Anyone else seeing a derpy looking face?
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Image credit: NASA
The year is 2135, NASA is only 10 years away from launching the JWST. The world watches with bated breath.
The people in the picture really help show how large it is.
Need some heating of atmospheres between the two...and some magnetic stripping of Earth's atmosphere, drag effect, some swirling...
That would be one hell of a ride.
Woah, we're really that close? Dang son, I never knew
Love this and thanks a ton! I wonder why Venus rotates clockwise? Amazing too how fast Jupiter is given its size.
Damn, uranus got me fucked up
Mars really is our homie
Venus: "I'm a rebel!"Uranus: "Hold my beer."
Just imagine how catastrophic of an event must of happened in order to orient Uranus’ tilt like that. Scary stuff.
According to my math, in this animation Venus should make one full revolution in roughly half an hour. BRB watching ->
If Mars only had a stabilized atmosphere ...
Jupiter gotta go fast!
I hate to say it but Uranus almost seems aptly named from that perspective.
Did you mean to say the only 8 planets in our solar system?
it's scary we live on a ball that spins
ELI5:. Why do planets closer to the sun spin slower while the ones further away spin faster?
Since the axial tilt of a planet is defined as the angle between its rotational and orbital angular momentum vectors, Venus actually is tilted 177.3 degrees, since it rotates backwards.
Pluto has left the chat
Jupiter yeets everything right back into space with a day like that
Never knew the day length on mars was so close to earth. This is super cool
What about Pluto?😐
I'm curious. How does the vector of the axial tilt (looking top-down on the system) compare? Do all the planets roughly line up or is it completely arbitrary which compass direction they lean relative the sun?
How off are earths clocks if 1 revolution is 23h 56m instead of 24 hours?
Where's ma pluto yo.
Go home Uranus, your drunk
"8 largest planets" As if there were more than 8 planets.
I wonder what is it to be on a planet that rotate on the X axis ...?
I don’t quite understand if mars rotates just as quick as earth does, why doesn’t it create its own magnetosphere anymore? Is it just because the distance from the sun?
Took me a while to realise mercury and venus moves too
Is the slight difference in mars' tilt a reason why the atmosphere failed or is it more likely the reason why we might be able to create a new one?
Uranus is drunk
8 largest planets? I Wonder which ones those are?
Seems like the general pattern breaks down into very little tilt to a range in the mid 20's. Uranus is an outlier. Anyone have any explanation for why that pattern seems to exist, or is it pure coincidence?
Title's wording is perfect
Uranus giving me anxiety
Is it true that Uranus was likely hit with something that fucked up its rotation? Or is that a myth?
I am curious, axel tilt against what? Sun?
What's the deal with the 25-30 degree axial tilt? Is there some inherent process in planet formation that tends to produce tilt in that range, or is it just a historical accident that half the planets in our solar system exhibit that feature?
Jupiter and Venus are the most surprising to me.
So why does Uranus rotate on its side?
You spin me right round baby, right round!
Go home, Uranus, you're drunk
I din't know all the planets where about the same size compared to one another!
Mercury and Venus like: go home guys, you're drunk.
Crazy how similar earth and Mars are when looked at this way.
Do we know that whatever solid surface exists beneath the atmosphere spins that quickly on Jupiter? Or is there a sidereel speed difference across the gradient of the planet?
Would much prefer the mars day. I could use those extra 40 mins!
I read this the other day about why Jupiter has such big storms, it’s such a huge planet and spins faster than earth creating really crazy weather.
I love looking at this so much.It's so interesting.
You heard about Pluto?
Disappointed, didn't even see Venus rotate fully on this video
Jupiter is mind boggling considering the size of that planet
God's way of showing us his work.
This is a great gif
Damn Uranus is all FKD up! That’s what he said
TIL: Uranus is crooked.
Which factors affect speed rotation? Can anyone explain me this (like i'm five...)
Now I see that Mars is really our planet's sibling. Almost same length of day and axis quite similar to ours. All that's left is to terraform it.
Uranus just gotta be different
Mars may have had life in the past, earth definetly has life. Both earth and Mars have very similar tilt and day length. I wonder how much of a role if any those parameters play in the genisis and evolution of life.
Why are our days not exactly 24 hours? Shouldn't the definitions of our measurements of time be relative to the actual length of a day on Earth?
Uranus, why you so crazy
How long would it take for a planet to stop spinning?
It's almost as if there is correlation between planet size and the rate it spins... almost
Someone please put Venus back upside down
I will go to Venus to load GTA Online
Earth is 23h56m? Are you kidding me?
An hour is a totally invented social construct we came up with by dividing a day/night into 24 parts and we still managed to fuck that up by 4 minutes.
We need to change the length of an hour, this is a total embarrassement in front of the aliens.
This is an ELI5. Why is it assumed the planets are tilted? Is the sun what we judge that off of?
i cant see shit
Is Uranus drunk?
Hummm looks distinctly flat from my view point lol...
The scope of the universe never ceases to scare and amaze me
Teeny tiny eclipse!
Taken with THIS telescope. 1 frame every 500ms (.5 seconds) using the android software LapseIt Pro. Encoded at 30fps. that means every 15 seconds of real time is 1 second of video played (its sped up by 15x)
The ol Nile river delta....
Fake. We all know the earth is a pyramid.
"The SpaceX Dragon resupply ship is pictured attached to the International Space Station's Harmony module as the orbital complex flew 260 miles above the Nile River Delta in Egypt."
Didnt know the nile was that wide 0o
Your in awe? I’m in de-nile.
Bless the rains down in Africa
In awe of the size of this lad.
What’s crazy about this photo is that there is probably over 1 billion people in it
I also see 3 unidentified object 🤔🤔
Dude I read the caption as ISIS and got a little scared that they’ve advanced so much
The lushness along the Nile really is something.
It's upside down, mate.
Did you use a telescope to get this shot?
Fuck yeah space neighbor!
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