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"Saturn, photographed by Cassini. In what some call “the most stunning photograph ever taken”, the Cassini probe captured Saturn backlit by the Sun. What's more stunning is that Earth is visible in this photo, as a tiny dot just above the rings on the left."

In the Shadow of Saturn. January 2009 the Cassini spacecraft was orbiting Saturn and drifted in giant planet's shadow for about 12 hours. Far in the distance, at the left, just above the bright main rings, is the almost ignorable pale blue dot of Earth.

"Earthrise" is the name given to NASA image AS8-14-2383, taken by astronaut William Anders during the Apollo 8 mission, the first manned voyage to orbit the Moon.It has been called "the most influential environmental photograph ever taken." The photograph was taken from lunar orbit on December 24, 1968 with a Hasselblad camera.

"Earthrise" is the name given to NASA image the "first jaw-dropping picture of Earth from outer space." It was taken on this day in 1968 by astronaut William Anders during the Apollo 8 mission, the first manned voyage to orbit the Moon.

Murmurations of Starlings by Owen Humphreys, ligthbox.time: Starlings arriving at Gretna in Scotland signal winter is on its way. #Starlings #Scotland #Photography#Owen_Humphreys

Murmurations: Spectacular Starlings Signal Winter Is On Its Way - starlings arriving at Gretna in the Scottish Borders. Photo by Sonia van Gilder Cooke.

Thousands of starlings surround a lone bird of prey which had swooped down to pick off a straggler. "Starlings have a very particular way of defending themselves from their predators like falcons and harriers. They form a large tightly packed flock and mob their enemy, scaring it off, frequently expanding and contracting and changing shape."

Thousands of starlings surround a lone bird of prey which had swooped down to pick off a straggler. "Starlings have a very particular way of defending themselves from their predators like falcons and harriers. They form a large tightly packed flock and mo