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A Simple Way to Remember the Order of the Planets


There is a very simple way to help remember the order of the planets.

I’m not talking about a song or poem. 477 more words

Order Of The Planets

Carl Sagans Cosmic Calendar

Good Morning! finally another post, this one, as i said before, is about time, need i say more? what are we waiting for? lets start! 1,277 more words


Seasons: Astronomy vs. Australia

Something that really shocked me when I started to live in Australia ~7 years ago was to hear everywhere that seasons start at the beginning… 695 more words


Welcome to Mars- A Documentary from PBS

“Welcome to Mars” follows the Mars rovers Spirit and Opportunity from the second they crash-land on the planet to many months into their ongoing mission. NOVA producer Mark Davis covered the story from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory as it unfolded and provided a unique, behind-the-scenes take on this voyage of discovery, whose primary goal is to find evidence that liquid water once existed on Mars.


Mars, Saturn and the Milky Way in Twilight

Mars and Saturn meet in conjunction beside the Milky Way.

As it was getting dark two nights ago, I shot this view of Mars and Saturn (the “double star” at right, with Mars below Saturn) paired together now in the evening twilight. 112 more words

Alan Dyer

Solar System

Solar System:
Eight planets:
Sun, Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Staturn

Solar System