The Solar System -- our home in space

  • Published: 22 August 2013
  • An Infographic trip through the wonders of the solar system.
    The solar system - well known from countless documentaries. 3D animation on black background. This infographic videos tries something different. Animated infographics and a focus on minimalistic design puts the information up front. We take the viewer on a trip through the solar system, visiting planets, asteroids and the sun.
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    • BenzoOfficial
      BenzoOfficial  Prije 21 dan

      You guys didn't mention Vesta.

      • GUNER GO 999
        GUNER GO 999  Prije mjesec

        Th you say cat!

        • Jillian Smith
          Jillian Smith  Prije mjesec

          GUNER GO 999: nah. But a cat may look at a king.

          • GUNER GO 999
            GUNER GO 999  Prije 2 mjeseci

            is moon look at Earth?

            • Muhammad Rusdam
              Muhammad Rusdam  Prije 2 mjeseci


              • Aries Lee
                Aries Lee  Prije 7 sati

                5:14 oh nevermind

                • Aries Lee
                  Aries Lee  Prije 7 sati

                  Don't forget pluto!

                  • Zichen Luo
                    Zichen Luo  Prije 4 dana

                    Guys, guess what, I saw Uranus through a telescope :)

                    • Pezzenali Studios
                      Pezzenali Studios  Prije 5 dana

                      Where the fuck is Pluto?

                      • arlen gamer1
                        arlen gamer1  Prije 6 dana

                        Im still Giggling When the Narrator Says Uranus

                        • 35 00
                          35 00  Prije 7 dana

                          Venus temperatures = thailand temperatures มุขใช้ได้เปล่าวะ👌

                          • martiansoldier
                            martiansoldier  Prije 8 dana

                            Kurz: 'Neptune is the last planet in the solar system' Me: *Nods seriously* Kurz: '...and is similar to Uranus.' Me: *Giggles*

                            • Pro Pineapple
                              Pro Pineapple  Prije 9 dana

                              Makemake 😂😂😂

                              • 민종x
                                민종x  Prije 9 dana

                                The asteroid squad and the Kuiperbelt are far from each other, but even one or two asteroids will have huge resources.

                                • 민종x
                                  민종x  Prije 9 dana

                                  It's a Google translation so it won't translate well

                                  • Judgement Ravi
                                    Judgement Ravi  Prije 11 dana

                                    Yes, small Large, XL XXLL✌🤞👌👈😍

                                    • Alan Mangle
                                      Alan Mangle  Prije 11 dana

                                      Neptune is the smallest gas giant not Uranus And it’s pronounced Yur-Uh-Nes

                                      • ATGS TECH
                                        ATGS TECH  Prije 11 dana

                                        We found planet X in an elliptical orbit

                                        • Mulki Jimale
                                          Mulki Jimale  Prije 13 dana

                                          does this guys voice not change?

                                          • Titanic Titan of the seas
                                            Titanic Titan of the seas  Prije 13 dana

                                            I already know that earth have one moon 🚢 slide my card for a ship 🛳

                                            • Shikha Sinha
                                              Shikha Sinha  Prije 16 dana

                                              Where are the birds?

                                              • SpeedCubing189
                                                SpeedCubing189  Prije 17 dana

                                                3:26 Pluto: ... Am I a Joke to You?! 😭

                                                • Attractive Penis
                                                  Attractive Penis  Prije 17 dana

                                                  Please remake this video!!!!!!

                                                  • ksy7348
                                                    ksy7348  Prije 19 dana

                                                    where's the pluto

                                                    • Her Majesty The Queen
                                                      Her Majesty The Queen  Prije 20 dana

                                                      You pronounced Uranus wrong

                                                      • Donald Crowder
                                                        Donald Crowder  Prije 20 dana

                                                        How to tell you've got an old-as-heck Kurzgesagt video: There ain't a bird in sight.

