22 August 2016 — Gallery of Images for Emily Lakdawalla Program

IMAGE GALLERY for 22 August 2016 Program

All images borrowed from the Bruce Murray Space Image Library of The Planetary Society.

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Mercury, from the MESSENGER spacecraft, in 2009, before it went into orbit.

Mercury, from the MESSENGER spacecraft, in 2009, before it went into orbit.

 

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Venus, from the Mariner 10 mission in 1973.

 

Mars, from the Mars Express spacecraft in 2016.

Mars, from the Mars Express spacecraft in 2016.

 

Dwarf Planet Ceres, in the Asteroid Belt, by DAWN in 2015.

Dwarf Planet Ceres, in the Asteroid Belt, by DAWN in 2015.

 

Jupiter, with its four largest moons, by JUNO in June of 2016 on its final approach to the planet.

Jupiter, with its four largest moons, by JUNO in June of 2016 on its final approach to the planet.

 

Jupiter's four largest moons, first discovered by Galileo. (Composite...they're not this close to each other although they do get along nicely.)

Jupiter’s four largest moons, first discovered by Galileo. (Composite…they’re not this close to each other although they do get along nicely.)

 

Saturn, from the Cassini spacecraft, backlit by the Sun.

Saturn, from the Cassini spacecraft, backlit by the Sun.

 

Enceladus, a moon of Saturn, by Cassini, showing the plumes coming from the moon's south polar region.

Enceladus, a moon of Saturn, by Cassini, showing the plumes coming from the moon’s south polar region.

 

Uranus, taken from Earth orbit by the Hubble Space Telescope.

Uranus, taken from Earth orbit by the Hubble Space Telescope.

 

Neptune, taken from Earth orbit by the Hubble Space Telescope, with two of the planet's smaller moons showing.

Neptune, taken from Earth orbit by the Hubble Space Telescope, with two of the planet’s smaller moons showing.

 

Dwarf Planet Pluto, with the now-famous Heart, taken by New Horizons in 2015.

Dwarf Planet Pluto, with the now-famous Heart, taken by New Horizons in 2015.