Photo of Earth from 3.4 billion miles away

As it left the solar system the Voyager spacecraft took this pic of Earth. We are the tiny white dot:

look up and smile!

Modern computer chips and displays render something like 256 million different colors. Zoomed in, our Earth, with all our hopes and dreams, all the people, all the creatures, all the geology and history and philosophy, reduced to exactly three pixels of varying hues. Nice.

what color is your parachute?

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