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Eyes on the Solar System

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Planet Nine theory

GRADING GUIDELINES: You will build a Solar System model. It should: • Include the sun, 8 planets, and Earth’s moon. (20 points) • Include and label two of the following objects: asteroid,...

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EDIBLE SOLAR SYSTEM. Study Aid: Make a candy key (each candy represents a planet) then have students practice putting in order

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Earth and Moon transiting the Sun in 2084, as seen from Mars. Image created using JPL Solar System Simulator

A Season Simulator animation to demonstrate how and why changes in photoperiod and sunlight angle occur.

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3D Solar System Simulator

Planetary Photojournal is a photo album of the universe. See images of the planets. Look through the Hubble telescope at nebulae far beyond our galaxy. Watch a video of the Mars rovers or catch up on news about space surveillance technology. Use the solar system simulator to view celestial bodies from various perspectives: from above or below, from an orbiting spacecraft, or from another planet.

Did our solar system once contain DOZENS of Earth-like planets? Simulations suggest these rocky worlds may have been kicked out by the gas giants billions of years ago | Daily Mail Online

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The asteroid 7345 Happer is named after Lancaster's character (Felix Happer) in Local Hero and his quest to have a comet named after him. (JPL Small-Body Database Browser - 7345 Happer (1992 OF) Classification: Mars-crossing Asteroid SPK-ID: 2007345)