The Dance of Venus. Venus' amazing pattern around the Earth. It does this every eight years. This extraordinary hi-res image shows Venus' path around Earth over 32 years and has been generated by legendary author, researcher and publisher John Martineau.
From 1996, this is one of the best images we have of Venus. The dark spots are meteorite impacts, and that big light section right in the center is Ovda Regio, a massive mountain range. See our favorite pics of every planet: http://pops.ci/10klLdP
Everybody loves #Venus, maybe it’s because she’s the only planet in our Solar System named after a female or because she’s named after the Roman goddess of love… http://astronomyisawesome.com/infographics/10-facts-about-venus/
Asteroids, Comets and Meteoroids - What's the Difference? - PowerPoint - 14 slide PowerPoint that covers the differences between asteroids, comets, meteoroids, meteors and meteorites! Great for use as a lesson that covers the solar system. This is part of our larger "Asteroids, Comets and Meteoroids" lesson!