Cassini to photograph Earth from 898 million miles away

New York, July 14 (ANI): NASA's Cassini spacecraft will take some far-out pictures of Earth from 898 million miles away on Friday.

Scientists are clicking these images because, at this time, Saturn will be backlight by the sun and even the Earth will be included in the photograph, the New York Daily News reported.

The space agency has released charts of the Los Angeles, Chicago and New York skylines, which show the approximate location of the planet when the pictures are going to be taken.

The 15-minute galactic photo shoot will start at 5:27 p.m. EST and keep clicking until 5:42 pm.

Cassini Project Scientist Linda Spilker has said in a blog that the scientific objective of the image is to examine the rings and see if there is any change in them. (ANI)

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