spaceexp: A montage of New Horizons images of Jupiter and its volcanic moon Io, taken during the spacecraft’s Jupiter flyby in early The image shows a major eruption in progress on Io’s night side, at the northern volcano Tvashtar
IT RAINS DIAMONDS ON SATURN AND JUPITER ~ Prepare your atmospheric space suit, because the combination of carbon and methane on the planets mix together to form dazzling drizzle that falls then melts back into the planets' hot cores. Such a shame.
Venus - one day is longer than its entire year. It takes Venus 243 Earth days to completely rotate on its axis, but just 225 days to orbit the sun. Venus is one of two planets that rotates in reverse, called retrograde motion.