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10 Science Facts That Are Totally Wrong

Solar System - Planets to scale. Jupiter & Saturn top row, Uranus & Neptune top middle, Earth & Venus bottom middle, Mars and Mercury

planetary scale

silent planet size comparison Universal Perspective & the relative size of planets

coisas para se pensar, ou impensaveis ao universo. È tao infinito ao meu ver e tao enorme, que é difícil descrever a grandiosidade em palavras.

our solar system, the sun, arcturus, antares, the milky way and the universe. How does the size of earth stack up.

Astronomy Picture of the Day: 3/28/13 – The Moon’s GRAIL Map

The surface of the Moon just got funkier. Variations in the lunar gravity field as measured by NASA's Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) during the primary mapping mission from March to May (Courtesy: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MIT/GSFC)

Animation of the breakup of the supercontinent Pangea

Pangea animation 03 - Continental drift - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

While a visual inspection shows a large gap between Earth-size and Neptune-size worlds, the reality is you can only be about 25% larger than Earth and still be rocky. Anything larger, and you're more of a gas giant. Image credit: Lunar and Planetary Institute.

Is Earth Our Solar System's Missing 'Super-Earth?'

Thanks to the Kepler mission, we've learned that super-Earths -- planets larger than Earth but smaller than Neptune -- are our galaxy's most common.

After overlaying thousands of portraits by ethnicity this artist rendered them into single people to better understand facial similarities and differences.

After overlaying thousands of portraits by ethnicity this artist rendered them into single people to better understand facial similarities and differences.

The planet Neptune, eighth planet from the Sun in Earth’s solar system, is the fourth largest planet in diameter and third largest in mass. Neptune was named after the Roman God of the seas.

Take a look inside Neptune, the planet from the Sun. It has a thick atmosphere and the fastest winds in the solar system.

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solar system ABC2 2014 [преобразованный]

Photo about The solar system with the planets orbiting the sun and the text of the planets names - 46951186

So Insignificant

The scale of planets and stars - Puts things in perspective - funny how the smaller of those stars is more likely to live the longest. Really puts thing in perspective

Full color rendering of the sun , moon and all the planets with all their moons. Size: 26.75" x 38.5" (68 x 98 cm). LAMINATED Limited Quantities Available Printed in U.S.A.

Our Solar System Poster

Full color rendering of the sun , moon and all the planets with all their moons.Size: x x 98 cm).LAMINATED Limited Quantities Available Printed

Earth seen from space -  Earth Data: Radius: 3,959 miles (6,371 km) Surface area: 196.94 million sq miles (510.07 million km²) Orbital distance: 92.96 million miles (149.60 million km) Orbital order: 3 Orbital period: 365.26 days Gravity: 32.09 feet/s² (9.78 m/s²)

Earth seen from space - Earth Data: Radius: miles km) Surface area: million sq miles million km²) Orbital distance: million miles million km) Orbital order: 3 Orbital period: days Gravity: feet/s² m/s²)

Planets & their moons

TV News Anchors be like "the moon is a star". "No I think the moon is a planet". To be honest I think we failed as generation in education. The moon is a freaking moon!

حجم الشمس مهول بالنسبة للارض وباقى كواكب المجموعة الشمسية لكنها تعتبر حبة رمل بالنسبة لبعض النجوم فى مجرتنا منقول

Planets and sun size comparison - Solar System - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

OMG

Earth, is the third planet from left. Pictures like these always get me. It's crazy because of the stars that exists that are so much bigger than our Sun, that in comparison is like if it was the size of the Earth!

Atomic Printworks - The Moon - Glow in the Dark Print

Atomic Printworks - The Moon - Glow in the Dark Print

Glow in the Dark Moon Print – Atomic Printworks

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