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Planets


Mars

Jupiter

The gas giant Jupiter is the largest of the Solar System planets; its equatorial diameter is about 143.000 km. The planet shows plenty of details in the upper atmosphere. The most famous single object is the great red spot, a giant cyclon in the south eqtorial belt.

 

Link How to observe Jupiter [de]

 

Jupiter imagery: 2015/16 | 2011 | 2009 | 2006 | 2005 | 2003

 

Saturn

Saturn is a remarkable object. Its ring system has been discovered by the Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei, who believed to see two moons surrounding Saturn.

 

Link How to observe Saturn [de]

 

Saturn Imagery: 2009 | 2008 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004


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