April 8, 2015

Oceans in the Solar System

Earth isn't the only ocean world in our Solar System. Oceans could exist in diverse forms on moons and dwarf planets, offering clues in the quest to discover life beyond our home planet.

This illustration depicts the best-known candidates in our search for life in the Solar System.

Oceans in the Solar SystemWater on EarthWater on CeresWater on EuropaWater on GanymedeWater on CallistoWater on EnceladusWater on TitanWater on MimasWater on TritonWater on Pluto

Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

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