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Beneath Titan's Veil
Titan is the subject of the Huygens probe, which reached this Saturnian moon on 14 January 2005. In this image, made before the encounter, I assumed a landscape sopping with murky, frigid, liquid hydrocarbon seas, while similar substances rain from t...
Keywords: planet, gas giant, Saturn, Titan, hydrocarbon, methane, rain, landscape, surface...

Blue Ice
... mination comes from the planet itself. Neptune then provides only about as much light as 0.9 full Moons, dying the Tritonian landscape a nice shade of ice-cold azure. ...
Keywords: planet, gas giant, Neptune, Triton, landscape, satellite, traditional art, ice g...

Extrasolar Eclipse
... ar, which is lighting up its atmosphere like a bright red ring, producing an eerie light that stains the barren, rock-strewn landscape. ...
Keywords: exoplanet, eclipse, satellite, landscape, star, ring, space art, surface...

Ice Geyser on Triton
... of frigid nitrogen gas. The Voyager images showed, as does my own rendition here, how the geysers leave dirty streaks on the landscape as the nitrogen and other materials is blown across by high altitude winds. ...
Keywords: planet, gas giant, Neptune, Triton, landscape, geyser, satellite, ice giant, rin...

Ice Geysers on Triton
This is a computer animation of cryovolcanism of Triton, the largest moon of Neptune. These icy geysers were observed by the Voyager 2 spacecraft - or rather, the spacecraft photographed the long stains that these features left on the landscape. It i...
Keywords: planet, gas giant, Neptune, Triton, landscape, geyser, satellite, ice giant...

Sojourner
... ava flood plain – chosen because it was flat and easier to achieve a nice touch-down there. This image depicts the Martian landscape as anything but flat – but that's what artistic license is for. ...
Keywords: Mars, rover, Pathfinder, Sojourner, landscape, traditional art...

Space Travel Poster - 55 Cancri F
... ommission for Sky at Night magazine, I was asked to picture the planet seen from the surface of an imaginary satellite whose landscape was lush with vegetation. One of the specifics was that the vegetation needed to resemble 'giant purple broccoli'! ...
Keywords: 55 Cancri, space travel poster, plants, landscape, planet, satellite, exoplanet,...

And the Sky Full of Stars
This image shows the view from a planet on the outskirts of a globular cluster such as 47 Tucanae. These are vast assemblages of up to a million ageing stars. If our Solar System could move to a more attractive lot of celestial real estate, such as t...
Keywords: landscape, cluster, globular cluster, star, exoplanet...

Aurora Planet
This is the view from a planet in a close orbit around a magnetic flare star. These stars have such gigantic episodes of magnetic activity that they must have huge starspots, some of which have actually been imaged. Life on a nearby planet would be i...
Keywords: flare, star, magnetic, starspot, landscape, aurora, exoplanet, planet...

Blue Giant Star
This classic space art example was commissioned for one of my recent books, Cosmic Menagerie: A Visual Journey Through the Universe. It imagines the view from the surface of a rocky world orbiting a blue giant star. These, such as Rigel in Orion, hav...
Keywords: blue giant, star, landscape, exoplanet, surface...

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