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A bunch of you have probably already seen these, but here are some cool photos of our solar system.

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Wow, thanks!

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Just saw this; shared it with my 16 year old son. It still sends shivers through me to look at these pictures and say, "Hey, that's Mars!" or "Look at the rings of Saturn."
My son said the pictures of Saturn were more impressive than all the drawn pictures he's seen of it.


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Asteroids and comets are sadly neglected in the photo set.

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As a photographer, I'm continually impressed by the clarity of the photos of the several planets and awed by the "alien" landscape of Mars- as close as I'll ever be to seeing it myself !

Previously I've seen photos of nebulas, galaxies etc and found them fantastic also! It'll be a sorry day if the Hubble Telescope is allowed to burn up in the atomosphere without a superior replacement up and working. What it has given me is a sense of wonderment about all that exists outside our very small planet.


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http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/24/scien ... on.html?hp


another very exciting photo and story of a spot in the solar system!


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