time was the southern Atlantic Ocean," NASA said in a statement. Read more...

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