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10 Cool Solar System Sights
... ice. 5. Europa's melted icy surface 6 billion years from now, when the Sun has become a red giant. 6. Volcanoes erupting on Jupiter's innermost large moon, Io. 7. A dust storm on the Red Planet, Mars. 8. A glimpse at the nucleus of a comet, as ices ...
Keywords: Solar System, Charon, Pluto, Io, Jupiter, Europa, Sun, comet, Mercury, scarp, Tr...

Brown Dwarf I
... h mass to ignite main-sequence nuclear reactions. They are thus not true stars, and may in fact be closer to planets such as Jupiter in appearance. There is evidence that they have banded cloud patterns like those of the giant planets (as this image ...
Keywords: landscape, brown dwarf, hot Jupiter, exoplanet, surface...

Europan Night
What you have here is a view of the giant planet Jupiter from a vantage point somewhere above the surface of Europa, one of its icy moons. The Sun is right behind you but just below the moon's horizon, so the light in this rendition is coming from Ju...
Keywords: planet, gas giant, Jupiter, Europa, landscape...

Future Europa
Several billion years from now our Sun will become a swollen caricature of itself – a red giant. When that happens the icy moons around the outer planets will warm up. Europa, a satellite of Jupiter which at the present possesses a crust of solid i...
Keywords: planet, gas giant, future, Jupiter, Europa, landscape, Sun, red giant...

Geyser on Europa
Ice geyser on Europa. Europa is the smallest of the four Galilean moons of Jupiter, and the second closet to the planet. Its surface is icy and relatively smooth. Impacting meteorites cause melting of the surface, allowing the water to smooth out bef...
Keywords: Europa, Jupiter, geyser, planet, landscape...

Jupiter’s Cloud Tops
Artwork of the cloud tops of Jupiter, the Solar System's largest planet. The view is towards the Sun, with the four large Galilean moons to either side of it. From left to right they are Io, Ganymede, Europa and Callisto....
Keywords: Jupiter, Galilean, clouds, cloudscape, sky, atmosphere...

Outer Solar System
Here is a view of the Solar System, focusing on the giant outer planets Neptune, Uranus, Saturn and Jupiter. Saturn is in the foreground. Had the various elements in this image been to scale, which they are not, the orbits of the innermost planets wo...
Keywords: Sun, Mars, Mercury, Venus, Earth, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Jupiter, gas giant, t...

Planets and Stars Compared
This animation compares the sizes of all the planets in the Solar System, starting with the smallest, Mercury, and increasing in size up until Jupiter. It then goes on comparing the Sun to other, larger stars. The concentric circles which appear towa...
Keywords: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Sun, star, red gi...

Space Travel Poster – Amalthea
... wentieth century. This one regards the Jovian satellite Amalthea, which orbits extremely close to its planet. The view of Jupiter from there would be absolutely spectacular! ...
Keywords: Amalthea, space travel poster, landscape, planet, satellite, surface, Jupiter...

Tides of Fire
This picture shows Jupiter seen from the surface of its closest Galilean moon, Io. Because Io is so close to Jupiter, it is constantly engaged in a tug-of-war with the planet's considerable gravity. On Earth, the Moon's gravitational pull, and to a l...
Keywords: planet, gas giant, Jupiter, landscape, traditional art, volcanism...

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