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Binary Sunset
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...
Keywords: exoplanet, terrestrial planet, planet, water, ocean, binary star, star, satellit...

Blue Ice
Triton, Neptune's largest satellite, orbits at such a distance that, from its surface, Neptune appears roughly sixteen times the diameter of our Moon as seen from the Earth. Out here, the Sun is 900 times fainter than we know it, but still brighter t...
Keywords: planet, gas giant, Neptune, Triton, landscape, satellite, traditional art, ice g...

Extrasolar Eclipse
This illustration shows a hypothetical, Saturn-like gas giant planet (an exoplanet) viewed from a surface of one of its satellites. Another satellite is seen in the sky. The planet is eclipsing its parent star, which is lighting up its atmosphere lik...
Keywords: exoplanet, eclipse, satellite, landscape, star, ring, space art, surface...

Huygens on the Surface of Titan
This image imagines the Huygens probe on the surface of Saturn's largest moon, Titan. The probe, which landed on the satellite in January 2005, is shown as it might appear now, having weathered Titan's icy, hydrocarbon-rich climate for several years....
Keywords: Huygens, probe, Cassini, Titan, satellite, Saturn, methane, rain, hydrocarbon, s...

Plumes of Enceladus
Enceladus is a mid-sized satellite of Saturn, about 500 km across, known since 1789. In 2005, the Cassini spacecraft discovered that this relatively small world is, surprisingly, geologically active. Geyser-like jets of water were seen spewing from t...
Keywords: Enceladus, Saturn, geyser, volcanism, planet, gas giant, satellite...

Pluto Seen From Charon
An artist's impression of the dwarf planet Pluto as it might appear from the surface of its biggest natural satellite, Charon. The New Horizons probe has revealed that Pluto is a ruddy red colour. In this depiction, Pluto's phase is new – i.e. the ...
Keywords: Pluto, Charon, dwarf planet, landscape, moon, satellite...

Space Travel Poster - 55 Cancri F
... Cancri F. In a commission 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 p ...
Keywords: 55 Cancri, space travel poster, plants, landscape, planet, satellite, exoplanet,...

Space Travel Poster – Amalthea
This illustration is one of a series that I have been working on, borrowing heavily from the art-deco-style travel posters from the middle of the twentieth century. This one regards the Jovian satellite Amalthea, which orbits extremely close to i...
Keywords: Amalthea, space travel poster, landscape, planet, satellite, surface, Jupiter...

Space Travel Poster – Titan
This illustration is one of a series that I have been working on, borrowing heavily from the art-deco-style travel posters from the middle of the twentieth century. Titan is the largest moon of Saturn, and the only known natural satellite with a s...
Keywords: Titan, space travel poster, landscape, planet, satellite, ring, Saturn, surface...

Blue Mars
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...
Keywords: planet, terrestrial planet, Mars, future, water, ocean, animation, terraform, sa...

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