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Jupiter and Moons by Bryan Brandenburg
Jupiter has at least 63 moons. The four large moons, known as the "Galilean moons", are Io, Europa, Ganymede and Callisto. Read more

The Sun by Bryan Brandenburg
The Sun is the star at the center of the Solar System. The Earth and other matter orbit the Sun, which by itself accounts for more than 99% of the solar system's mass. Read more

Colonization of the Moon by Bryan Brandenburg
As technology has advanced and concerns about the future of humanity on Earth have increased, the argument that space colonization is an achievable and worthwhile goal has gained momentum. Read more

Spiral Galaxy

Categories: 3D Animation, Astronomy
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Spiral Galaxy with Tie Fighters by Bryan Brandenburg
A spiral galaxy is a type of galaxy in the Hubble sequence which is characterized by certain physical properties.... Read more

3D Earth and Moon by Bryan Brandenburg
Earth, (often referred to as the Earth, Terra, or Planet Earth) is the third planet in the solar system in terms of distance from the Sun, and the fifth largest. Read more

Geostationary Orbit

Categories: Astronomy, Exploration
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Geostationary Orbit by Bryan Brandenburg
A geostationary orbit (GEO) is an orbit directly above the Earth's equator (0º latitude). It is a special case... Read more