Venus - one day is longer than its entire year. It takes Venus 243 Earth days to completely rotate on its axis, but just 225 days to orbit the sun. Venus is one of two planets that rotates in reverse, called retrograde motion.
This magnificent image is a portrait of the Earth taken in one single shot. At 121 megapixels, it is the highest resolution image of the planet ever and was taken by the geostationary Russian weather satellite the Electro-L.
Photograph: Mark Hanson/Astronomy Photographer of the Year NGC 6888 by Mark Hanson (US). This colourful starscape taken from Rancho Hidalgo, New Mexico, US reveals the searing heat of the Crescent Nebula glowing in a whirl of red and blue.
"Road To Nowhere- Supermoon" - Supermoon rises over this road to nowhere in eastern South Dakota. Photo by : Aaron J. I have seen a Supermoon in South Dakota before and I will NEVER forget it. it's amazing!
We are alone in the universe.the most ridiculous statement ever made. Probability has us with at least a few other BILLION planets that have inhabitants most likely far more intelligent than us as well.
Earth Call me crazy but. If technology gets to the point where Space Shuttle flights are as common as airplane flights, I will be the first to buy a ticket just to see the Earth from space and experience zero gravity.