Solar System Animations

Rediscovered Astronomy releases free Solar System animations.

The first set of animations are the terrestrial planets.

The following are the animations of the gas giants:

The animations of the main 8 planets have been uploaded. We will upload animations of smaller bodies and dwarf planets by this summer. The animations were created by J.J. Del Mar, using NASA pictures and popular open source 3D animation software, Blender.


For use and license please see each planet page. You can visit the animations main page here:



J.J. Del Mar

Rediscovered Astronomy

Lead Editor

Spring 2016