Extrasolar Planets

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Extrasolar Planets

Related MGGP Links

Transits and Occultations
----Transit of Venus June 2012
Planet Transit Activity

WEB RESOURCES
Reminder: email links to visitors

NASA/JPL Web Links
Exoplanet Exploration

Exoplanets.org

PlanetQuest

Exoplanet Science Institute
Habitable Zone Gallery

University of California
California Planet Search

Paris Observatory
The Extrasolar Planets Encyclopedia

MISSIONS____________________

COROT - launched in 2006
Kepler Mission - launched in 2009
PEGASE - launch between 2010-2012
Space Interferometry Mission - launch between 2015-2016
New Worlds Mission - launch in 2014
Terrestrial Planet Finder - no launch date
Darwin - launch in 2016
Gaia mission - launch in 2012
PLATO - launch in 2017
TESS - launch between 2013-2014

MULTIMEDIA
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MOVIES ___________________

INTERACTIVES______________

Exoplanet Explorations
Games, Simulations, Movies and Virtual Tours

Extreme Planet Makeover
NASA/JPL PlanetQuest site lets you roll up your sleeves and create your very own planet

SCIENCE_______________________

Planet Hunters
Help the Kepler scientists find extrasolar planets. This program is for using at your home to help with searching for exoplanets.  You should not tie up Space Odyssey laptops running this program.

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