Valentines Day and 30th Anniversary of the Pale Blue Dot

Valentines Day coincides with the 30th Anniversary of the Pale Blue Dot Image.

Friday 14th February 8.15pm

The iconic Pale Blue Dot is an image of Earth taken from approximately 6 billion kilometers away by NASA’s Voyager 1 spacecraft on 14 February 1990. The Earth can be seen as a tiny pale-blue bright dot within deep space. The image was part of a larger group of images known as the Family Portrait series that consisted of various images of the solar system.

….”On it, everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone you ever heard of, every human being who ever was, lived out their lives. The aggregate of our joy and suffering, thousands of confident religions, ideologies, and economic doctrines, every hunter and forager, every hero and coward, every creator and destroyer of civilization, every king and peasant, every young couple in love, every mother and father, hopeful child, ….”

Carl Sagan

Be taken on an amazing Journey…………If it is cloudy a virtual Tour of the night sky will replace the live viewing at the telescopes.

Valentines Day – 30th Anniversary of the Pale Blue Dot and An Evening Under the Stars

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