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Browse the Solar System!
This interactive chart of the solar system allows users to click on an image of one the planets or moons and see a full-size image of the object plus some data on physical constants (radius, mass, orbit period, etc.) and links to other resources such as nomenclature, additional imagery, and information on obtaining maps of the object.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
Type of resource:
  • Portal:
    • Government
Subject:
  • Space science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
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DLESE Catalog ID: USGS-ED-000-000-000-039
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Astrogeology Research Program
http://astrogeology.usgs.gov/

Contact: Joseph J. Kerski
Educational Resources
United States Geological Survey (USGS)

Contact: Phil Stoffer
Educational Resources
United States Geological Survey (USGS)