What if the other planets were as close as the moon

What if the other planets were as close as the moon

What the night sky would look like if the other planets in our solar system were as close to earth as the moon -- pluto.

All the planets in one picture. < THEY INCLUDED PLUTO!!!

All the planets in one picture…

All the planets in one picture.via themetapicture is AWESOME! <--- They included Pluto!

Individual images taken of Venus in one year to create a full curve. The summer solstice being at the top, winter solstice at the bottom, and equinox where they lines cross.

Individual images taken of Venus in one year to create a full curve. The summer solstice being at the top, winter solstice at the bottom, and equinox where they lines cross.

Sunday, 23 - 09 - Individual images taken of Venus in one year to create a full curve. The summer solstice being at the top, winter solstice at the bottom, and equinox where the lines cross.

milky way, Matterhorn in the Swiss Alps, by Christian Klepp

In August around 3 am the Milky Way rises above the 14692 ft m) high Matterhorn in the Swiss Alps. After moonset or at new moon millions of stars belonging to our galaxy light up the sky.

Solar eclipse from space...

Breathtaking picture of the solar eclipse from space.I don't know if this is an "artists" vision, or something the Space Station or Nasa shot, but it is amazing to behold nevertheless

moon

"& the planets of the universe Go their way Not astounded by the sun or the moon Or by the day You and I will simply disappear Out of sight Ooh, but I'm afraid soon there'll be No light" this reminded me of Fleetwood Mac's "planets of the universe" :)

Nebula

an ordinary photo made magical by the magic of Photoshop (I think) . or maybe painted photo. I got it, color photo of space layered with trees!

There will be four Blood Moons in the next two years. The first will be the visible in the early morning of April 15 at about 3 am in the USA. Check local times.

BloodMoon tonight - so glad photography exists so I can sleep and still see these things

The Crab Nebula in Taurus

The Crab Nebula, the remnant of a supernova explosion about light-years away, observed in It contains a neutron star near its center that spins 30 times per second around its axis.

"If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe." -Carl Sagan

The nitrogen in our DNA, the calcium in our teeth, the iron in our blood, the carbon in our apple pies, were made in the interiors of collapsing stars. We are made of star stuff - Carl Sagan quote

Hubble Captures View of 'Mystic Mountain'

Hubble Captures View of 'Mystic Mountain' the Carina Nebula. The top of a three-light-year tall pillar of cool hydrogen is being worn away by the radiation of nearby stars, while stars within the pillar unleash jets of gas that stream from the peaks.

Storm in Saturn

Catching Its Tail

Via saturn.gov Catching Its Tail July 2011 The huge storm churning through the atmosphere in Saturn's northern hemisphere overtakes itself as it encircles the planet in this true-color view from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft.

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