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NASA's Space Datasets

I am looking for data on the spatial positions of planetary bodies, asteroids, stars, galaxies, etc. In doing that I was led to HORIZONS which requires you to use telnet to command-line step through ...
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3D shapefile or pointcloud data for stars/galaxies in observable universe

I have seen animations of the universe / galaxies such as this where the galaxies / clusters are like specks in a 3D / volumetric cloud, which you can zoom into and they get bigger and then zooming ...
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Where can i find Public Datasets related to Astronomy and other fields?

I'm planning to do some research. Therefore, Appriciate if you could kindly help me to find out Astronomical datasets.
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NASA live Europe imagery

I saw here https://api.nasa.gov the NASA provides tons of public endpoints for browsing data/images. I'm just searching for a webservice that exposes live satellite (hourly updated) images on the ...
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Dataset of planets and moons in the solar system

Where can I find such dataset. For each object, I would want name, size, distance from sun (if applicable), mass. Can be separate dataset for all moons and for all planets. (and maybe asteroids).
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free astronomical datasource with the oldest historical data

I want to know the position of some well-known astronomical objects as deep in the past as possible. Which is the open database of astronomical objects with the oldest historical records?
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Open dataset with historical plates/slides from astronomical surveys (absorption or emission spectra)?

The article 1917 astronomical plate has first-ever evidence of exoplanetary system inspired my inquiry, as the question has been on my mind for years: Where can I find star charts/plates from days ...
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Where can I find a REST API of stars and constellations?

I'm looking for an open REST API to make ocasional queries of stars and constellations. Concretly I'm looking for getting the right ascension and declination of the most important stars of a few ...
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Is there an exoplanet API or dataset?

I am looking for an API or dataset that has information about the known exoplanets. The properties of this dataset would include things like mass, orbital period, atmosphere, temperature, etc.