Solar System Exploration – Uranus

We're really getting far away from the sun now as our exploration takes us to Uranus. Uranus is the first planet to have been discovered in relatively modern times with a telescope. It was discovered by William Hershel in 1781 who at first thought he had discovered a comet. Uranus is the ancient deity God … Continue reading Solar System Exploration – Uranus

What is a Wormhole?

  Science fiction loves a wormhole - it takes us between places and realities very quickly. But what are they? This explains...   https://astronomyblog.tumblr.com/post/173961750241/what-is-a-wormhole   Credit: Astronomyblog on Tumblr Planet Simon   Also find Planet Simon on Twitter Come and visit find me on my Planet Simon Facebook Page Find some of my pictures on Instagram Also look … Continue reading What is a Wormhole?

Apollo Mission Photos now on Flickr

NASA has given us all a treat and put all of the photo's from the Apollo missions onto t Tumblr for the whole world to see...   https://justspaceout.tumblr.com/post/173983473702/sci-universe-every-photo-from-nasas-apollo Credit: NASA   Planet Simon   Also find Planet Simon on Twitter Come and visit find me on my Planet Simon Facebook Page Find some of my pictures on Instagram … Continue reading Apollo Mission Photos now on Flickr

Digital Art with Inkscape – Creating the First Drawing

Over the last few months I've been experimenting with approaches to create illustrations in digital and I've been sharing these. I've also been keen to work out how to take and improve on hand drawn sketches and ideas and bring them into digital too. Key to this has been learning how to use Inkscape or … Continue reading Digital Art with Inkscape – Creating the First Drawing

Solar System 10 things to know – Planetary Atmospheres

Atmospheres on planets vary as much as the planets do. Thick, thin, hot cold and some with vicious winds. https://nasa.tumblr.com/post/173904670439/solar-system-10-things-to-know-planetary Credit NASA Planet Simon Also find Planet Simon on Twitter Come and visit find me on my Planet Simon Facebook Page Find some of my pictures on Instagram Also look me up on: Pinterest Stumbledupon … Continue reading Solar System 10 things to know – Planetary Atmospheres