                                                        • DEREKEKLOUDE
                                                          DEREKEKLOUDE  Prije 21 dan

                                                          uranus moons lololololol

                                                          • Ice Wing
                                                            Ice Wing  Prije 22 dana

                                                            i just love how calm this music is ya know

                                                            • Cognome Nome
                                                              Cognome Nome  Prije 22 dana

                                                              Ah ah ur anus

                                                              • Aphinits :0
                                                                Aphinits :0  Prije 23 dana

                                                                Wow, didn't even knew my anus was that big.

                                                                • DJ Shycat
                                                                  DJ Shycat  Prije 24 dana

                                                                  Waaaa Pluto not a planet anymore

                                                                  • DJ Shycat
                                                                    DJ Shycat  Prije 24 dana

                                                                    Uranus hehehe...

                                                                    • 郭家杉
                                                                      郭家杉  Prije 24 dana

                                                                      Aw, baby kurzgesagt

                                                                      • Kevin Barker
                                                                        Kevin Barker  Prije 26 dana

                                                                        The solar system does not orbit the galaxy. It travels with the galaxy as it rotates every 250 Million years. It remains within the same space of the galaxy spiral in relationship to the star constellations of the Zodiac.

                                                                        • Greyson Montgomery
                                                                          Greyson Montgomery  Prije 28 dana

                                                                          When you realize you knew the entire solar system's planets when you were like 6 lololol

                                                                          • Damian Ortiz
                                                                            Damian Ortiz  Prije 28 dana

                                                                            Remake this video please!!!!!

                                                                            • Soviet Doggo
                                                                              Soviet Doggo  Prije mjesec

                                                                              I like how when their done telling the facts they just throw it in the sun

                                                                              • Chewie The Wookie
                                                                                Chewie The Wookie  Prije mjesec

                                                                                Pluto :(

                                                                                • Jayasree Udayan
                                                                                  Jayasree Udayan  Prije mjesec

                                                                                  no need for water ball we have saturn

                                                                                  • Eamon Ahern
                                                                                    Eamon Ahern  Prije mjesec

                                                                                    Their video on atoms comes up in my recommendations. Electrons revolving around a nucleus. Then their video on the solar system comes up in my recommendations. Planets revolving around a star. 🤔 We're part of something immensely gargantuan. Our solar system could be an atom in a molecule in a cell of something infinitely incomprehensible in size.

                                                                                    • Eamon Ahern
                                                                                      Eamon Ahern  Prije mjesec

                                                                                      @Ákos Körmendi maybe if they were bigger they'd look like that because gravity would have more of an influence.

                                                                                      • Ákos Körmendi
                                                                                        Ákos Körmendi  Prije mjesec

                                                                                        Atoms don't actually look like that, it's just an easy way of modeling them. Electrons are actually all around the atom at the same time due to the Heizenberg's uncertainity principle, and travel in a 3D space around the Nuclei. Not exaxtly like planets around a star

                                                                                        • Gabriel TryHardSaltyGuy
                                                                                          Gabriel TryHardSaltyGuy  Prije mjesec

                                                                                          0:54 hold up Mercury's day is defiantly shorter than its year, I think they might be talking about Venus here.

                                                                                          • Long Nguyễn Thiên Bảo

                                                                                            Wait wait, hold the next video. After the sun, it would swallow the small or closest planets, right? Then after million years, it would turn into a “White Dwarf”, maybe the last hope of humanity. And the missing part: The Black Dwarf. “After the sun dies, it will born out a White Dwarf, it has the same mass of the sun and also maybe brightest star. After the White Dwarf collapsed, the Black Dwarf with the coldest temperature that we can’t even breath. Which leads to the “Black Death” (maybe) because there is no more light. Red Dwarfs will also out of heat, white holes? Idk. And there is no more light until the next Big Bounce.” You can watch the next video now.

                                                                                            • Lucas TDD 999
                                                                                              Lucas TDD 999  Prije mjesec

                                                                                              Wait if Uranus is the 3rd largest planet and the smallest gas giant, what about Neptune? Uranus is 51000 km and Neptune is 49000 km, so Neptune should be the smallest gas giant.

                                                                                              • M Bayrak
                                                                                                M Bayrak  Prije 27 dana

                                                                                                Yeah, it seems like a small error..

