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Our Planet Earth from Space

Computer generated images of the earth from satellites showing various data such as the location of icebergs and natural disasters.

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Earth Introduction

Explanations and figures for the physical facts concerning our planet earth. This forms part of the Views of the Solar System site.

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Why do stars twinkle while planets do not?

A short explanation of this phenomenon.

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Why do planets not twinkle, when stars do?

A short explanation from PhysLink.

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Project Spectra!

A great resource with games, worksheets about how light is used to explore the solar system from measuring atmospheres and soils to designing your own planet. Covering many topics such as ...

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Pluto's Planetary Plight

Is Pluto really a planet? Interesting discussion although the page from 1997 - pluto has since been reclassified!)

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PlanetQuest: Exoplanet Exploration

A NASA site focusing on the search for Earth like planets.

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Searching for Habitable Planets

Interactive graphic showing the main parts of the Kepler telescope.

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The Virtual Solar System

Interactive site with detailed description of the planets with pictures and questions.

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Third from the Sun: Geographical features as seen from space

The use of satellites to give information about our planet. The history of gathering information and how satellites have increased our ability to do this.

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