Disk Detective Tutorial

  • Released Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Have you discovered a planetary system today? At DiskDetective.org, you can help NASA scientists find new planetary systems, by searching for disks of dust around nearby stars using images from the WISE space telescope and other telescopes. This tutorial, made by top citizen scientists based on their experience, will help you get started working together with professional astronomers on cutting-edge research, hunting through the Galaxy.

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This page was originally published on Wednesday, June 25, 2014.
This page was last updated on Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at 1:50 PM EDT.


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  • Disk Detective Tutorial (ID: 2014054)
    Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 4:00AM
    Produced by - Robert Crippen (NASA)