                                                                                                • HiMyNameIsMax
                                                                                                  HiMyNameIsMax  Prije mjesec

                                                                                                  5:58 How bold of you to assume that humanity wouldn't have destroyed earth before then.

                                                                                                  • Yahya Alkazzaz
                                                                                                    Yahya Alkazzaz  Prije mjesec

                                                                                                    Please make a show of space, because this was very good video even on 2013. Thank you..

                                                                                                    • MIhael Kardum
                                                                                                      MIhael Kardum  Prije mjesec

                                                                                                      1:48 earth is breaking the speed of light I guess what will kurzgesagt 2019 Tell about that

                                                                                                      • Vaat Dafaak
                                                                                                        Vaat Dafaak  Prije mjesec

                                                                                                        Gotta love how he spells "You`re Anus" at 0:50

                                                                                                        • Science Juelz Johnson
                                                                                                          Science Juelz Johnson  Prije mjesec

                                                                                                          Next time can you learn about the inner planets🧪🌎🧫

                                                                                                          • Jillian Smith
                                                                                                            Jillian Smith  Prije mjesec

                                                                                                            50% comments on video in general. 24.95% comments on "your anus." 24.95% comments about comments on "your anus." .1% stating proper pronunciation of Uranus: "YER uh nuss"

                                                                                                            • Hielo Ice Glace
                                                                                                              Hielo Ice Glace  Prije mjesec

                                                                                                              2:49 uranus is not the smallest of the gas giants

                                                                                                              • Hielo Ice Glace
                                                                                                                Hielo Ice Glace  Prije mjesec


                                                                                                                • Elodie G
                                                                                                                  Elodie G  Prije mjesec

                                                                                                                  Neptune is

                                                                                                                  • lubomir kubas
                                                                                                                    lubomir kubas  Prije mjesec

                                                                                                                    "The sun will become hotter and hotter until it melts the Earth's crust." (happy background music continues to play) "...until humanity ceases to exist." (happy background still continues to play)(6:19)

                                                                                                                    • OrangePlayz 208
                                                                                                                      OrangePlayz 208  Prije mjesec

                                                                                                                      PLUTO??!?! ISNT HERE

                                                                                                                      • Ákos Körmendi
                                                                                                                        Ákos Körmendi  Prije mjesec

                                                                                                                        @OrangePlayz 208 How could something be a planet when it's that ridiculously small?

                                                                                                                        • OrangePlayz 208
                                                                                                                          OrangePlayz 208  Prije mjesec

                                                                                                                          @Hielo Ice Glace ok?

                                                                                                                          • Hielo Ice Glace
                                                                                                                            Hielo Ice Glace  Prije mjesec

                                                                                                                            Russia is bigger than pluto

                                                                                                                            • Pixel INF
                                                                                                                              Pixel INF  Prije mjesec

                                                                                                                              But Pluto is 7:20 in this video

                                                                                                                              • Pixel INF
                                                                                                                                Pixel INF  Prije mjesec

                                                                                                                                Because in 1812 it flung out to New solar system

                                                                                                                                • Bharat Sachdeva
                                                                                                                                  Bharat Sachdeva  Prije mjesec

                                                                                                                                  1:04 "Mercury does not have an atmosphere, or a moon." *Throws Mercury into the Sun*

                                                                                                                                  • Keerthi
                                                                                                                                    Keerthi  Prije 15 dana


                                                                                                                                    • mat dix
                                                                                                                                      mat dix  Prije 25 dana


                                                                                                                                      • jack hewitt and toby milia

                                                                                                                                        No Uranus’s is the 3rd largest planet am not that fat

                                                                                                                                        • Sistah Isis
                                                                                                                                          Sistah Isis  Prije mjesec

                                                                                                                                          And Eris , a dwarf planet

                                                                                                                                          • Myra Pena
                                                                                                                                            Myra Pena  Prije mjesec

                                                                                                                                            Its just like saturn has helium gas and it floats just like a floaty

                                                                                                                                            • Roberto Peixoto Veras
                                                                                                                                              Roberto Peixoto Veras  Prije mjesec

