Awesome – Literally –

An amazing photo – Saturn, seen from the far side, with the sun in eclipse, backlighting Saturn and the rings. You can see the Earth at about 10 o’clock behind the rings (though you may need to go to the high resolution versions to see it).
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The original high resolution can be downloaded here.
Another version with enhanced brightness (go here to see high resolution):
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Thanks to Bayou Renaissance Man for pointing this out. I’m so glad to have lived in a time in which I can see things like this. When I was a kid, this sort of thing was simply not available.
Talk about a rare photo!
-Popgun

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