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Planetarrella, the Polar Light Simulator

Planeterrella is an amazing polar light simulator developed by planetary scientist Jean Lilensten at the Greboble Laboratory of Planetology in France.

In this video Dr. Lilensten talks about his experiment, for which he received the Europlanet prize for Public Engagement.

See planeterrella.obs.ujf-grenoble.fr for more details.

 [Lightcurve Films for EuroPlaNet; 05:13 min.; September 2o10]

  • SPEX: the Spectro-Polarimeter for Planetary Exploration

  • European Planetology Network

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