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Title: NASA's Spitzer Marks Beginning of New Age of Planetary Science
Url: https://www.spitzer.caltech.edu/news/ssc2005-09-nasas-spitzer-marks-be...
Publisher: United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Description: This NASA press release describes results from the Spitzer Space Telescope. The instrument detected a dip in the infrared light curve as a planet passes behind a star. This is the first direct detection of light from an extrasolar planet. The site includes images and videos.
LC Classification: Science -- Astronomy -- Astronomical instruments -- Modern -- Telescopes. Objectives. Mirrors
Science -- Astronomy -- Astronomical photography
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Solar system -- Planets. Planetology
GEM Subject: Science -- Technology
Science -- Astronomy
Science -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Astronomy -- Planets
Astronomy -- Stars
Astronomy -- Telescopes
Physics -- Optics and light
Astronomy -- Solar system
Resource Type: Reference Material
Format: Document -- HTML
Audience: Educator
Education Level: High School
Middle School
Higher Education
Elementary School
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Lower Division)
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
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