The Planetary System (Slide Set Number 77)
 

MERCURY

  • Slide 1: Mercury mosaic
  • Slide 2: The Caloris Basin
  • Slide 3: Discovery Rupes
VENUS
  • Slide 4: Venus in ultraviolet
  • Slide 5: Pioneer radar map of Venus
  • Slide 6: Venus's surface in ambient and white light
  • Slide 7: Venera radar image of Venus #1
  • Slide 8: Venera radar image of Venus #2
  • Slide 9: Venera radar image of Venus #3
  • Slide 10: Lakshmi Planum in false color
  • Slide 11: Oblique views of Lakshmi Planum
EARTH
  • Slide 12: Earth from Apollo 17
MOON
  • Slide 13: Composite first and last quarter Moon
  • Slide 14: Crater King
  • Slide 15: Mare Orientale
  • Slide 16: Crater Copernicus's rays
  • Slide 17: Silver Spur Peak
  • Slide 18: Apollo 17 astronaut
  • Slide 19: Contrast between maria and highlands
  • Slide 20: Moon: Hadley Rille from orbit
  • Slide 21: Bootprint on the Moon
MARS
  • Slide 22: Schlaparelli hemisphere
  • Slide 23: Cerberus hemisphere
  • Slide 24: Northern hemisphere mosaic
  • Slide 25: Candor Chasma
  • Slide 26: Polar caps
  • Slide 27: Argyre Basin
  • Slide 28: Olympus Mons
  • Slide 29: Olympus Mons caldera
  • Slide 30: Volcanoes and graben
  • Slide 31: Mangala Vallis channels
  • Slide 32: Dendritic channels
  • Slide 33: Viking 2 lander view with frost
  • Slide 34: Viking 1 lander view
  • Slide 35: Viking 2 lander view
PHOBOS & DEIMOS/ASTEROIDS
  • Slide 36: Phobos
  • Slide 37: Cracks on Phobos
  • Slide 38: Phobos: an asteroid prototype?
  • Slide 39: Deimos
  • Slide 40: Deimos close-up
COMETS
  • Slide 41: Comet West
  • Slide 42: Comet Halley in 1910
  • Slide 43: Comet Halley's nucleus, 1986
JUPITER
  • Slide 44: Global view
  • Slide 45: Jupiter, Io, and Europa
  • Slide 46: The Great Red Spot
  • Slide 47: A brown oval
  • Slide 48: Jupiter's night side
  • Slide 49: Radio image of Jupiter
  • Slide 50: Amalthea
  • Slide 51: Jupiter's Galilean satellites
  • Slide 52: Io
  • Slide 53: Io: Pele Region with plume
  • Slide 54: Io: south polar region
  • Slide 55: Io: Haemus Mons
  • Slide 56: Europa
  • Slide 57: Ganymede
  • Slide 58: Ganymede's grooved terrain
  • Slide 59: Callisto
  • Slide 60: Ring mosaic
SATURN
  • Slide 61: Global mosaic
  • Slide 62: Crescent Saturn
  • Slide 63: Saturn's rings from "below"
  • Slide 64: B Ring structure
  • Slide 65: Changes in ring structure
  • Slide 66: Detailed profile of F Ring
  • Slide 67: Detailed profile of A Ring
  • Slide 68: Kinky Ring
  • Slide 69: Shepherd satellite
  • Slide 70: Atmospheres of Titan and Earth
  • Slide 71: Titan backlit
  • Slide 72: Titan haze
  • Slide 73: Eight very small satellites
  • Slide 74: Mimas
  • Slide 75: Enceladus
  • Slide 76: Dione's trailing hemisphere
  • Slide 77: Iapetus
  • Slide 78: Hyperion
  • Slide 79: Tethys
  • Slide 80: Rhea mosaic
URANUS
  • Slide 81: Crescent Uranus
  • Slide 82: Uranus in true and false color
  • Slide 83: Uranus's rings
  • Slide 84: Uranus: fine details in rings
  • Slide 85: Dust in the ring system
  • Slide 86: Oberon
  • Slide 87: Titania
  • Slide 88: Umbriel
  • Slide 89: Ariel
  • Slide 90: Miranda
  • Slide 91: Cliff on Miranda
NEPTUNE
  • Slide 92: Neptune
  • Slide 93: Neptune: the Great Dark Spot
  • Slide 94: Neptune's rings
  • Slide 95: Neptune's rings backlit
  • Slide 96: Triton
  • Slide 97: Triton: flooded caldera
  • Slide 98: Triton: polar cap and wind streaks
  • Slide 99: Giant planets and Earth to scale
PLUTO
  • Slide 100: Pluto and Charon: computer model
 
 

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