Dione (A moon of Saturn) This view highlights tectonic faults and craters on Dione, an icy world that has undoubtedly experienced geologic activity since its formation. Image credit: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute Source link: www.
The Spirograph Nebula - Glowing like a multi-faceted jewel, the planetary nebula IC 418 lies about light-years from Earth in the constellation Lepus. In this picture, the Hubble telescope reveals some remarkable textures weaving through the nebula.
Why would the surface of Titan light up with a blinding flash? The reason: a sunglint from liquid seas. Saturn's moon Titan has numerous smooth lakes of methane that, when the angle is right, reflect sunlight as if they were mirrors.
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
Original text: DEM of Mars rendered with Using the MRO MOLA 128 pix/deg elevation dataset overlayed with satellite imagery from the Celestia Motherlode. Elevations are exaggerated to enhance the visibility of terrain features. / by Kevin Gill