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Local Group Animation
Local Group galaxy cluster, computer animation. Some 50 galaxies of the central area of the Local Group are shown relative to our spiral Milky Way Galaxy, located at the centre of the circular grid. The concentric circles are 500,000 light-years apar...
Keywords: Milky Way, Local Group, galaxy cluster, galaxy, animation...

Primordial Earth Animation
An animation of the primitive Earth in the process of formation. We view the newborn world from its troubled surface – a sea of lava dotted with volcanoes spewing more lava, ash and smoke into the atmosphere. Meteorites fall frequently, illuminatin...
Keywords: volcanism, Earth, landscape, primordial, animation...

Solar System Animation
Animation of the eight major planets in the Solar System, along with a comet and the asteroid belt. The planets are not to scale, and neither are their relative distances. Please like or subscribe to my YouTube channel....
Keywords: Sun, planet, animation, comet, asteroid, Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, S...

Animation of a Cataclysmic Binary
This video shows an interacting binary star system known as a cataclysmic variable (CV) or cataclysmic binary. The larger star is a red dwarf, a normal and very common star somewhat smaller, cooler and fainter than the Sun. It is in orbit around a mu...
Keywords: ... dwarf, white dwarf, star, binary star, animation ...

Space Animation Showreel
This short video offers a brief glimpse at around 15 of my astronomy animations, most of which can be found in their entirety elsewhere on my YouTube channel....
Keywords: Sun, planet, animation, asteroid, Earth, Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune, ice giant, ga...

Flight Over Titan's Lakes
This computer animation gives us a glimpse of one of the Solar System's largest natural satellites - Titan, the biggest moon of Saturn. Titan, which is 50% bigger than our own Moon, was the subject of the Huygens probe in 2005, glimpsed at the end o...
Keywords: Titan, Saturn, landscape, planet, animation, spacecraft, surface...

High-Mass X-Ray Binary
This is an animation of a high-mass x-ray binary, in which a giant blue star is in orbit around a compact companion – sometimes a neutron star and sometimes a black hole. The giant star is distorted owing to its proximity to its highly compact part...
Keywords: ... , blue giant, HMXB, stellar wind, star, animation, binary star, jets ...

Journey to the Milky Way
In this animation, we initially view our Milky Way galaxy as just one of many others. We then zoom in at an impossible speed, approaching the majestic spiral from an oblique angle. The location of the Solar System is betrayed by the yellow dot toward...
Keywords: galaxy, Milky Way, barred spiral, animation...

Juno at Jupiter
Animation of NASA's Juno spacecraft arriving at Jupiter and examining the planet from a polar orbit. Juno was launched in 2011 on a five-year flight to Jupiter. Unlike previous Jupiter missions, it uses solar panels (three arrays seen here). Previous...
Keywords: Juno, Jupiter, planet, gas giant, spacecraft, animation, astronomical art...

Philae Lander
This is an animation of the Philae probe on the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. The probe is expected to land on the comet nucleus in November 2014, after being dispatched from the Rosetta mothership in orbit around the comet. The comet ...
Keywords: Rosetta, probe, comet, nucleus, Philae, animation, 67P, Churyumov-Gerasimenko...

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