What's New in Views of the Solar System
- A Mariner 10 image of the Earth & Moon,
was added on 11/22/96.
- A Near-Infrared Image of Europa,
taken by Galileo, was added on 11/21/96.
- Two maps of the Nucleus of Comet Halley were
added on 11/20/96.
- A new, digital, high-resolution photomosaic of Mariner 10's
Incoming View of Mercury has
replaced the old image. This is the best mosaic I have ever found
of Mercury. Many thanks goes to the
U.S. Geological Survey in Flagstaff, Arizona for creating this
image. I have created both low and high resolution versions
of this image.
- A page of Galileo Images of Io was
added on 11/14/96.
- A natural and false color image of Europa
taken by Galileo was added on 11/13/96.
- A Hubble rotation movie of
Neptune was added on 10/31/96.
- A Hubble image of Jupiter's Auroras was added to the
Jupiter page on 10/31/96.
- A page of Awards and Recognition has been
started for Views of the Solar System. (10/24/96)
- A false color image of Europa taken by
Galileo was added on 10/21/96.
- A galileo temperature map image of
was added on 9/27/96.
- Galileo images of Jupiter's red spot
were added on 8/22/96.
- Galileo computer simulation animations were added to
Ganymede on 8/22/96.
- A press release on "Jupiter's Europa Harbors Possible "Warm Ice" or Liquid Water" was added on 8/16/96.
- Two images taken by Galileo were added to the
Io page on 8/16/96.
- Some fantastic images of Europa taken by
Galileo were added on 8/14/96.
Life from Mars: Video Animations. (8/13/96)
- Find out about the latest discoveries on
Life from Mars. (8/9/96)
- Additional pages were translated to spanish. These include
El Descubrimiento de los Satélites
Galileanos, and Imágenes de Ganímedes
desde la sonda Galileo. (8/2/96)
- An image taken by Galileo was added to the Io
page on 7/22/96.
- Hot new images of Ganymede, taken by
Galileo, were added on 7/11/96.
- Added another image of Ganymede
was added on 7/9/96.
- An additional image of Ganymede,
taken by Voyager 1, was added on 7/8/96.
- Images from the SOHO spacecraft were added to the
Sun page on 7/2/96.
- I updated my Author page on 7/2/96.
- A page on The Discovery of the Galilean Satellites was
added on 6/17/96.
- An animation of Pluto was added on 5/31/96.
- Views of the Solar System has started to be translated to Spanish --
This version can be found at: Vistas del
Sistema Solar. (5/16/96)
- A press release on Galileo Finds Giant Iron
Core in Jupiter's Moon Io was added on 5/16/96.
- A page of Miscellaneous Comet Images,
submitted by the astronomy community, was added on 4/26/96.
- An image of the Aorounga impact crater in Chad was added to the
Terrestrial Impact Craters page on
- The discovery image of Jupiter's moon Leda
was added on 4/22/96.
- Numerous spacecraft mission summaries and updated chronology
of space exploration were added to the
History of Space Exploration. (4/12/96)
- A press release on Comet Hyakutake -
First X-Rays From a Comet Discovered was added on 4/5/96.
- An image of Comet Hyakutake was added to
the Comet page on 3/28/96.
- I am starting a new page on The Surface of Mars.
Right now it only includes images, but more will follow. (3/20/96)
- New Hubble Telescope images of Pluto, showing faint
surface features, were added on. (3/8/96)
- Asteroids Gaspra and Ida
were updated to include higher resolution images. (3/5/96)
- Additional images of Saturn were added on 2/28/96.
- Additional images of Triton were added on 2/27/96.
- Additional images of Uranus were added on 2/15/96.
- Additional images of Miranda, a moon of Uranus,
were added on 2/14/96.
- A press release on Galileo Probe Suggests Planetary Science Reappraisal was added on 1/24/96.
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