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Planets
Reference App
  • Compute planets' orbital properties, including orbital period and distance from the Earth and Sun
  • Learn about physical properties like radius, mass, rotation period, and number of moons
  • Get information about a planet's atmosphere, including atmospheric pressure, average temperature, and major constituents
  • See a map of the current solar system configuration and an image of the planet
  • Find nearby sky objects, current sky position from your location, and next rise and set
  • Find out which planets are visible from your current location or from any location
  • Perform advanced physical astronomy computations using stationary orbits, escape velocity, and Kepler's third law

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