The Hubble Space Telescope has given us spectacular images of deep space objects that not only have expanded our knowledge of the Universe but shown us its beauty. Here are a few of the most spectacular deep space images HST has given us.
What is a solar system? Which planets consist of our solar system? Get the facts about the solar system and all the planets in it here. Jupiter, Earth, does Pluto still count? Find out here.
How knowledgeable you are about Neptune, now our eighth and last planet since Pluto was demoted? Take the challenge and test how well you know your facts!
To the ancients, planets were merely wandering points of light against a backdrop of fixed stars. The only moon they knew was that of our own Earth. With modern technology, we have seen each of these wanderers up close in all their grandeur and beauty.
Planets and planetoids, asteroids called Trojans and Centaurs, dwarf planets and plutoids, meteors, comets, extra terrestrial volcanoes and volcanoes made of ice! Moonscapes beautifully pockmarked with craters and valleys, and course, our endlessly interesting Sun! Let’s explore the solar system!