New version of the ‘Pillars of Creation’ photo for Hubble’s 25th anniversary in 2015

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One of my absolute favourite photos ever. It’s mind-boggling what is going on here, and the scale of it.

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http://www.nasa.gov/content/goddard/hubble-goes-high-definition-to-revisit-iconic-pillars-of-creation/#.VKvd5yusVnE

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Perspective

Looking at our planet from this perspective, doesn’t war and the need of men to dominate and control others seem pointless? And the UN climate change pronouncements seem a tad more important?

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Taken fromĀ APOD: Moon and Earth from Chang’e 5-T1 (2014 Nov 04)
Image Credit: Chinese National Space Administration, Xinhuanet
http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap141104.html