This magnificent image is a portrait of the Earth taken in one single shot. At 121 megapixels, it is the highest resolution image of the planet ever and was taken by the geostationary Russian weather satellite the Electro-L.
Today's Short Reading from the Bible . "And God promised men that good and obedient wives would be found in all corners of the earth . " Then God made the earth round . And God laughed and God laughed.
On July NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured a rare image of Saturn's rings and our planet Earth and its moon. The latest attempt at the Pale Blue Dot photo but closer and with much better equipment and perspective.
Astronomy Picture of the Day - Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer. - http://ift.tt/2FXjHml - ifttt nasa - January 19 2018 at 07:28PM