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DanDare's Avatar Jump to comment 59 by DanDare

The pale blue dot was taken as one of 60 photos on February 14 1990. It took months for the images to be transmitted back to Earth because of a lack of available bandwidth. I believe the one of Earth did not finish arriving until April.

Voyager 1 was beyond the orbits of Neptune and Pluto, over 5 light hours away.

Sat, 16 Jan 2010 05:09:00 UTC | #432050