Its the 50th anniversary of the luna landings, and there has been allot of media attention directed towards NASA’s achievement. My children and I have been fortunate enough to have a fairly decent home telescope to play with in the back garden, and over the last few years we have managed to capture some amazing shots of the moon. 

But last night, we managed to capture this shot of Jupiter and some of its moons. 

This image was taken with my canon 5DSR, handheld, looking through the view finder of the telescope. 

I wonder if, through technological advances, the ability to easily view the middle reaches of our solar system will have some sort of effect on how we see ourselves within the universe? and possibly give us a sense of our fragility and loneliness and the importance of looking after the miraculous planet we live on. 

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