Solar System: Things to Know This Week
Making every night science movie night with these amazing videos.
1. Pure Beauty
Our star sprouting coronal loops courtesy of the NASA sun team. See the full video: https://go.nasa.gov/2p47Lt2
2. Where’s the last place you’d expect to find enough ice to bury a city?
Answer: Mercury, the closest planet to the sun. Watch the video: https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/11184
3. The Mars Fleet
Only Earth has more satellites studying it. Full video: https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/4414
4. A Star-Studded Cast
Check out NASA’s satellite fleet of Earth observers. See the video: https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/12586
5. Jupiter in Ultra HD
Thanks, Hubble Space Telescope! See the video: https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/12021
6. A Tear Jerker
Our Cassini spacecraft starts her 4.5-month Grand Finale this week. Full video: https://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/resources/7628
7. Faster Than the Speed of Sound
Winds on Neptune travel faster than the speed of sound. Full video: https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/11349
8. A Musical Number
This one features the planet Uranus doing pop and lock. Full video: https://youtu.be/CWuWoiHmXUs
9. Up Close and Personal
Thanks to our New Horizons mission, we’ve been able to get up close and with Pluto. Full video: https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/12080
10: The Treasure Trove
TRAPPIST-1 is a treasure trove of seven Earth-sized planets orbiting a distant star. Full video: https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/video/details.php?id=1459
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