Tethys appears ghostly white in ultraviolet light. via NY Times & NASA

Space Art by Marilynn Flynn. A gallery by the noted space artist featuring prints, original paintings and astronomical illustrations for publication.

NASA Is Reportedly Making An Announcement Tomorrow That Will 'Change Everything'~ Acquired Vocab Pontificate (v): xpress one's opinions in a way considered annoyingly pompous and dogmatic (as used in this text)

Uranus’ moon Titania — Titania is the largest moon of Uranus. Titania was discovered on January 1787 by William Herschel. All of the mo.

The moon Rhea visible through Saturn's rings.

How I Killed Pluto and Why It Had It Coming - Mike Brown tells the story of how his discovery of a massive object in 2005 resulted in Pluto's shocking demotion to dwarf planet


Moon Surface, Google Search, Universe, Spaces

The icy plumes streaming from Enceladus' south pole are mostly made of water, but salts and even some organic compounds have been detected.

The category "dwarf planet" was created in 2006 to make room for the many large bodies being discovered on the outer reaches of the solar system. Here's a tour of the five currently recognized dwarf planets: Pluto, Eris, Haumea, Makemake and Ceres.