                                                                                                                                              2:55 Neptune is smaller than Uranus

                                                                                                                                              • Arigadatred
                                                                                                                                                Arigadatred  Prije mjesec

                                                                                                                                                2:48 It's pronounced "George"

                                                                                                                                                • Tsunami of questions
                                                                                                                                                  Tsunami of questions  Prije 27 dana

                                                                                                                                                  That's what (William Herschel) would have wanted 😂😂😂

                                                                                                                                                  • 5upremists
                                                                                                                                                    5upremists  Prije mjesec

                                                                                                                                                    1:54 -133 degrees Celsius

                                                                                                                                                    • Edwin Vazquez
                                                                                                                                                      Edwin Vazquez  Prije mjesec

                                                                                                                                                      Venus is NOT the hottest in the solar system. ( Jupiter is the hottest)

                                                                                                                                                      • M Bayrak
                                                                                                                                                        M Bayrak  Prije 27 dana

                                                                                                                                                        No, Venus's surface temperature is by far the hottest. It has insane greenhouse effect. Venus is a hellish planet.

                                                                                                                                                        • Edwin Vazquez
                                                                                                                                                          Edwin Vazquez  Prije mjesec

                                                                                                                                                          Elodie G its hot 🥵 deport like 250 miles doen

                                                                                                                                                          • Elodie G
                                                                                                                                                            Elodie G  Prije mjesec

                                                                                                                                                            Venus is 864°C Jupiter is -162°C

                                                                                                                                                            • Yash Agarwal
                                                                                                                                                              Yash Agarwal  Prije mjesec

                                                                                                                                                              I want to live for a Billion Years to see how it all turns out. I'm so sad now that it's impossible.

                                                                                                                                                              • Ferdinand Vanko
                                                                                                                                                                Ferdinand Vanko  Prije mjesec

                                                                                                                                                                Leave my anus alone

                                                                                                                                                                • haniya akhtar
                                                                                                                                                                  haniya akhtar  Prije mjesec

                                                                                                                                                                  So apparently, he stated at 1:00, the fact that the Mercury day is longer than a Mercury year, is literally no one gonna talk about how that’s possible?????

                                                                                                                                                                  • Zichen Luo
                                                                                                                                                                    Zichen Luo  Prije 4 dana

                                                                                                                                                                    Days:how long it takes to spin around its axis Years:how long it takes to orbit the sun

                                                                                                                                                                    • M Bayrak
                                                                                                                                                                      M Bayrak  Prije 27 dana

                                                                                                                                                                      Because of it's distance and mass. Too close to the sun, so it's rotation is stricken to it. Mercury has a highly elipcital orbit as well. Rotates the Sun quite fast. Basically, it happens because of tides that the Sun's gravity cause. Just like Moon always showing us the same face, because of it's being fixed by Earth's gravity. Because of Mercury's highly eliptical orbit, it doesn't get into a complete halt on rotation, it reaches Parahelion(Closest to the Sun) where the tides are strongest, and then Aphelion(Furthest to the Sun) which the tides loosen up. Mercury would rotate the Sun, just like the Moon rotates us, if it didn't have such an orbit.

                                                                                                                                                                      • Robinson (Robi) Iliev
                                                                                                                                                                        Robinson (Robi) Iliev  Prije mjesec

                                                                                                                                                                        As of 2019 Jupiter has 69 moons

                                                                                                                                                                        • Robinson (Robi) Iliev
                                                                                                                                                                          Robinson (Robi) Iliev  Prije mjesec

                                                                                                                                                                          Uranus and Neptune colours should be switched

                                                                                                                                                                          • Daniel Loader
                                                                                                                                                                            Daniel Loader  Prije 2 mjeseci

                                                                                                                                                                            Kurzgesagt can u plz do an updated version of this one???????

                                                                                                                                                                            • Sebastian Bonta
                                                                                                                                                                              Sebastian Bonta  Prije 2 mjeseci

                                                                                                                                                                              Saturn is still a professional swimmer. Nothing change yet!

