Category: astronomy

The Great Red Spot of Jupiter, observed by Voyager 1 on March 4, 1979.

The rings of Saturn, observed by the Cassini space probe, April 2016. (NASA)

Dutch astronomer Christiaan Huygens discovered Titan, moon of Saturn, on this day in 1655. Space art by Kenneth Fagg, Chesley Bonestell, Ron Miller, and David A. Hardy.

Comet Hyakutake streaks through space on March 25, 1996, imaged from the Johannes Kepler Observatory in Linz, Austria.

Titan, moon of Saturn, observed by the Cassini probe on March 6, 2016.

Jupiter and its Great Red Spot, compiled from images captured by Voyager 1 on March 4, 1979.

The Great Red Spot of Jupiter, observed by Voyager 1 on this day in 1979.

Glorious Jupiter, observed by Voyager 1 on March 1, 1979.

The Sun, as of February 28, 2020.

Visions of Pluto from Andrei Sokolov, Chesley Bonestell, and David A. Hardy. The (former) planet was discovered on this day in 1930.