Planet

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Introduction1

ScienceAtNASA (YouTube Channel)
NASA Science (Official Website)

Dictionary

planet : any of the large bodies that revolve around a star — Webster   See also   OneLook

Thesaurus

Roget’s II (Thesaurus.com), Merriam-Webster Thesaurus, Visuwords

Encyclopedia

Planet A planet is a large astronomical body that is neither a star nor a stellar remnant. — Wikipedia

Planet (Encyclopædia Britannica)

Exoplanet or extrasolar planet is a planet outside the Solar System. The first confirmation of detection occurred in 1992. A different planet, initially detected in 1988, was confirmed in 2003. As of 2022, there are more than 5,000 confirmed exoplanets. — Wikipedia

Planets of Other Stars (Encyclopædia Britannica)

Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature (Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature, International Astronomical Union)

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Innovation

Science

The Universe, Explained (Minute Physics, YouTube Playlist)
Minute Physics (Henry Reich, Official Website)

Exoplanet Exploration (NASA)

Naming of Exoplanets (International Astronomical Union)

Exoplanets, Worlds Orbiting Other Stars (Planetary Society)

Extrasolar Planets (Ask an Astronomer, Cornell University)

Extrasolar Planets (Eric Weisstein’s World of Astronomy, Wolfram Research)
Exoplanets (Wolfram Alpha)

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Preservation

History

400 Years, 7,500 Words: A History of Planetary Science (Lauren Gold, Cornell Chronicle)

Library

Melvil Decimal System # 523.4 Planets (Library Thing)
Library of Congress Subject Heading: Planet (Library Thing)

Library of Congress # QB361 Planetary Theory (UPenn Online Books)

WorldCat, Library of Congress, UPenn Online Books, Open Library

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Participation

Education

What is a Planet? (Space Place, NASA)
What Is an Exoplanet? (Space Place, NASA)

MERLOT: Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching
OER Commons: Open Educational Resources

Course

Physics and Chemistry of Terrestrial Planets (Benjamin Weiss & Leigh Royden, MIT OpenCourseware)

Community

Organization

International Astronomical Union (IAU)
Minor Planet Center (International Astronomical Union)
The Planetary Society

News

Exoplanets (NASA)
Exoplanets (Sky & Telescope)
Exoplanets (Astronomy Magazine)
Extrasolar Planets (Science Daily)
Exoplanet (Science News)
Exoplanet (Phys.org)

Government

Document

Exoplanet (USA.gov)

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Related

Here are links to pages about closely related subjects.

Knowledge Realm

Physical

“Fundamentals”
Law (Constant) Relativity
Force Gravity, Electromagnetism (Light, Color)
Matter (Microscope) Molecule, Atom (Periodic Table), Particle

“Space”
Universe (Astronomical Instrument)
Galaxy Milky Way, Andromeda
Planetary System Star, Brown Dwarf, Planet, Moon

Our Neighborhood
Solar System Sun
Terrestrial Planet Mercury, Venus, Earth (Moon), Mars
Asteroid Belt Ceres, Vesta
Jovian Planet Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune
Trans-Neptunian Object
Kuiper Belt Pluto, Haumea, Makemake
Scattered Disc Eris, Sedna, Planet X
Oort Cloud Etc. Scholz’s Star
Small Body Comet, Centaur, Asteroid

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Notes

1.   The resources on this page are are organized by a classification scheme developed exclusively for Cosma.