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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
Within the Realm of a Dying Sun
At some point in the future, the Solar System's in for a roasting. And then some. About 6 or 7 billion years from now, the Sun will exhaust its hydrogen supply and swell to become a red giant. Its luminosity will balloon enormously, along with its ra...
Keywords: landscape, red giant, Sun, Earth, future, astronomical art
Welcome to my hypothetical planet, Ringleader, one of my earlier attempts at astronomical art. Like Uranus in our own Solar System, it's tipped over so that its rings are are nearly perpendicular to the plane in which it orbits. Here you have a view ...
Keywords: exoplanet, planet, ring, landscape, traditional art