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Ted Stryk over Europa

Ted Stryk

I am a philosophy professor at Roane State Community College in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Planetary exploration has always been an interest of mine. You can follow me on twitter @tedstryk for the latest updates on my work, which I often post on my blog, Planetary Images from Then and Now. Please note that since the processed images are copyrighted, they should not be reused without permission. If you are interested in using any of my work, please contact me at or

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Latest Blog Posts

Some Recent Views of Mars from Hubble

Posted 2014/11/26 04:50 CST | 0 comment

Ted Stryk showcases some of his processed versions of recent Hubble Space Telescope views of Mars.

45th Binghamton Geomorphology Symposium Report

Posted 2014/09/23 12:15 CDT | 1 comment

The 45th Binghamton Geomorphology Symposium, usually focused on terrestrial studies, shifted this year to planetary science. Ted Stryk gives us an overview.

Standing on Venus in 1975

Posted 2014/07/24 10:19 CDT | 4 comments

Venera 9 and 10 landed on Venus in 1975 and sent back the first images of the planet's surface. Now, Ted Stryk brings new life to these images to show us what it would be like to stand on the Venusian surface.

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Latest Processed Space Images

Mars from Hubble STIS, April 26, 2012

Mars from Hubble STIS, April 26, 2012

Posted 2014/11/26 | 0 comments

Mars as viewed by the Hubble Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph (STIS) on April 26, 2012.

Hubble's view of Mars during the Comet Siding Spring flyby

Hubble's view of Mars during the Comet Siding Spring flyby

Posted 2014/11/26 | 0 comments

Ted Stryk created created this image of Mars during the flyby of Comet C/2013 A1 Siding Spring on October 19, 2014 using frames from the Hubble Space Telescope Wide Field Camera 3 (WFC3) and Advanced Camera for Surveys Solar Blind Channel (ACS/SBC) combined with a color overlay.

Mars as viewed by Hubble ACS/SBC, May 30, 2014

Mars as viewed by Hubble ACS/SBC, May 30, 2014

Posted 2014/11/26 | 0 comments

The Hubble Space Telescope Advanced Camera for Surveys Solar Blind Channel (ACS/SBC) acquired this image of Mars on May 30, 2014 in preparation for the MAVEN mission.

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