The focus of these pages is to show how advances in technology have improved our view of Solar System objects over time.

Each page displays the best natural-color image that we have of the object and a short description with links to more information. Below that is the historical record of the object in pictures, from the most recent to the earliest discovery with the best images of the time (not the processed or imagined images you often see in the media), what it might look like to you if you were there.

(This is a work-in-progress so come back often to see what's new.)

Dwarf Planets

The known dwarf planets ordered by distance from the sun.