Solar System 2015 Calendar

A Visual Exploration of the Planets, Moons, and Other Heavenly Bodies that Orbit Our Sun

Marcus Chown
Photographs and Art by Planetary Visions

Take a yearlong tour around our solar system. Each month in the Solar System calendar explores a new beautiful and fascinating body in our interstellar neighborhood.

Based on the best-selling book Solar System and the best-selling iPad app of the same name, Solar System 2015 Calendar is perfect for scientists, students, teachers, and anyone interested in the beauty and diversity of outer space.

Every month shows a big, beautiful photography of a featured body or event from our solar system. Monthly highlights in the 2015 calendar include the Sun, Earth, Men in the Moon, Water on Mars, Itokawa, Jupiter, Europa, Saturn, Saturn’s Rings, Uranus, Titan, and Hyperion. Smaller related images populate the monthly grids, which include major North American, British, Australian, and New Zealand holidays.


Marcus Chown is an award-winning writer and broadcaster. Formerly a radio astronomer at the California Institute of Technology, he is now cosmology consultant for New Scientist magazine. he lives in London, England.

Planetary Visions offers high-quality 2D and 3D graphics derived from satellite scenes, terrain models, and digital map data, much of which is produced for publication in both print and electronic media.

Available July 2014 from -