Images of Astronomy

Astronomy has a long tradition in science, as humans were always fascinated to learn more about the world surrounding their own planet. It took several centuries to understand that the earth is not flat, and that we are located in a galaxy - the Milky Way - with many different planet surrounding our globe. Our sun and also the moon are daily reminders of the larger universe we live in, and especially the solar and lunar eclipses are astonishing scenarios, that everyone should have seen at least once in their lifetime.

Do you know all the planets of our solar system? In our galeries you will get to them for sure, together with some of the surrounding moons and asteroids. But as a little reminder, look for Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune. You are missing Pluto? Since 2005, it is only a dwarf planet, but he remains still in our memory!

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