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When the Voyager 1 and 2 spacecraft flew by Saturn in 1980 and 1981, they were able to pay only fleeting attention to Titan, the second largest moon in the solar system (larger even than the planet Mercury) and the only solar system moon with an appreciable atmosphere. These images are from subsequent Titan flybys in 2005 and 2006. - Image credit: NASA / JPL / University of Arizona

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Collection of Space Facts -( I hope they teach this amazing stuff in schools now; I never learned anything like this when I was in school)

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New Cassini Image: Saturn's moon Rhea with the planet's tiny moon Epimetheus Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute; Processed image: G. Ugarković

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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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spaceplasma: ““ Earth is the third planet from the Sun and is the largest of the terrestrial planets. Unlike the other planets in the solar system that are named after classic deities the Earth’s name...

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NASA. (2012). SOLAR SYSTEM PLANETS & DWARF PLANETS INFORMATION CHART. Available: http://space-facts.com/solar-system-information/. Last accessed 6th November.

NASA. (2012). SOLAR SYSTEM PLANETS & DWARF PLANETS INFORMATION CHART. Available: http://space-facts.com/solar-system-information/. Last accessed 6th November.

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8x10 Uranus Astronomy Print Solar System Space Art Planet Universe Milky Way Galaxy Stars Moon Astrophysics Geek Chic Nerd Science Posters

8x10 Uranus Astronomy Print Solar System Space Art Planet Universe Milky Way Galaxy Stars Moon Astrophysics Geek Chic Nerd Science Posters. $18.00, via Etsy.

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