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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...

10 Cool Solar System Sights
This short film is a compilation of ten cool things to witness in the Solar System. 1. A flight over the surface of Pluto, with Charon, its largest moon, hugging the horizon. 2. Surveying the mysterious, pinkish landscape of Neptune's moon Triton, wi...
Keywords: ... Neptune, Uranus, rings, Mars, volcano, surface ...

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...

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...

Flight Over Titan's Lakes
... phere (of molecular nitrogen, as on Earth), but it is far, far colder than even our Antarctica, at -180 degrees Celsius. Its surface is primarily rock and water ice - and it is the only world aside from Earth on which stable bodies of liquid have bee ...
Keywords: Titan, Saturn, landscape, planet, animation, spacecraft, surface...

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...
Keywords: Kepler, planet, binary, star, exoplanet, surface, clouds...

Pluto Flyover
An animation featuring a flight over the surface of Pluto. I have used colours based on HST imagery - yellows, dark browns/blacks, greys and whites. Snow may or may not exist on Pluto, and in any case may not look like in this depiction, but it's fun...
Keywords: Pluto, Charon, surface, landscape, animation, dwarf planet...

Proxima Centauri b – Flyover
... bits in its star's habitable zone - theoretically, a region surrounding a star within which liquid water can exist on an the surface of orbiting body. Here’s my take on it. I've included an atmosphere but no water. To the left of Proxima is Alpha ...
Keywords: ... ma, star, exoplanet, planet, animation, surface, landscape ...

Space Travel Poster - 55 Cancri F
... , one of them called 55 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 nee ...
Keywords: ... pe, planet, satellite, exoplanet, ring, surface ...

Space Travel Poster - 70 Virginis B
... ginis B, one of the first exoplanets that astronomers ever discovered, in the mid-1990s. I have imagined it as seen from the surface of an idyllic Earth-like moon, lush with vegetation – a veritable 'new home from home'! ...
Keywords: ... tellite, plants, tree, exoplanet, ring, surface ...

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