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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

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

Planet Saturn by Bryan Brandenburg
Saturn is the sixth planet from the Sun. It is a gas giant (also known as a Jovian planet, after the planet Jupiter), the second-largest planet in the solar system after Jupiter. Read more

Saturn and Moons by Bryan Brandenburg
Saturn is currently known to have fifty-six moons, many of which were discovered very recently, and three additional un-confirmed, hypothetical moons. Read more

Planet Venus

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Planet Venus by Bryan Brandenburg
Venus is the second-closest planet to the Sun, orbiting it every 224.7 Earth days. After Earth's Moon, it is the brightest object in the night sky, reaching an apparent magnitude of −4.6. Read more