01 Sep 2009 @ 10:10 AM 

Although my Galileoscopes (ordered in February) stubbornly refuse to arrive, I’m still digging the International Year of Astronomy 2009. Here’s a really amazing set of images – artistic, not photographic – of the planets. Consider it a graphic version of the Holst piece.

This is an artist’s concept of a cyclonic vortex on Venus. Much higher resolution available at the site.

VenusianVortex

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Last Edit: 01 Sep 2009 @ 10:13 AM

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 01 Sep 2009 @ 8:34 AM 

It is an old strategy of tyrants to delude their victims into fighting their battles for them. – FDR

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