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Star Links

Amateur Astronomers Association of Pittsburgh. http://3ap.org/

AAAP member Fred Klein with Astro Photography- http://fredkleinastro.com/index.html

Buying a telescope?-  http://skyandtelescope.com/howto/scopes/article_241_1.asp

Distance from the sun and other planets. http://www.earthmatrix.com/extract62/mercury.html

Evening sky tonight at Sky and Telescope. http://skyandtelescope.com/  or http://spaceweather.com/

International Space Station on this web site. http://science.nasa.gov/temp/StationLoc.html

Light pollution near your home and compare it to what you would see away from the city. http://www.globe.gov/GaN/moon phasehttp://tycho.usno.navy.mil/vphase.html

Mars Rover Mission from this N.A.S.A Web Site. http://marsrovers.jpl.nasa.gov/home/index.html

Surface of Mars http://www.google.com/mars/

Messier Object Numbers and what you can see. http://www.seds.org/messier/CONindex2.html  http://www.seds.org/messier/m/m013.htmlhttp://www.seds.org/messier/data2.html

Messier Objects- http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/6c/Messier.all.750pix.jpg 

NASA Photos- http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/archivepix.html

(NASA) National Aeronautics and Space Administration. http://www.nasa.gov/home/

Night Sky Network- http://nightsky.jpl.nasa.gov/

Ode to Aerogel- http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/en/kids/stardust/aerogel.shtml 

Hubble Web Site - http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2008/14/  Zoom in on the Omega Centauri lies 17,000 light-years from Earth

http://www.washjeff.edu/physics/bottom.pdf  

 

Games

Practice launching Kevin  into orbit and using the gravitational pull of plants to get this space cadet back to his ship.  Good luck! http://www.vagenisonline.com/flash/spaced.html 

Create satellites around the planet or around the orbiting moon.  See how many satellites you can create? http://www.colorado.edu/physics/2000/applets/satellites.html

Take a trip to Mars: http://marsprogram.jpl.nasa.gov/funzone_flash.html

Astronomers crossword puzzle: http://marsprogram.jpl.nasa.gov/funzone/wordfind/

Build a world on Mars: http://marsprogram.jpl.nasa.gov/funzone/marsbuildaworld/

Other cool subjects: http://spaceplace.nasa.gov/en/kids/cool_subjects.shtml

Last Modified on April 26, 2012
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