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Emergence of the Terrestrials

T his shows a view towards the Sun in the days when the terrestrial planets were forming from the protoplanetary disc, about 4500 million years ago. It shows an advanced stage in the process of planet formation.

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Name: Emergence of the Terrestrials

Category: Solar System

Medium: Photoshop

Date: 2001

Client: Cambridge University Press

Tags: accretion formation planet planetesimal planetoid terrestrial planet