Observing the Solar System from Your Armchair

  • Jane Clark
Part of the The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series book series (PATRICKMOORE)


NASA puts much of its space exploration data on the Internet, copyright free. Some military stuff is doubtless kept under wraps, but that is also off topic. Since the folks at NASA have been very busy bees since the dawn of space exploration, there is an awful lot of NASA material available.


European Space Agency Hubble Space Telescope Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Mars Science Laboratory Venus Express 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jane Clark
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  1. 1.Bristol Astronomical SocietyBristolUK

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