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astronomy

3 datasets
  • Sloan Digital Sky Survey DR6 Subset

    Offsite — The Sloan Digital Sky Survey is the most ambitious astronomical survey ever undertaken. The survey has mapped one-quarter of the entire sky in detail, determining the positions and absolute brightnesses of hundreds of millions of celestial objects. It has also measured the distances (redshifts) to more than a million galaxies and quasars. This is a small (~ 5%) subset of ...
  • NASA - Five Millennium Catalog of Solar Eclipses: -1999 to +3000 (2000 BCE to 3000 CE)

    Offsite — Eclipses of the Sun can only occur when the Moon is near one of its two orbital nodes 1 during the New Moon phase . It is then possible for the Moon’s penumbral, umbral or antumbral shadows to sweep across Earth’s surface thereby producing an eclipse. The referenced tables summarizes all eclipses over this five millennium period (2000 BCE to 3000 CE) by century. Each ...
  • FindTheBest.com Planets listing

    Offsite — Find and compare planets in the solar system based on distance from the sun, mass, temperature and other data. Data from NASA.