This folder contains a variety of images of the gas giants, and some videos of Jupiter and Saturn. Additionally, all licensing and source information can be found in the "Description" section for the resource.

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Gas Giants

by Meredith Beaton

The four outer planets of our solar system - Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune (image not to scale). Source: NASA, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Gas_giants_in_the_solar_system.jpg License: Public Domain
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Gas Giants Comparison

by Meredith Beaton

This image is a great reference for students to see the size of the gas giants compared to each other and the Sun. The planets are super-imposed on the Sun and scaled accordingly (scale: 1 pixel = 1000 kilometers). Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Gas_giants_and_the_Sun_%281_px_%3D_1000_km%29.jpg License: Public Domain
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This image is particularly useful for seeing the subtle differences between the composition of the outer planets. Source: NASA, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Gas_Giant_Interiors.jpg License: Public Domain
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Jupiter

by Meredith Beaton

Jupiter Source: NASA, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Jupiter.jpg License: Public Domain
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Jupiter

by Meredith Beaton

Jupiter as seen by Cassini. Source: NASA, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:PIA04866_modest.jpg License: Public Domain
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Jupiter's Giant Red Spot

by Meredith Beaton

The Giant Red Spot on Jupiter. Source: NASA, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Great_Red_Spot_From_Voyager_1.jpg License: Public Domain
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Jupiter Compared to Earth

by Meredith Beaton

A scaled size comparison of Jupiter to Earth. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Jupiter-Earth-Spot_comparison.jpg License: Public Domain
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Jupiter's Galilean Moons

by Meredith Beaton

The four largest moons of Jupiter, first recorded by Galileo. In order from top to bottom: Io, Europa, Ganymede, Callisto. Source: NASA, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Jupitermoon.jpg License: Public Domain
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This is a composite image of some of the surface features of each of the four Galilean Moons. Source: NASA, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Jupiter.moons1.jpg License: Public Domain
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In this animation you can clearly see the bands of Jupiter moving in opposite directions as well as the circular motion of the Giant Red Spot. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:790106-0203_Voyager_58M_to_31M_reduced.gif License: Public Domain
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Saturn

by Meredith Beaton

Saturn as Seen by Cassini Source: NASA, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Saturn_from_Cassini_Orbiter_(2004-10-06).jpg License: Public Domain
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Saturn's Moon Titan

by Meredith Beaton

Saturn's largest moon, Titan. Source: NASA, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Titan_in_natural_color_Cassini.jpg License: Public Domain
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Saturn and Moons

by Meredith Beaton

Saturn's moons Titan (left) and Tethys (right) Source: NASA, http://www.titanexploration.com/Titan%20Images/titanimages2008.htm License: Public Domain
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Saturn's Rings

by Meredith Beaton

The rings of Saturn. Image taken by Cassini. The rings are shown in the visible spectrum and the radio spectrum. Source: NASA, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Saturn%27s_rings_in_visible_light_and_radio.jpg License: Public Domain
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Saturn's Rings (detail)

by Meredith Beaton

An artist's rendering of what the icy particles forming Saturn's rings look like. Source: NASA, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Saturn_ring_detail_art_PIA10081-br500.jpg License: Public Domain
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Saturn to Earth Comparison

by Meredith Beaton

A scaled image comparing the sizes of Saturn and Earth. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Saturn,_Earth_size_comparison.jpg License: Public Domain
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Saturn Eclipse

by Meredith Beaton

Cassini captured this incredible image of Saturn's eclipse of the Sun. Source: NASA, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Saturn_eclipse.jpg License: Public Domain
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Tour of Titan

by Meredith Beaton

This is an awesome video of NASA's exploration of Titan as part of the Cassini-Huygens mission. The images are great, and the video explains the mission and what's been discovered so far. Source: NASA and the CIT Jet Propulsion Lab
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Uranus

by Meredith Beaton

Uranus Source: NASA, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Uranus2.jpg License: Public Domain
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Uranus' Rings

by Meredith Beaton

The Rings of Uranus. Source: NASA, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Uranusandrings.jpg License: Public Domain
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Uranus

by Meredith Beaton

Uranus with Clouds and Rings Source: NASA, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Uranus_clouds.jpg License: Public Domain
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Uranus' Moons

by Meredith Beaton

Uranus Moons (A montage of Uranus' large moons and one smaller moon: from left to right Puck, Miranda, Ariel, Umbriel, Titania and Oberon. Other moons are not yet photographed in detail. Size proportions are correct.) Source: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Uranus_moons.jpg License: Public Domain
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Uranus Compared to Earth

by Meredith Beaton

Scaled image comparing Earth to Uranus. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Uranus,_Earth_size_comparison.jpg License: Public Domain
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Neptune

by Meredith Beaton

Neptune Source: NASA, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Neptune.jpg License: Public Domain
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Neptune's Rings

by Meredith Beaton

Rings of Neptune. Source: NASA, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Neptune_ring_arcs.jpg License: Public Domain
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Neptune's Moon Triton

by Meredith Beaton

Neptune and its largest moon, Triton. Source: NASA, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Voyager_2_Neptune_and_Triton.jpg License: Public Domain
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Neptune Compared to Earth

by Meredith Beaton

This image is a scaled comparison of Neptune to Earth. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Neptune,_Earth_size_comparison.jpg License: Public Domain
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