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August 19, 1995
Our Solar System from Voyager
After taking its spectacular pictures of the outer solar system planets,
looked back at six planets
from the inner solar system. Here
were all visible across the sky. Each, however, was now just a small speck
of light, dimmer than many of the stars in the sky. Voyager 1 is only one
of four human-made objects to leave our Solar System, the other three being
Voyager 2, and
Pioneer 10 and 11.
Tomorrow's picture: Announcing Comet Hale-Bopp
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