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Education

Explore the Earth, Moon and Eclipses
Learn more about our planet, Sun, Moon, and Eclipses.

Explore Earth!
Explore the Moon!
Explore the Sun!
Learn about Eclipses

Explore the Planets and other objects in our Solar System

Our Planets

Listed in sequence by distance from the Sun.

Explore Mercury!
Explore Venus!
Explore Earth!
Explore Mars!
Explore Jupiter!
Explore Saturn!
Explore Uranus!
Explore Neptune!

 

For Beginners
Excellent resources to those new to the hobby.

Eyes on the Sky Video Series
A Planetary Guide to Outer Space (supplied by our friends in  Mrs McVey's class)

 

Our Solar System
Explore our Solar System and well known objects.

Explore Dwarf Planets
Explore the Kuiper Belt
Explore the Moons of our Solar System
Explore the Oort Cloud
Explore Pluto!
Take a Tour of Solar System
3D Model of Our Solar System

Explore Comets, Asteroids, and Meteors

Explore Asteroids
Explore Comets
Explore Meteors and Meteorites

Hubble Telescope (submitted by Jamie in Ms. Wards class - Delaware, USA)

The Hubble Telescope:  Sheddling Light on the Universe

Myths of the Constellations

Constellation Myths

Night Time Observing
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Navigating the Night Sky
Night Sky Basics*
Types of Telescopic Objects*

Television

Travelers Guide to the Planets
The Universe

Telescopes
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Eyepiece Information
How to buy the best Telescope*
How to choose a Telescope*
How to collimate a Reflector


 

 

 

 

 


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