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Future Europa
Several billion years from now our Sun will become a swollen caricature of itself – a red giant. When that happens the icy moons around the outer planets will warm up. Europa, a satellite of Jupiter which at the present possesses a crust of solid i...
Keywords: planet, gas giant, future, Jupiter, Europa, landscape, Sun, red giant...

Meltdown
The Sun as a red giant. Earth begins to melt as the red-giant Sun swells and approaches our planet’s orbit. Eventually the melting may penetrate throughout Earth’s crust, leaving the planet molten from surface to core. The fate of the Earth is un...
Keywords: Sun, landscape, Earth, red giant, star, volcanism, future...

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...

Planets and Stars Compared
This animation compares the sizes of all the planets in the Solar System, starting with the smallest, Mercury, and increasing in size up until Jupiter. It then goes on comparing the Sun to other, larger stars. The concentric circles which appear towa...
Keywords: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Sun, star, red gi...

Stars Compared
Stars come in many sizes and colours, as this diagram for my ...
Keywords: star, red giant, blue giant, white dwarf, red dwarf, Sun, Proxima...

10 Cool Solar System Sights
... ater plumes erupt from cracks in the ice. 5. Europa's melted icy surface 6 billion years from now, when the Sun has become a red giant. 6. Volcanoes erupting on Jupiter's innermost large moon, Io. 7. A dust storm on the Red Planet, Mars. 8. A glimpse ...
Keywords: Solar System, Charon, Pluto, Io, Jupiter, Europa, Sun, comet, Mercury, scarp, Tr...

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