Sunrise on a Blue Planet

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Sept. 3 2014 3:18 PM

Sunrise on a Blue Planet

Sometimes, you just need to be reminded that our planet is a beautiful place to be.

Earth from space.
Dawn, over the one planet we call home, seen from the International Space Station.

Photo by NASA

Or, a beautiful place to be above. Imagine seeing more than a dozen of these views every day ...

Phil Plait writes Slate’s Bad Astronomy blog and is an astronomer, public speaker, science evangelizer, and author of Death From the Skies!