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Analemma
Sun analemma. Artwork of the analemma, the figure of eight shape made by plotting the position of the Sun at the same time of day during the year. The analemma is caused because the axis of the Earth's rotation is not perfectly perpendicular to the p...
Keywords: ... of eight, horizon, landscape, seasons, Sun analemma, Sun position, the Sun ...

Sun Compared to Largest Star - Labelled
Diagram comparing the Sun with Stephenson 2-18. The latter is the current contender for the largest known star, a red hypergiant some 2150 times the diameter of the Sun. The Sun can fit into it 10 billion times!...
Keywords: ... atic, size, stars, Stephenson 2-18, the Sun ...

Radio Telescope and Sun
Artwork of a radio telescope silhouetted against the setting Sun....
Keywords: ... te, sky, sky-watching, stars, studying, sunrise, sunset, telescope, the Sun ...

Magnetosphere - V6
Earth's magnetosphere. Computer artwork showing the interaction of the solar wind with Earth's magnetic field (not to scale). The solar wind is made up of charged particles emitted by the Sun (right). The Earth's magnetic field deflects these particl...
Keywords: ... n, shielding, solar system, solar wind, sun ...

Dyson Swarm - V1
To harness much more of the Sun's abundant power, our descendants have encased the star in a cage of billions of moving parts - a Dyson swarm. This energy can then be transmitted to wherever it is needed in the Solar System....
Keywords: ... , sf, solar, stars, stellar, structure, sun, technology, type, type 2 civilizati ...

Dyson Swarm - V2
To harness much more of the Sun's abundant power, our descendants have encased the star in a cage of billions of moving parts - a Dyson swarm. This energy can then be transmitted to wherever it is needed in the Solar System....
Keywords: ... , sf, solar, stars, stellar, structure, sun, technology, type, type 2 civilizati ...

Solar System - V10
Artwork of the Solar System, showing the paths of the eight major planets as they orbit the Sun, as well as Pluto and Eris, which are dwarf planets. The four inner planets are, from inner to outer, Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars. The four outer plane...
Keywords: ... s, Saturn, Solar System, the Earth, the Sun, Uranus, Venus ...

Sunrise Over Earth - V3
An impression of the Sun rising over the Earth, as seen from space. On the dark side of the Earth, cities can be seen illuminating the night....
Keywords: ... orbit, planet Earth, sky, Solar System, sunrise, sunset, the Earth, the Sun ...

Uranus from Miranda - V2
An impression of the green ice giant planet, Uranus, seen from the surface of its innermost substantial moon, the fractured Miranda. Uranus is the seventh planet in order of distance from the Sun, orbiting at an average distance of 2.85 billion km. I...
Keywords: ... ary rings, RedBubble, Solar System, the Sun, Uranus, Uranus satellite ...

Lunar Impact
Artwork of a small meteoroid impacting the surface of the Moon. Impacts are much less common now than billions of years ago; yet they still occur, because the Moon has no atmosphere to slow down or destroy incoming missiles....
Keywords: ... dscape, meteoroid, rocky, solar system, Sun, terrestrial, the Earth, the Moon ...

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