Home Lunar and Planetary Laboratory The University of LPL s Mission The Department of Planetary Sciences Lunar and Planetary Laboratory is an academic institution that pursues scholarly research and education across the broad discipline of planetary and solar systems science through use of theoretical studies and data analysis, laboratory and field investigations, numerical modeling, telescopic observations, remote sensing, spacecraft Planetary, Stellar and Lunar Visibility Short Description Planetary, Lunar, and Stellar Visibility successor to Planet s Visibility . presents a color diagram that shows when a planet, a star, the moon or the sun is visible during any year from BC to AD at any location on the earth The vertical axis marks the months of the year, the horizontal axis marks the hours of the day The three colors create a contour map effect and show The planetary and lunar nodes Humanistic astrology series The planetary and lunar nodes Humanistic astrology series Dane Rudhyar on FREE shipping on qualifying offers. The Lunar Planner Sidereal Astrology Synodic Astrology This Lunar Month s Theme Trusting Intuition Accelerating Progressive Change The October , Lunar Cycle A Synopsis of this Lunar Month This is an exceptionally dynamic and catalytic lunar Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences Washington Whether you re interested in studying the world beneath your feet, or worlds farther away, the Department of Earth Planetary Sciences provides the tools for understanding the processes that shape our planet and other solar system bodies. Planetary nomenclature Planetary nomenclature, like terrestrial nomenclature, is a system of uniquely identifying features on the surface of a planet or natural satellite so that the features can be easily located, described, and discussed Since the invention of the telescope, astronomers have given names to the surface features they have discerned, especially on the Moon and Mars. Lunar mare The lunar maria m r i singular mare m r e are large, dark, basaltic plains on Earth s Moon, formed by ancient volcanic eruptions They were dubbed maria, Latin for seas, by early astronomers who mistook them for actual seas They are less reflective than the highlands as a result of their iron rich composition, and hence appear dark to the naked eye. Project Morpheus Home About Morpheus NASA s Morpheus Project has developed and tested a prototype planetary lander capable of vertical takeoff and landing Designed to serve as a vertical testbed VTB for advanced spacecraft technologies, the vehicle provides a platform for bringing technologies from the laboratory into an integrated flight system at relatively low cost. Home The Planetary Society The Planetary Society is the largest and most effective nonprofit organization that promotes the exploration of space through education, advocacy, and innovative projects. LUNAR LAND Official Website Become a Lunar land owner by purchasing acres of land on the Moon Lunar Land is one of THE FIRST companies in the world to possess a legal TRADEMARK and COPYRIGHT for the sale of extraterrestrial property.