Preview the bonus clip, "Comet Moon," from Wonders of the Solar System.
Preview this bonus clip about the North Star on WONDERS OF THE SOLAR SYSTEM.
Check out what a year's worth of planetary orbit looks like in just 10 seconds.
Wonders of the Solar System airs Wednesdays at 9pm.
The solar system may have begun with a massive cloud moving in spiral motion.
How does the sun look from other planets in the solar system?
Professor Brian Cox guides us through the incredible wonders of our solar system. Giant ice fountains rising over 62 miles high; an ocean hidden beneath a frozen crust of ice; storms twice the size of Earth colored blood red by a vortex of dust and gases; immense volcanoes that could rip a planet apart - this series reveals the true and awesome beauty of the world beyond our planet.