Planets Big & Little

Tuesday, 01 February 2011 by

Have you ever wondered how big the planets really are in comparison to each other? Brad Goodspeed, a blogger and space enthusiast, was thinking about just that when he created the following animation. Imagine that each planet you see is the same size it would appear to be in the sky if it shared an

Dear Friends of Janet’s Planet: Scientists have discovered another RING around Saturn! that textbooks may now need to be rewritten. NASA Astronomers recently found another ring around the planet Saturn — and it’s the biggest one yet. This newly discovered ring stretches about 15 million miles across, which makes a loop big enough to fit

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