data on the planets

credit* 

Datasets (files) like the one below are useful in science. There is data to analyse by drawing graphs. The file below is in a ‘CSV’ format. Open it in your spreadsheet or Datalogging Insight program to draw a graph. In Excel for example, when you’ve opened the file choose Data – Auto filter and sort using the column headings. 

datafile planets.csv

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For help and ideas see the Guide that comes with Datalogging Insight software for button-by-button instructions on how to get the most out of this file. The datafile was assembled by Laurence Rogers, Leicester University

*Planets picture By WP (Planets2008.jpg) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

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