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Planetary Collection

"Exploring the Vastness of Planetary Wonders: A Journey Through Space and Time" Earthrise Photograph

Background imagePlanetary Collection: Earths tectonic plates

Earths tectonic plates. Global map showing the boundaries of the tectonic plates that make up the Earths crust. The eight major plates are the: African Plate, Antarctic Plate, Indian Plate

Background imagePlanetary Collection: Earthrise photograph, artwork

Earthrise photograph, artwork
Earthrise photograph. Artwork based on the famous Earthrise photographs taken by the Apollo 8 astronauts Frank Borman and William Anders

Background imagePlanetary Collection: Continental drift after 250 million years

Continental drift after 250 million years, showing the supercontinent of Pangea Ultima, which was named for the ancient supercontinent of Pangea

Background imagePlanetary Collection: Moon rising over Earths horizon

Moon rising over Earths horizon, composite image. The blue haze of Earths atmosphere can be seen above the horizon. Earth is thought to be the only planet in the solar system that can support life

Background imagePlanetary Collection: Full Moon

Full Moon. The Moon appears full when it is on the opposite side of the Earth from the Sun during its orbit, when it presents its full sunlit face to Earth

Background imagePlanetary Collection: Voyager I composite of Saturn & six of its moons

Voyager I composite of Saturn & six of its moons
Voyager 1 composite image of Saturn & six of its moons superimposed on a painted starry sky background. The moon seen large at bottom left is Dione, followed clockwise by Enceladus, Rhea

Background imagePlanetary Collection: Solar System, artwork

Solar System, artwork
Solar System. Artwork of Earths solar system, showing the planets and other objects that orbit the Sun (upper right). The separations of the orbits are not shown to scale

Background imagePlanetary Collection: Neptune, Voyager 2 image

Neptune, Voyager 2 image
Neptune. Neptune is a gas giant, composed mostly of hydrogen and helium with some methane. Seen at centre is the Great Dark Spot, thought to be a hole in the methane cloud deck of Neptune

Background imagePlanetary Collection: Earth from space, satellite image

Earth from space, satellite image
Earth from space. Satellite image showing North and South America as seen from 35, 000 kilometres above the Earths surface. North is at top and the Moon is at upper right

Background imagePlanetary Collection: Jupiter and Io, New Horizons image

Jupiter and Io, New Horizons image
Jupiter and Io. Montage of images of Jupiter (left) and its moon Io (right), obtained by the New Horizons spacecraft in February and March 2007 as it passed Jupiter on its way to Pluto

Background imagePlanetary Collection: Solar system

Solar system. Composite computer artwork of the nine planets of the solar system that orbit the Sun (far right). In order of their distance from the Sun and anticlockwise from top right they are

Background imagePlanetary Collection: Phases of the Moon

Phases of the Moon. Composite image showing the Moon at each stage of its 28 day cycle (a lunar month). Along the top row, the Moon is a waxing (growing in apparent size) crescent

Background imagePlanetary Collection: Earth view of the planet Venus with the Moon

Earth view of the planet Venus with the Moon
Venus. Venus (at upper right) with the Moon (at lower right) as seen from Earth. The constellation of the Pleiades or Seven Sisters is at top centre

Background imagePlanetary Collection: Solar system planets

Solar system planets. Computer artwork of the eight planets of the solar system, which are arrayed from left to right in order of distance from the Sun (left)

Background imagePlanetary Collection: North America at night, satellite image

North America at night, satellite image
Africa at night. Satellite image of the Earth at night, set against a background of stars, centred on the continent of Africa. North is at top. City lights (yellow) show areas of dense population

Background imagePlanetary Collection: Saturns rings, Cassini image

Saturns rings, Cassini image. The rings consist of particles of nearly pure water ice and meteoric dust and span almost 300, 000 kilometres

Background imagePlanetary Collection: Optical image of a waxing gibbous moon

Optical image of a waxing gibbous moon
Waxing gibbous Moon. Optical image of a waxing gibbous Moon. A gibbous Moon is one showing over half the surface. The Moon is said to wax when it is increasing in apparent size

