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stargazer - star book -

stargazer can see all of the 88 constellations that The International Astronomical Union (IAU) provided with a beautiful constellation in the...

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iMariner Celestial Navigation

iMariner Celestial Navigation is a complete toolbox : sight, fix, meridian, starfinder, solar compassAlso embedded : nautical almanac (sun, moon,...

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iMariner

Complete toolbox for celestial navigation : sight, fix, meridian, starfinder, solar compass- display almanac informations : Sun, Moon, Venus, Mars,...

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Dwarf Planets

Dwarf Planets are celestial bodies orbiting the Sun, which are not large enough to clear their neighbouring region of debris and planetesimals....

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Enjoy Learning Constellation puzzle

This is an educational game that allows you to learn the constellation as if you play a jigsaw puzzle.This game is designed to be simple yet fun to...

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iGotCharts + Currency & Units Converter

iGotCharts is a serious units converter with a high degree of accuracy and flexibility. It was designed and developed by a professional engineer...

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NASA's Ceres maps show color-coded features and new official, mythical names

The geological features on dwarf planet Ceres are now named after agricultural gods and goddesses, while we're still waiting to hear about the sci-fi names chosen for features of Pluto's moon.

By July 29, 2015

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Should Pluto return to the planet club?

In 2006, Pluto had its planet status revoked. Now a petition hopes to get it restored -- but would other dwarf planets ride in on its coattails?

By July 14, 2015

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Buy a name for yourself -- on a Martian crater

A project called Uwingu has begun selling naming rights to 500,000 craters on Mars to try to raise $10 million for science research and education.

By February 26, 2014

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Pluto is a planet again! (in Illinois)

Pluto was excommunicated from the planet world in 2006. Now, the Illinois state senate has decided that the excommunication vote was invalid and that it will reinstate the planet.

By March 6, 2009

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Pluto: And then there were eight

The solar system's far-flung rock becomes a "dwarf planet." Three other contenders have lost out, too. Images: The planetary losers

By August 24, 2006

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Textbook publishers grapple with Pluto demotion

Teaching about the new solar system? Might want to use the Net for reference--it could be years before most science books are updated.

By August 24, 2006

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Astronomers count Pluto out

Forget what your science textbook taught you about the nine planets--Pluto doesn't loom large enough any more.

By August 24, 2006