Astronomy Study Sites
- Solar System Exploration
- Astronomy Picture of the Day
- Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe
is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer.
- GSOC Satellite Predictions - Start Page
- The German Space Operations Centre (GSOC), which is part of the German
Aerospace Centre (DLR), maintains a set of dynamic Web pages which generate
visibility predictions for the Mir space station and other visible satellites
for ANY location on the Earth. The German Space Operations Centre (GSOC), which
is part of the German Aerospace Centre (DLR), maintains a set of dynamic Web
pages which generate visibility predictions for the Mir space station and other
visible satellites for ANY location on the Earth.
www.pathfinder.com Time Warner Site
Jet Propulsion Lab Site
jointly sponsored by NASA, the National Science Foundation, PBS, and others.
- What's Out In Space?
They say that space is the last frontier. We have begun to explore the vast universe that surrounds us. We know that our solar system contains planets, stars, moons, meteors, dust and gas. How many planets, stars, moons, or meteors? Nobody knows for sure, but with the aid of high powered earth based telescopes, images from the Hubble Space Telescope, and space travel and exploration, we are beginning to discover what surrounds our home planet, earth.
- The Nine Planets?
A Multimedia Tour of the Solar System: one star, eight planets, and more.
- The Hubble Space Telescope News Page
The Hubble Space Telescope News Page, both text and
images of the latest discoveries made by the HST, not to mention
- The Galileo Space Probe Home Page
The Galileo Space Probe Home Page, is updated every day with amazing images and other data from the
Planet Jupiter and its moons.
- The Comet Home Page
The Comet Home Page, where you can find
the latest information on Comet Hale-Bopp and many other Comets.
- Comet and Meteor Showers
There are a variety of “falling” heavenly bodies that may be observed from the Earth. Among these are comets, meteors, and asteroids. Though they all share certain similarities, their differences have major implications for the study of space.
Magazines, Organizations and Shops:
- ASTRONOMY Magazine
ASTRONOMY Magazine is the web version of this hard copy Magazine. It's updated every
week with astronomy news.
- Sky & Telescope Magazine
Sky & Telescope Magazine is a magazine for the more technically advanced reader, but the
Home Page is written so that anyone can understand it.
ASTRONET offers information on astronomical phenomena and closely follows the news on astronomy, space research, space flight, meteorology and earth sciences.
Credit due to Bob and Tom Rankin for the above astronomy information
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