Background imagePlanetary Collection: Waning crescent Moon

Waning crescent Moon. Image 27 of 27. Optical image of a waning (decreasing in apparent size) crescent Moon 27 days into its 28-day cycle

Background imagePlanetary Collection: Voyager 1 photo of Jupiter

Voyager 1 photo of Jupiter
Jupiter. Voyager 1 spacecraft photograph of the planet Jupiter. The picture was taken on 17 January 1979 from a distance of 47 million kilometres (29 million miles)

Background imagePlanetary Collection: Voyager 1 image of Saturn & three of its moons

Voyager 1 image of Saturn & three of its moons
Photograph of Saturn and its satellites Tethys (outer top left), Enceladus (inner top left) and Mimas (bottom right). It was taken by Voyager 1 on October 30

Background imagePlanetary Collection: Venera 13 photos of surface of Venus

Venera 13 photos of surface of Venus

Background imagePlanetary Collection: Aurora over Antarctica, satellite image

Aurora over Antarctica, satellite image
Aurora over Antarctica, ultraviolet satellite image. Australia is at upper left. This is the aurora australis (green ring), the southern lights display

Background imagePlanetary Collection: CELLARIUS, Andreas (1596-1665). Atlas Coelestis

CELLARIUS, Andreas (1596-1665). Atlas Coelestis seu Harmonia Macrocosmica. 1661. Fol 24. Hemisphaerium stellatum boreale antiquum. Representation of the Northern Hemisphere

Background imagePlanetary Collection: Image of Jupiter taken with the Hubble Telescope

Image of Jupiter taken with the Hubble Telescope
Jupiter as seen from the Hubble Space Telescopes planetary camera on May 28th 1991. This image is a composite of three exposures taken with different filters aimed at studying the dynamics of

Background imagePlanetary Collection: Cassini-Huygens probe at Saturn, artwork

Cassini-Huygens probe at Saturn, artwork

Background imagePlanetary Collection: Continental drift, 100 million years ago

Continental drift, 100 million years ago. Map of the Earth showing the continents some 100 million years after the start of the break-up of the ancient supercontinent of Pangea

Background imagePlanetary Collection: Voyager mosaic of Jupiter & its 4 Galilean moons R370 / 0003

Voyager mosaic of Jupiter & its 4 Galilean moons R370 / 0003
Mosaic of Voyager spacecraft photographs of Jupiter & its four Galilean moons: Callisto (bottom right), Ganymede (bottom left), Europa (centre) & Io (top left)

Background imagePlanetary Collection: Solar system planets

Solar system planets. Artwork of the eight planets of the solar system arrayed from right to left in order of their distance from the Sun. The size of each planet is to scale

Background imagePlanetary Collection: Solar system planets and sun

Solar system planets and sun
Solar system. Computer artwork showing the Sun and planets of the Solar System. The planets are arranged in order of distance from the massive Sun (at top)

Background imagePlanetary Collection: Mars Exploration Rover

Mars Exploration Rover on the surface of Mars, artwork. The first of two identical NASA rovers, Spirit, landed on Mars on 4 January 2004

Background imagePlanetary Collection: Jupiter

Jupiter, the fifth planet from the sun and the largest in the solar system. The planet has a rocky core but is mostly composed of liquid and gaseous hydrogen and helium

Background imagePlanetary Collection: Composite image of Jupiter & four of its moons

Composite image of Jupiter & four of its moons
Composite display of Voyager spacecraft images of the planet Jupiter with its satellite moons Io (far left), Europa (immediately below Jupiter), Ganymede (bottom left) and Callisto

Background imagePlanetary Collection: Mars Spirit rover

Mars Spirit rover. Computer illustration of the Spirit rover on the surface of Mars. This is one of two identical rovers sent to Mars in 2003

Background imagePlanetary Collection: Mars, composite satellite images

Mars, composite satellite images
Mars. Composite satellite images of the surface of Mars from multiple aspects. North is at top. Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun, and is a rocky desert world

Background imagePlanetary Collection: Far side of the Moon

Far side of the Moon
The Moon, showing part of its far side, photographed from the Apollo 16 spacecraft after its landing on the Moon in April 1972

Background imagePlanetary Collection: Moon

Moon
The Moon, showing part of its far side, photographed from the departing Apollo 15 spacecraft in August 1971, after its Moon landing

