Tour the Solar System with an astronomy classic
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Visual Planets has been created as an educational tour of the Sun and nineplanets. The program includes information on the Sun, Planets,Satellites and the Spacecraft that have visited them. The touruses hypertext to allow space travel by simply clicking on adesired planet. This causes information and images about theplanet to appear on screen. While visiting a planet, hyperlinksprovide you with information regarding the planets moons,atmosphere, structure, rings, mythology, missions, statistics anda lot more. Unusual terms are clearly defined with direct links to over 100 terms takenfrom the Windows Dictionary of Astronomy. A revolution inplanetary science has been brought about by the use ofinterplanetary spacecraft. The Visual Planets program has beencreated in the light of new knowledge and contains over 150 ofthe best images from NASA's planetary exploration program.
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