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Recently, [news][1] was announced that the largest impact basin in the solar system, the South Pole - Aitken Basin on the Moon, was found to have a mass anomaly buried beneath it. This mass anomaly is believed to be the remnants/core of the object...
![The planets as Easter eggs][1] Just thought I'd share this fun little exercise. First, we need to get the textures to use. textures = ImageReflect[#, Right] & /@ EntityValue["Planet", "CylindricalEquidistantTexture"]; ...
![Plot of sea level over the last 2.5 millions years and its effect on European and U.K. Coastlines][1] The Pleistocene Epoch ended 12,000 years ago, making way for the Holocene Epoch which continues to today. During the peak of the last glacial...
**[Open code in Cloud][1] | Download code to Desktop via Attachments Below** --------------------------- ![enter image description here][2] On Feb 1, 2019, a meteor exploded over western Cuba in the area of Viñales where meteorites were...
![enter image description here][1] China successfully sent a lander and rover to the far side of the Moon. It landed within one of the largest impact structures in the solar system, known as the Aitken Impact Basin which is 2500km in diameter. You...
**[Open in Cloud][1] | Download to Desktop via Attachments Below** ![enter image description here][2] Later today, the New Horizons probe will flyby the tiny and obscure Kuiper Belt object known, unofficially, as "Ultima Thule". This object is...
**[Open in Cloud][1] | Download to Desktop via Attachments Below** ![enter image description here][2] On Nov 26, 2018, NASA landed the InSight lander on the surface of Mars. The planned landing site was 4.5°N, 135°E, within Elysium Planitia. At...
![enter image description here][1] Creating a flyby simulation of a planetary scene in 3D involves multiple steps. This post walks you through the steps used to create the [final animation][2] (click this link or image below to play). I strongly...
[GeoElevationData][1] is typically used to explore elevation data from Earth, but it also includes lunar data in version 11.2. Below I have created a number of examples highlighting some of the more interesting areas of the Moon. I have chosen to use...
[![enter image description here][1]][2] **Full gallery:** https://www.flickr.com/photos/jeff-m-bryant/albums/72157686287351384 ---------- Here are [**some pictures**][3] of the aurora borealis I took last night from southwest Champaign...