Background imagePlanetary Collection: Curiosity rover on Mars, artwork

Curiosity rover on Mars, artwork

Background imagePlanetary Collection: Australia, satellite image

Australia, satellite image
Australia. Satellite image of the Earth, set against a background of stars, centred on the island continent of Australia. North is at top. Clouds (white) are seen in the atmosphere

Background imagePlanetary Collection: South America at night, satellite image

South America at night, satellite image
South America at night. Satellite image of the Earth at night, set against a background of stars, centred on the continent of South America. North is at top

Background imagePlanetary Collection: Waxing gibbous Moon, computer-enhanced

Waxing gibbous Moon, computer-enhanced image. The colour saturation of this image has been enhanced to accentuate the natural variation in colour of the Moons surface

Background imagePlanetary Collection: Full Moon

Full Moon. The Moon appears full when it is on the opposite side of the Earth from the Sun during its orbit, when it presents its full sunlit face to Earth

Background imagePlanetary Collection: Venus radar map, North Pole

Venus radar map, North Pole
Venus radar map, centred on the Venusian North Pole. The map is colour-coded for altitude, going from low altitude (purple) through blue, green, yellow and orange to high altitude (red)

Background imagePlanetary Collection: Composite image of the phases of the Moon

Composite image of the phases of the Moon
Moon phases. Time-lapse image of the phases of the Moon, as seen from Earth during a lunar (synodic) month. A full Moon is at centre, with pairs of (from inner to outer) gibbous Moons

Background imagePlanetary Collection: Pioneer-Venus Orbiter photo of Venus

Pioneer-Venus Orbiter photo of Venus
Pioneer-Venus Orbiter photograph of the planet Venus, the second major planet from the Sun & the one that comes closest to the Earth

Background imagePlanetary Collection: Delta mission to the ISS, artwork

Delta mission to the ISS, artwork
Delta mission to the International Space Station (ISS) over the Netherlands, artwork. This mission (April 2004) included Dutch astronaut Andre Kuipers and a variety of European science experiments

Background imagePlanetary Collection: Boulton and Watt steam engine with planetary gear

Boulton and Watt steam engine with planetary gear, 1795 Date: 1795

Background imagePlanetary Collection: General view of the engine

General view of the engine Date: 1795

Background imagePlanetary Collection: Transit of Venus 1874

Transit of Venus 1874
A diagram showing the areas of the world which will be able to view the transit of Venus across the face of the sun on the 8th December 1874



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"Exploring the Vastness of Planetary Wonders: A Journey Through Space and Time" Earthrise Photograph: Witnessing the breathtaking beauty of our home planet as it rises above the lunar horizon, reminding us of its fragility and interconnectedness. Continental Drift after 250 Million Years: Marvel at the ever-changing face of our planet, where landmasses have shifted over millions of years, shaping continents as we know them today. Full Moon: Gaze upon the luminous celestial body that has captivated humanity for centuries, illuminating our nights with its ethereal glow. Solar System Artwork: Immerse yourself in an artistic representation showcasing the mesmerizing diversity and intricate dance of planets orbiting around our life-sustaining Sun. Neptune - Voyager 2 Image: Get a glimpse into the mysterious blue realm of Neptune captured by NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft, unraveling secrets about this distant gas giant. Saturn & Its Moons - Voyager I Composite Image: Behold a composite image revealing Saturn's majestic rings adorned with six captivating moons, offering a glimpse into this ringed wonderland. Jupiter and Io - New Horizons Image: Explore Jupiter's immense size alongside one of its volcanic moons called Io through an image captured by NASA's New Horizons mission. Earth from Space - Satellite Image: Contemplate our pale blue dot suspended in space as seen from afar—a humbling reminder to cherish and protect our precious home amidst vast cosmic emptiness. Solar System Overview: Embark on a visual journey through our solar system, witnessing diverse worlds ranging from scorching deserts to icy realms teeming with potential for exploration. Phases of the Moon: Observe how Luna gracefully transitions between waxing crescents to full moons and waning gibbous phases—an eternal cycle that has guided civilizations throughout history. Moon Rising Over Earth's Horizon.