                                                                                                                                                                              • Kamelskih
                                                                                                                                                                                Kamelskih  Prije 2 mjeseci

                                                                                                                                                                                The task of saving people at the end of the solar system is so complex and global that we must begin now. All the imbeciles, saying that the investment in Kosmso not needed, I spit in your face.

                                                                                                                                                                                • Internet Cancer
                                                                                                                                                                                  Internet Cancer  Prije 2 mjeseci

                                                                                                                                                                                  The special thing about ur anus is that is gyrates in an axis tilted sideways and it has 27 moons

                                                                                                                                                                                  • Nightclaw Makes Music
                                                                                                                                                                                    Nightclaw Makes Music  Prije 2 mjeseci

                                                                                                                                                                                    3:08 "similar to your anus"

                                                                                                                                                                                    • Hielo Ice Glace
                                                                                                                                                                                      Hielo Ice Glace  Prije mjesec

                                                                                                                                                                                      STOP BULLYNG URANUS please

                                                                                                                                                                                      • Shadow Sweetheart
                                                                                                                                                                                        Shadow Sweetheart  Prije 2 mjeseci

                                                                                                                                                                                        *ACHIEVEMENT UNLOCKED!* [Are you joking?] - Know Uranus and Neptune are called ICE giants.

                                                                                                                                                                                        • Natasha Menendez
                                                                                                                                                                                          Natasha Menendez  Prije 2 mjeseci

                                                                                                                                                                                          how big is sun

                                                                                                                                                                                          • DexterPie Gaming 2019
                                                                                                                                                                                            DexterPie Gaming 2019  Prije 2 mjeseci

                                                                                                                                                                                            Neptune: so what is your name? Uranus: Uranus why? Neptune: your anus?! Uranus: no no Earth: what is going on? Uranus: Neptune doesn’t understand my name Jupiter: STOP ALL OF IT AT ONCE Me: ok 👌 sure

                                                                                                                                                                                            • Feabrey
                                                                                                                                                                                              Feabrey  Prije 2 mjeseci

                                                                                                                                                                                              Sun,Mercury,Venus,Earth,Moon,Mars,Jupiter,Saturn,Uranus,Neptune:Pluto you are too small so you are FIRED Pluto :( Makemake,Haumea,Ceres:aahhahahhh you are fired LOL Pluto you are not even bigger an d popular than me xD Makemake,Haumea,Ceres:... D:

                                                                                                                                                                                              • Hielo Ice Glace
                                                                                                                                                                                                Hielo Ice Glace  Prije mjesec

                                                                                                                                                                                                Russia is eating popcorns

                                                                                                                                                                                                • Feabrey
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Feabrey  Prije mjesec


                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Hielo Ice Glace
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Hielo Ice Glace  Prije mjesec

                                                                                                                                                                                                    Eris join the game

                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Santosh Thakur
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Santosh Thakur  Prije 2 mjeseci

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Please make this video again in hindi🙏🙏🙏🙏it's very urgent pleaseeeeeeee

                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Φώτιος Κωστελέτος

                                                                                                                                                                                                        Neptune is the smallest of the gas giants.

                                                                                                                                                                                                        • W0W people
                                                                                                                                                                                                          W0W people  Prije 2 mjeseci

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Uranus is a gas giant...

                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Hielo Ice Glace
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Hielo Ice Glace  Prije mjesec

                                                                                                                                                                                                            ICE GIANT

                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Splatink
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Splatink  Prije 2 mjeseci

                                                                                                                                                                                                              "Uranus is the third largest planet, and one of the coldest"

                                                                                                                                                                                                              • joel malec
                                                                                                                                                                                                                joel malec  Prije 2 mjeseci

                                                                                                                                                                                                                *THE SUN IS A DEADLY LAZER*

                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Daisy DU
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Daisy DU  Prije 2 mjeseci

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  This is like, the oldest kurzgesagt video ever

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Failed Uploader
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Failed Uploader  Prije 2 mjeseci

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Why Your Animations Are So Simple? That's Stupid. I Hate Your Channel

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Hielo Ice Glace
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Hielo Ice Glace  Prije mjesec

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      And I hate you