The Solar System is full of extraordinary sights, but some stand out as particularly special. Jupiter's Great Red Spot and Saturn's rings capture the imagination because they are both beautiful and strange.
Solar wind has a powerful effect on every body in the Solar System and causes the eerie auroras on Earth, Jupiter, Saturn and other bodies.
Photo: Saturn backlit by the Sun taken by the Cassini probe (NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute)
The solar wind's assault on the Earth can be easily seen.
Early telescopes and active imaginations create controversy.
Jupiter's massive storm is more than 300 years old.
Jets of ice blast high above Saturn's moon.
Mars has the Solar System's largest volcano.
Countless ice particles around Saturn create stunning rings.
Charged particles race across the Solar System.
Sunspots can be as big as the Earth.
On Earth, this Martian canyon would stretch from LA to New York.
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