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Celestial Explorer Earth & Mars

Product overview
• Details: CE-Earth
• Details: CE-Mars

Celestial Explorer: EARTH uses advanced GIS technology to provide you with a view of Earth from anywhere in space.

Observe topographic features through whole earth image mosaics generated from NASA's Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer, or MODIS, located onboard the Terra satellite. Learn detailed information about countries around the world at the touch of your mouse, in an easy-to-use format reminiscent of your favorite web browser. Build 3D terrain dynamically as you move along Earth's surface. Celestial Explorer: EARTH allows you to do all this and more…

Feature highlights
3D Terrain Modeling and Visualization
Create 3D terrain models from MODIS image mosaics based on the USGS GTOPO 30 elevation dataset. Visualize the change in terrain as you move your mouse along the surface of the Earth.

3D visualization of North Africa

NASA MODIS Image Mosaics
Flying over 700 km above the Earth onboard the Terra satellite, MODIS provides an integrated tool for observing a variety of terrestrial, oceanic, and atmospheric features of the Earth.

Unique Point -of-View Feature
Celestial Explorer: EARTH provides you with orthographic views of Earth from anywhere in space. Just point your mouse and read the precise latitude and longitude of the location.

Earth Database
Locate places and explore world geography including countries, provinces, states,major cities, rivers and more. A customized browser provides detailed geographic,political and economic information about each country.

System Requirements (recommended)
• Windows™ 98, 98 SE, ME, NT, XP
• Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0+ for Resource Browser
• Speed: 500 MHz or faster, 800MHz for 3D or Geology, 1.5GHz for High-Resolution Geology
• RAM: 128 MB minimum, 256 MB or more for 3D or Geology, 512MB for High-Resolution Geology
• Hard Drive Space: 130 MB minimum, 250 MB with 3D & High-Resolution Geology
• Screen Resolution: 1024 X 768
Screen Color:At least 16 bit
• Graphics Card: 16MB of video RAM minimum

Presentation Tools

  • Print customized labels
  • Print detailed, professional-quality maps
  • Link personal notes and photos to named features such as country, city, province, etc.
  • Export maps as jpegs or cut and paste maps to your documents

For more information about Celestial Explorer: Earth, please contact us.

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