Incredible Images of The Planets!

There have been 8 confirmed planets discovered orbiting the Sun within our Solar System. It has only been in the most recent decades, that we have learnt much about them when spacecraft visited and image them directly. This is especially true for the outer gas giants because of their distance from Earth. However, spacecraft visiting the terrestrial planets have also been able to send back incredible images, in much finer detail, than is possible by Earth-based telescopes or even the Hubble Space Telescope. Enjoy exploring by viewing this amazing selection of images, some of the best ever taken, and select the planet title to learn fun facts about each!

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The Planet Mercury

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The Planet Venus

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The Planet Earth

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The Planet Mars

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The Planet Jupiter

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The Planet Saturn

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The Planet Uranus

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The Planet Neptune

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