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What does the Earth look like when viewed from Saturn?

Yes! It's a tiny blue dot of just about 1.6 arc seconds diameter. Cassini made the most famous image of the "In Saturn's Shadow – The Pale Blue Dot", in remembrance of the first such image ...
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Planets Named After Roman Gods, Except Earth

There are two primary reasons why the planets were named after Roman Gods. Language - the early astronomers in Europe wrote in Latin, and Latin was the language of the Roman Empire. So they ended up ...
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What is the distance between Stephenson 2-18 and Earth?

Stephenson 2-18 is in the Milky Way. It is located about 19000 light years away, but this value is very uncertain. There is a cluster of stars which is somewhere between 25000 light-years and 16500 ...
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