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Solar System Facts: A Guide to Things Orbiting Our Sun

Learn how our solar system formed, how it was discovered and the names of the planets, dwarf planets and regions of space that orbit our sun.

Planet Poster Neptune Wall Art Print Available by GetYourNerdOn

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Voyager Tour Montage | by NASA on The Commons

This montage of images of the planets visited by Voyager 2 was prepared from an assemblage of images taken by the Voyager 2 spacecraft. The Voyager Project is managed for NASA by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California. (Great Images in NASA)

Cassini: Mission to Saturn: Images

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Among the interplay of Saturn's shadow and rings, Mimas, which appears in the lower-right corner of the image, orbits Saturn as a set of the ever-intriguing spokes appear in the B ring (to the right of center) in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.

Alcune stelle ed il sole

Close together in the sky, Pollux and its brother star Castor are easy to compare. Pollux is brighter and golden in color, while Castor is fainter and white.

Neptune is the 8th and last planet of the solar system, as Pluto was categorized as a dwarf-planet a few years ago. Dark, cold, and whipped by supersonic winds, Neptune is the furthest away from the Sun of the hydrogen and helium gas giants in our Solar System. No probe has ever been sent there, and its thick atmosphere acts as a dark veil to the surface below.

Neptune is the and last planet of the solar system, as Pluto was categorized as a dwarf-planet a few years ago. Dark, cold and whipped by supersonic winds, Neptune is the furthest away from the Sun of the hydrogen and helium gas giants in our Solar Sy

Saturn, the sixth planet from the Sun, is named for the Roman god of agriculture.

Saturn, the Real Lord of the Rings

Learn about past and future full Moon occurrences on solstice and equinox dates. The Old Farmer's Almanac presents a list solstitial full Moon dates.

Cientistas do Observatório de Dinâmica Solar da Nasa afirmam que o Sol atravessou uma tempestade solar de nível médio, classificada como M7.9 nesta semana. A Nasa registrou as explosões na superfície do Sol nesta imagem. #Sol #Nasa #Solar #Tempestade #Espaco

Solar Dynamics Observatory Sees Solar Flare The sun emitted a mid-level solar flare, an peaking at a. EDT on June NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, which watches the sun constantly, captured an image of the event. NASA Image of the Day

Eyes on the Solar System: Tutorials

Eyes on the Solar System virtual space travel in the solar system

Neptune Moons Facts | neptune_facts

Events July 2011 – Neptune celebrates Year One! Plus – let the Moon find stuff for you.

Neptune, the most distant full-sized planet, becomes One Neptunian Year Old on July Should we sing happy birthday? Or Happy New Year?