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Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun. Named after the Roman god of war, and often described as the “Red Planet” due to its reddish appearance. Mars is a terrestrial planet with a thin atmosphere composed primarily of carbon dioxide.

A Hitchhiker's Guide to Space & Plasma Physics - Planets of Our Solar System Our solar system...

“ Venus is the second planet from the Sun and is the second brightest object in the night sky after the Moon. Named after the Roman goddess of love and beauty, Venus is the second largest terrestrial.

A Hitchhiker's Guide to Space & Plasma Physics - Planets of Our Solar System Our solar system...

Planets of Our Solar System “ Our solar system officially has eight planets and one star: the Sun. The discovery of an object larger than Pluto in 2005 rekindled the debate over whether such objects,.

Saturno

spaceplasma: ““ Saturn is the sixth planet from the Sun and is named after the Roman god of wealth. Saturn is the second largest planet in the solar system and is best known for its fabulous rings.

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“ Earth is the third planet from the Sun and is the largest of the terrestrial planets. Unlike the other planets in the solar system that are named after classic deities the Earth’s name comes from.

Outer Space, Deep Space, Cosmos, The Universe, Universe

“ Neptune is the eighth planet from the Sun and the smallest of the gas giants. Neptune was the first planet found by mathematical prediction after unexpected changes in the orbit of Uranus were.

Discovered in Pluto is the second closest dwarf planet to the Sun and was at one point classified as the ninth planet. Pluto is now confirmed to be the largest dwarf planet. << it's still a planet to me

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The Sun or Sol, is the star at the centre of our solar system and is responsible for the Earth’s climate and weather. The Sun is an almost perfect sphere with a difference of just in diameter between the poles and the equator. The average radius of t

Discovery of The Galilean Satellites..  Jupiter’s largest moons are known as the Galileans, all of which were discovered by Galileo Galilei so as named Galilean moons, around January 1610 using his own designed telescope he spotted the first group of objects found to orbit another planet.

Galilean moons of Jupiter

space-facts: “ Jupiter’s Galilean Moons “ Io - Jupiter’s volcanic moon Europa - Jupiter’s icy moon Ganymede - Jupiter’s (and the solar system’s) largest moon Callisto - Jupiter’s heavily cratered.

Urano

“ Uranus is the seventh planet from the Sun and was the first planet to be discovered with the use of a telescope. Uranus’ most unique feature is that its axis sideways in comparison to other planets.

NASA’s Juno Spacecraft will arrive at Jupiter in the next few day after nearly five years in space. While it’s purpose is primarily to study Jupiter’s origins, interior structure, deep atmosphere and magnetosphere, it’s worth remembering Jupiter is also host to the largest and some of the most interesting moons in the solar system. Lets …

space-facts: “ Jupiter’s Galilean Moons “ Io - Jupiter’s volcanic moon Europa - Jupiter’s icy moon Ganymede - Jupiter’s (and the solar system’s) largest moon Callisto - Jupiter’s heavily cratered.

Inside Planet Mars  [by SPACE -- via #tipsographic]. More at tipsographic.com

Inside Planet Mars

The planet Mars, also called the ‘Red Planet,’ is a terrestrial planet with a thin atmosphere and surface features similar to Earth.

Russ Winterbotham / The Red Planet -- not to be confused with Red Planet by R.A. Heinlein.

Russ Winterbotham / The Red Planet. cover art by Ralph Brillhart for the 1962 Monarch paperback

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