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Blue marble. The most famous picture of our planet, taken by the crew of the Apollo 17 on December 7, 1972.

Fun fact, the original picture was taken "upside-down." They changed the orientation after.

Fun fact, the original picture was taken “upside-down.” They changed the orientation after.

Here’s the¬†original¬†orientation for comparison. Africa, the Arabian Peninsula, and part of Antarctica are in the picture.