Thursday, August 16, 2007


California and Carnegie Planet Search

Visit the 200+ planetary systems discovered by astronomers with the California & Carnegie Planet Search.

The California & Carnegie Planet Search presents Exoplanets. This KML will take you on a tour of the 200+ extra-solar planets discovered by astronomers in the last two decades. View a diagram of the orbits for each planetary system, and compare to the orbits of Jupiter and Earth drawn in for scale. Additional information includes planetary masses, properties of the host star, and links to the original discovery papers. You will need to switch to Sky in Google Earth 4.2 to view this content.

Open in Google Earth 4.2