10 matches found for search term habitable
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In this image I imagine an Earth-like world in orbit around not a single star but a
close binary. What beautiful sunsets could be witnessed from this world. In the sky I
have added a giant satellite, its night side illuminated by cities, betraying in...
... nary star, star, satellite, Earth-like, habitable, surface ...
This is the same kind of binary star system (a cataclysmic variable) as depicted
Cataclysm III and VI this time seen from a cave on a purely hypothetical, watery and
rocky planet. Admittedly, though, such a situation is highly unlikely to exist in
... trial planet, planet, exoplanet, water, habitable, surface ...
This image shows a total eclipse, complete with diamond ring effect, but not
necessarily an eclipse on Earth. I have made the moon larger than it would appear in
Earth's sky, so this is an alien but Earth-like planet somewhere else in the galaxy
exoplanet, satellite, ocean, eclipse, landscape, habitable, Earth-like, surface...
This was a commission for Scientific American, in their September 2000 edition. It
was to illustrate an article about finding extrasolar planets via occultation – by
detecting the dip in light levels as the planets transit in front of their stars. ...
exoplanet, planet, Earth-like, binary star, habitable, star...
Sister Earth II
This is an alternative impression of the extrasolar planet Gliese 581c, which
resembles the Earth but which is five times its mass. I show the planet as seen from
one of two hypothetical satellites....
... tellite, terrestrial planet, landscape, habitable, surface ...
Sister Earth III
Another impression of the extrasolar planet Gliese 581c, which resembles the Earth
but which is five times its mass. I show the planet with two hypothetical satellites
and a system of rings....
exoplanet, planet, super earth, Gliese 581, satellite, ring, habitable, terrestr...
This is Gliese 581 c, one of three planets orbiting the star Gliese 581. Gliese
581 c has garnered much attention because it is very small compared to virtually all
other known exoplanets to date, at only 1.5 times the radius of the Earth and five
exoplanet, planet, super earth, Gliese 581, satellite, habitable, landscape, ter...
Proxima Centauri b – Flyover
... nd bigger than the Earth, so it has the gravity to retain heavy gases, unlike
Mercury and Mars. It also orbits in its star's habitable zone - theoretically, a region surrounding a
star within which liquid water can exist on an the surface of orbiting ...
landscape, red dwarf, Alpha Centauri, Proxima, star, exoplanet, planet, animatio...
Stanford Torus – Version 1
Artwork of a Stanford Torus. This is a design for a space station proposed by NASA in
1975 at Stanford University. It consists of a torus with a radius of 1800km and a
cross-sectional radius of 130m for the habitable
section. The ring is connected to...
Earth, Moon, Stanford Torus, hardware, space station, space habitat...
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