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Ahid Rasheed
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Earth and the Moon 

Earlier today, +Chris Hadfield posted this image on Facebook. 

The image features Earth and the Moon - properly scaled in distance and relative size to each other.  At this scale, the ISS isn't even one pixel!

#thursdayreflection   #nasa   #spacephotography   #scienceeveryday  
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How come Hubble's pictures of galaxies billions of light years away are so beautifully detailed, yet the pictures of Pluto, which is so much closer, are just little blobs? I get asked this question, or variations of it, a lot. Here's an explainer.
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I was in Rajasthan all month last month and saw a lot of people urinating in public, but didn't see a single instance of volunteers shaming offenders. I like the idea though.
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Having lived in Bombay for a while, I can also tell you that they they also freely wee on the stairways of the office buildings, too. So, avoid the office stairways in Bombay!
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    LLB, 1999
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I'm an astronomy enthusiast, stargazer, flashpacker, ex-lawyer and mostly harmless.
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