a pale blue dot

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    1. Retrophilepix 27 months ago | reply

      Why only one dwarf planet? and why is it bigger than the inner planets?

    2. M1K3Y 27 months ago | reply

      Do you mean the Sun?

    3. Retrophilepix 26 months ago | reply

      Nope. The Sun is at the bottom (wrist end) of the arm. I was referring to the topmost circle which I assume is meant to be Pluto. If the planets are supposed to be in any sort of scale it should be a barely visible dot and yet it about twice the size of the inner 4.

      I realise that this is not meant to be an accurate depiction (I could comment on the inclination of the rings etc) but I was wondering if the tattoo had been done as a protest against Pluto's demotion.

      P.S. I do like how the 'elbow wrinkles' correspond to the asteroid belt :)
      P.P.S. Is the arm yours or that of someone you know?

    4. M1K3Y 25 months ago | reply

      my arm, Drake's depiction of the Solar System, as seen on our robot emissary, Voyager.

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