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Planets

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Sun – By Kid’s Discover

Sun might technically be a science app for children, but even adults could end up learning a few new things about our nearest star.

08/01/2013

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Slooh App

Not all of us can afford our own deep space camera, but Slooh lets you borrow one for a bit – actually rotating the cameras to focus on stars and planets.

07/29/2013

Nasa

NASA Visualization Explorer

Odds are you won’t get to explore the stars yourself – or even have access to all of NASA’s tools. The Visualization Explorer app is the next best thing.

09/17/2012

Transit of Venus

Venus In Transit

Venus is in transit, which means it will pass between the Earth and the sun.

06/05/2012

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The Night Sky App

Stargazing goes high tech with the Night Sky app – an educational app that makes astronomy accessible to pretty much anyone.

05/23/2012

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Researchers Discover 3 Potential Earth-Like Planets

The discovery of new planets continues as the Kepler Mission reports back from space.

12/26/2011