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Planetary bodies
Large celestial masses of rock, metal, or gas orbiting around a star. Use for extraterrestrial bodies.
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Meteorites (4 items)
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Planetary Data Systems (PDS) Mars Global Surveyor Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image collection [More info]
Planetary Data Systems (PDS) Mars Global Surveyor Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image collection with available images in decompressed JPEG format, raw data available by FTP access, web graphical images, and link to NASA's Map-a-Planet.
Astrogeology Science Center [More info]
Geological studies of other planetary bodies, with links to labs/facilities, maps/products, missions/research, and tools.
Clementine near-infrared global multispectral lunar map [More info]
Mosaic of near-infrared (NIR) images of the Moon acquired in 1994. Web page also includes background information and references.
Eastern Mineral Resources meteorite research [More info]
Description of chemical research on meteorites to understand the formation processes of chondrite meteorites and chondrules. Site has link to issues of Meteoritical Bulletin and signup for e-mail notification of new meteorites.
Flagstaff Field Center [More info]
Homepage for the Flagstaff Field center with links to space science, water and ice studies, earth sciences, biological resources, Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Center, outreach & education, data and software, and images.
Investigating the Chesapeake Bay impact crater [More info]
Links to information on the formation and structure of Chesapeake Bay including online reports, recent field work, field work archives, cooperating agencies, bibliography, and links to articles about other terrestrial impact craters.
Mars Viking hemisphere point perspectives [More info]
Mosaics of the Martian hemispheres created by the USGS from Viking Orbiter images.
Online guide to the continental Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary in the Raton basin, Colorado and New Mexico [More info]
Field guide describing the geology and paleontology of the continental Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary in the Raton basin, Colorado and New Mexico.
Spectroscopy Lab [More info]
Links to Spectroscopy Lab projects to identify and map materials through spectroscopic remote sensing (imaging spectroscopy, hyperspectral imaging, imaging spectrometry, ultraspectral imaging, etc) on the Earth and in space.
The Chesapeake Bay bolide: modern consequences of an ancient cataclysm [More info]
Presentation that the location of Chesapeake Bay may have been predetermined by a Eocene bolide, an extraterrestrial body, impacting the Earth in the vicinity of the Delmarva Peninsula at high velocity and exploding to create a large crater.
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