Join Donate

The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Planets over Cumbria

Planets over Cumbria

Click to view full image

Stuart Atkinson

Planets over Cumbria
Near dawn on December 8, 2012, Stuart Atkinson caught Mercury, Venus, Saturn, and the Moon near the horizon. All four were then being orbited by spacecraft: MESSENGER, Venus Express, Cassini, Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, and GRAIL.

Here is another version without the Moon, and an annotated version. From

Original image data dated on or about December 8, 2012

Explore related images: pretty pictures, Mercury, amateur astrophotos, Venus, Earth, the Moon, many worlds, Saturn

You are here:
Comments & Sharing
More Images
Bill Nye and people
Let's Change the World

Become a member of The Planetary Society and together we will create the future of space exploration.

Join Today

Bruce Murray and Carl Sagan
Pretty Pictures

Support the Bruce Murray Space Image Library and help us share the wonders of other worlds.


"We're changing the world. Are you in?"
- CEO Bill Nye

I'm In!