10 Planets

Humanity has accomplished an impressive amount of solar system exploration. Especially given that it wasn’t too long ago that we knew next to nothing about the other planets in orbit around the Sun, we now have high resolution images and maps of our neighbouring worlds. This year has finally given us closeup views of both Ceres and Pluto, meaning that I can make this:

The worlds of our solar system

These are slices of 10 of the planets (yes, and dwarf planets) in orbit around the Sun. What a time to be alive.

I also made one in Japanese. また、日本語で。

今年、人類は十惑星(または準惑星)に行ったことがあるんだけど沢山綺麗な高解像度画像にありますよ。それからこの画像を作られました!

太陽系の惑星

太陽系を探るから我々は多くのことを学びましたんだけどもっと発見してそこに残っています。宇宙に探りましょう!

About Invader Xan

Molecular astrophysicist, usually found writing frenziedly, staring at the sky, or drinking mojitos.
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