- Astronomy Picture of the Day
Index or Today's Pic.
- The Nebraska simulations (in Flash).
- 2017 eclipse path visualization
- Sky Maps for observational astronomy. (no solar system objects)
- Animation and song about the elements.
Stonehenge information and more
- Space Environment
Center: Forecasts of solar storms, solar and geophysical
"weather" information, sun images.
- Sunspot cycle graphs,
sun images, sun movies. (Belgium's Solar Influence Data Center.)
- SEDS (Students for the
Exploration and Development of Space) nine planets tour and
more. A great astronomy site.
Element Spectra Java applet that shows an approximation of the visual spectrum of every element in the periodic table.
- Solar System
Simulator. Pick your planet, position, date, time, and
field of view and the simulator will show what it's like to see
the universe from your own special standpoint. GREAT!
Aurora! The northern (and southern) lights.
- Earth from Space.
Images of Earth taken from space.
- NASA Space Flight
All about the International
Space Station and all the other hardware.
- Asteroid and Comet
Impacts. The real story on impacts, including the upcoming
1997XF11 near-miss in 2028.
Space policy, launches, events, political developments.
- The Galileo
Project: Historical information and resources by and about
- Einstein. Bio,
pictures, explanations of relativity.
- The home of the Hubble Space Telescope is the
Space Telescope Science Institute.
- The meta-club of amateur astronomy clubs is the
Magazine (Great Britain)
Griffith Observatory is located in Hollywood.
- A very nice site about
- Thinking of
a star for a loved one? Avoid the scam! Read this!
- Images by
David Malin, the premier astrophotographer.
Objects. CCD pictures of the famous list of 110 objects
compiled by the French comet hunter Charles Messier. U. Oregon.
- Concise blog on light pollution issues, and IDA, the International Dark Sky Association.
- U. Mass Images
Inner Planet Animation using Java: tiltable, with copious
explanation. Nice, but it doesn't work with all browser/computer
- 3D red/blue images of star fields and constellations.
- Solar System Builder Applet. As a first cut, select "random" then hit "play." Explore from there - it's pretty neat.
- Another solar system builder
- Ground-based Observatories: The
90" Bok Telescope at Steward Observatory,
Kitt Peak National Observatory,
National Solar Observatory,
Gemini North and South,
Keck and Lick Observatories.
- Authoritative physical constants.
- Time zones - NASA
- Time zones - Darron Gedge Note that the international date line was redrawn in 2011!
Bill! Bill! Bill!
Bill Nye The Science Guy, My Hero!