The Solar System
Sol

'Sol' includes images of our Sun, the powerhouse of the system, now and in the future.  View…

Venus

Second from the Sun, Venus is almost Earth's twin in size. But it roasts under toxic clouds of suphuric acid, and its surface is covered with massive shield volcanoes. It has been called the Hell Planet!  View…

Moon

Luna is a constant companion in our skies, and has always been a source of fascination, giving rise to myths, legends and stories.  View…

Jupiter

Jupiter is by far the largest planet in our Solar System.  Vew…

Uranus

Uranus is another gas giant, smaller than Jupiter and Saturn, and blue-green in colour.  View…

Mercury

Mercury is a tiny planet which is closest to the Sun. Its day side is hot enough to melt lead, while its dark side is one of the coldest places in the Solar System.  View…

Earth

Our own planet, Terra, needs no introduction.  View…

Mars

Mars was named after the God of War, no doubt because of its red colour.  View…

Saturn

Saturn is the next planet from the Sun after Jupiter, and the next largest.  View…

Neptune

Neptune is almost Uranus's twin in size and appearance.  View…

Pluto

Officially, Pluto is no longer a planet, but a dwarf planet.  View…

Eclipses

Since his first eclipse, Hawaii in 1991, Hardy has travelled to eight – and seen six.  View…

Text & images copyright © 2015 AstroArt by David A. Hardy. All Rights Reserved.

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