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An illustration showing a primitive terrestrial planet, more properly called a protoplanet, in the process of formation. We view the newborn
world from its troubled surface, and a whole host of similar worlds is visible in the
sky before us. This ima...
Earth, protoplanet, planetesimal, formation, planet, terrestrial planet, landsca...
Planet Nine is a hypothesized massive planet, first proposed in 2014, that is speculated to
orbit far out in the Solar System. It has not been detected formally. Instead,
astronomers have inferred its presence from perceived perturbations of the orbi...
solar system, planet, nine, gas giant, planet...
Planet of Kepler-35
Kepler-35 is a binary star system, around which astronomers have found a so-called
transiting circumbinary exoplanet, Kepler-35b. That
is, a planet which orbits both stars as if they were
one. This image imagines the view from the surface of a moon o...
Kepler, planet, binary, star, exoplanet, surface, clouds...
Planet of Life
The Earth as a fragment of DNA, a symbolic image characterising Earth's position as
the only planet (so far) known to exhibit life....
Earth, surreal, Moon, planet, terrestrial planet...
This is a rendition of a pulsar, which is a rapidly spinning neutron star, the
collapsed remains of a dead star's core. Some spin hundreds of times per second. As
they do, beams of radiation – usually radio waves but often, and as seen here,
supernova, pulsar, nebulae, neutron star, star, planet, terrestrial planet, exop...
3001 Earth Odyssey
Here I show the Earth in the deep future, when our technology has advanced to the
point that we can clearly see it from orbit. Or perhaps it's a different planet elsewhere in the universe, somewhat like the Earth
but having a greater technology than ...
planet, Earth, terrestrial planet, Moon, eclipse, Sun, future, cities, space art...
Birth of the Moon
Witness the formation of the Moon. The young Earth (right) is still surrounded by a
ring of debris from which the Moon (left) has recently formed. The debris is the
result of the Earth having been hit by a large protoplanet. This image appeared in Ea...
Moon, Earth, formation, planetoid, ring, terrestrial
... 50 full Moons. However, when Triton is between the Sun and Neptune, as in this
picture, the only illumination 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 o ...
planet, gas giant, Neptune, Triton, landscape,
satellite, traditional art, ice g...
In this movie, the lowland areas of Mars are covered in a blue sea. Mars' two moons,
Phobos and Deimos, are seen transiting across the planet in that order. It is thought that liquid water
existed on Mars millions of years ago, but it is now too cold...
planet, terrestrial planet, Mars, future, water, ocean, animation, terraform,
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Blue Mars IV
Astronomers are uncovering more and more evidence that seems to indicate that the
planet Mars, now dry and lifeless, was once able to
support liquid water. This impression shows the red planet in the future, when humans have terraformed and
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