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  • Nine Planets, The [*]
    Multimedia tour of the solar system -- one star, eight planets, and more -- with pictures, text, sound, and references to other resources.
    www.nineplanets.org
  • NSSDC Planetary Fact Sheets
    Directory of fact sheets for planets and their planetary systems from the National Space Science Data Center, NASA.
    nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/planetary/planetfact.html
  • NASA/JPL Planetary Data System (PDS)@
    Learn about the Planetary Data System (PDS), the archive which stores and distributes digital data from past and present NASA planetary missions, astronomical observations, and laboratory measurements. Sites feature planetary photojournal, image atlas, image node, data community, and data search services.
    dir.yahoo.com/.../Jet_Propulsion_Laboratory__JPL_/Planetary_Data_System__PDS_
  • Department of Planetary Sciences Lunar and Planetary Laboratory - University of Arizona@
    Learn about the Department of Planetary Sciences Lunar and Planetary Laboratory under the University of Arizona which is dedicated to the teaching and understanding of the formation and evolution of the planetary system. Sites feature NASA's 2008 Mars mission, volcanic studies of Io and Mars, Galileo spacecraft Solid State Imager (SSI) data analysis, and investigation into the collisional evolution of the solar system.
    dir.yahoo.com/.../College_of_Science/Department_of_Planetary_Sciences_Lunar_and_Planetary_Laboratory
  • Wikipedia: Planet
    Body of considerable mass that orbits a star and that doesn't produce energy through nuclear fusion. Offers an introduction to the planets of our solar system, related objects, and extrasolar planets.
    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Planets
  • Planetary Science Research Discoveries
    An educational site devoted to sharing the exciting discoveries being made in planetary science by NASA-sponsored researchers.
    www.psrd.hawaii.edu/index.html
  • Planetary Rings Node
    Responsible for restoring, archiving, and publishing datasets describing planetary ring systems. All of the relevant datasets aquired from previous and future spacecraft, as well as from Earth-based observatories.
    pds-rings.seti.org
  • Final IAU Resolution on the Definition of "Planet" (PDF)
    Read the IAU resolutions that define what a "planet" is in our solar system and that create a new class of objects called plutonian objects.
    www.iau.org/static/resolutions/Resolution_GA26-5-6.pdf
  • GISS Institute on Climate and Planets
    A collaboration between the Goddard Institute for Space Studies, CUNY, and NYC public schools providing students and faculty with opportunities in current NASA climate and planetary research.
    icp.giss.nasa.gov
  • NASA Regional Planetary Image Facilities (4)
    Explore NASA Regional Planetary Image Facilities, the network of planetary image libraries of the inner planets and their satellites including lunar and planetary photographic materials, cartographic materials, geologic maps, mission documentations, journals, books, and slides that serve the planetary research and education community across the world.
    dir.yahoo.com/.../Planets/NASA_Regional_Planetary_Image_Facilities
  • Planets.net
    Planet information, including physical characteristics, exploration, news, photos, videos, and discussion forums. Site also features basic facts about other objects and phenomena in the solar system.
    www.planets.net
  • Comparative Aeronomy in the Solar Systen
    Conference information, mailing lists, and recent publications list for resources dedicated to the study of solar system atmospheres.
    www.bu.edu/csp/uv/cp-aeronomy/aeronomy-sol-sys.html
  • What Is a Planet?
    Scientific American article looks at the controversial new official definition of "planet," which banished Pluto, and that has its flaws but by and large captures essential scientific principles.
    www.sciam.com/article.cfm?chanID=sa006&colID=1&articleID=93385350-E7F2-99DF...
  • The Great Planet Debate: Science as Process
    Scientific conference and educator workshop that will explore the basic, but controversial, question: What is a planet? Johns Hopkins University, Maryland; August 14-16, 2008.
    gpd.jhuapl.edu/index.php
  • Exploring Planets in the Classroom
    More than 25 hands-on science activities are provided in classroom-ready pages for both teachers and students for exploring Earth, the planets, geology, and space sciences.
    www.spacegrant.hawaii.edu/class_acts/index.html
  • Planetary Astronomy @ Caltech
    Includes descriptions of the research group's work, people, and activities.
    www.gps.caltech.edu/~pa
  • USGS Astrogeology Research Program
    Including a compendium of the system of naming planets and planetary systems including detailed images and data to support the nomenclature. From the USGS astrogeology research program.
    astrogeology.usgs.gov/SolarSystem
 



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