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'Rogue planet' spotted 100 light-years away

Astronomers have spotted a "rogue planet" - wandering the cosmos without a star to orbit - 100 light-years away. (via BBC News; image via ESO)

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Jupiter April 20, 1999: While hunting for volcanic plumes on Io, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope captured these images of the volatile moon sweeping across the giant face of Jupiter

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Our Solar System with all the planets compared by size. Made for Space Facts.

Our Solar System with all the planets compared by size. Made for Space Facts.

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Enceladus, one of Saturn's moons. The Cassini spacecraft captured an image of plumes originating from the south pole of the icy moon with a very clear signature of small ice particles. There is possible evidence of Yellowstone-like geysers fed by reservoirs of liquid water.

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from Wild About Here

How kids can compare planet sizes plus free printable

Fun ways for kids to learn how to compare planet sizes in our solar system. Kids then can understand the size and scale of earth compared to other planets.

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Jupiter Compared to Earth @storybywill http://www.universetoday.com/22710/jupiter-compared-to-earth/ …

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