of or relating to or resembling the physical or orbital characteristics of a planet or the planets
"planetary motion"; "planetary year"
of or relating to or characteristic of the planet Earth or its inhabitants
"planetary rumblings and eructations"- L.C.Eiseley ; "the planetary tilt"; "this terrestrial ball"
erratic, planetary, wandering(adj)
having no fixed course
"an erratic comet"; "his life followed a wandering course"; "a planetary vagabond"
planetal, wandering, winding, nomadic, quicksilver(a), rambling, meandering(a), wandering(a), terrestrial, erratic, peregrine, worldwide, world-wide, mobile, fickle, temperamental, global, world(a), roving, mercurial
global, planetary, world(a), worldwide, world-wide(adj)
involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope
"global war"; "global monetary policy"; "neither national nor continental but planetary"; "a world crisis"; "of worldwide significance"
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We had the opportunity to get a close flyby with Voyager 2, because of the planetary alignment when The Voyager probes launched in 1977, the four giant outer planets were all aligned on the same side of the sun, so we could go from one to the next to the next. It was a really great opportunity.
The New Horizons spacecraft is truly a mission of firsts, and this demonstration of stellar parallax is no different the New Horizons spacecraft continues to speed away from Earth toward interstellar space and is continuing to return exciting new data for planetary science.
The New Horizons mission has taken what we thought we knew about Pluto and turned it upside down, the New Horizons mission's why we explore -- to satisfy our innate curiosity and answer deeper questions about how we got here and what lies beyond the next horizon. Related : Spacecraft achieves flyby of Pluto, then calls home September NASA, which is discussing a slew of Pluto discoveries at the 47th Annual Meeting of the American Astronomical Society’s Division for Planetary Sciences in National Harbor, Md. this week, highlighted the ‘ cryovolcanoes ’ as a key finding. Geologists on the New Horizons team combined images of Pluto’s surface to make 3-D maps that indicate two of Pluto’s most distinctive mountains could be ice volcanoes. In its statement September NASA explained that the ‘ cryovolcanoes ’ may even have been active in the recent past. The two candidates are large features on the dwarf planet’s surface measuring tens of miles across and several miles high. Related : September NASA releases first Pluto flyby images.
This is a major, major, major, planetary crisis.
So much depends on what we choose to do, if we keep planetary warming below 1.5 Celsius, which is still possible given concerted climate action, we can keep climate change impacts within our adaptive capacity. If we don't, we will likely exceed it.
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