OTHER WEB SITES WITH IMAGES AND DATA USABLE IN ASTRONOMY LABS
AMES IMAGE ARCHIVE
- Ftp site for NASA SPACE IMAGES and PR; lots of GIF images in the GIF subdirectory"
- Scanned images of the Telescopes and of objects taken by the
telescopes at the AAT. Includes many nice southern objects.
ARISTOTLE: ON THE HEAVENS
- Text of the classic work on line!
ASTRONOMICAL IMAGES FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA
- Many images of galaxies and source materials for Lab Exercise
developed at the University of Alabama
ASTRONOMICAL IMAGES AND ANIMATIONS FROM THE RENNES UNIVERSITY, FRANCE
- A large collection of images and animations of astronomical and
ASTROWEB: ASTRONOMY/ASTROPHYSICS ON THE INTERNET
- Category-sorted information index from NRAO
CENTER FOR ULTRAVIOLET ASTROPHYSICS
- Sounds, images, and movies on ultraviolet astronomy from the
Center for Extreme Ultraviolet Astronomy at U.C. Berkeley. Education
materials include lesson plans and other resources.
CLEMENTINE LUNAR IMAGES
- Enormous, very detailed images from the Navy's Clementine lunar mission showing details of the moon's surface.
COMET OBSERVATION HOME PAGE
- Lots of images, light curves, ephemerides, observing information, etc.
Based at JPL.
EARTH AND UNIVERSE
- A multemedia guide to the universe, with images, movies,
sounds, etc. From Armagh Planetarium and Bradford Technology LTD. UK
THE ELECTRONIC UNIVERSE PROJECT
- Lots of images, spectra, and information on all facets of modern
astronomy. Particularly strong on galaxies. From the University of Oregon.
EUROPEAN SOUTHERN OBSERVATORY
- Look Particularly under educational resources for images and
FIVE COLLEGE ASTRONOMY PROGRAM
- Information from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and other
consortium schools. Contains courseware developed for astronomy labs, infrared and other images from the college telescopes.
GALILEO HOME PAGE
- News, images, and information on the Galileo mission to Jupiter,
along with images of the earth, moon, and asteroids
INFRA-RED ASTRONOMICAL SATELLITE
- "Postage Stamp Server" delivers FITS images taken with the Infrared
Astronomical Satellite of any desired target region.
JET PROPULSION LABORATORY
- Images and press releases from many of the unmanned planetary
missions and images of Comet Shoemaker-Levy impacts
JOHNSON SPACE FLIGHT CENTER DIGITAL IMAGES
- Contains Press release images from space flights and images of
earth taken from space.
MAGELLAN IMAGES OF VENUS
- View all images taken by the Magellan spacecraft using the Magellan
image browser at MIT. Instructions and information on obtaining the CDROMS of data
- Web-browsable, zoomable, and scrollable atlas of Mars along with access to large number of Viking images of the planet on-line.
NATIONAL SOLAR OBSERVATORY/SACRAMENTO PEAK OBSERVATORY
- Access to some images and sunspot and coronal data. Also educational
material, slides, videos, available through Public Relations.
THE NINE PLANETS
- Extensively linked hyptertext tour of 70 objects in the solar system with text, sounds, movies, and links to other sites.
PLANETARY DATA SYSTEM IMAGING NODE
- The PDS Imaging Node is the curator of NASA's primary digital image collections from past, present, and future planetary missions. The Node now has image browsers for the online Venus Magellan and Mars Viking Lander image datasets, and will be providing browsers for other missions in the future.
REMOTE ACCESS ASTRONOMY PROJECT
- A wealth of information, images, and exercises from the University
of California at Santa Barbara
ROSAT XRAY IMAGES
- Wide-field and high-resolution X-ray images from the European
ROSAT, Roentgen Satellite. Lots of nice Xray data on everything from the
moon to galaxy clusters.
SEDS:STUDENTS FOR THE EXPLORATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF SPACE
- Contains images, animations, and all sorts of other references
From Lunar and Planetary Lab, U of Arizona, Tucson. A HUGE, high
- A good source of all sorts of astronmical information from the
publishers of SKY AND TELESCOPE and CCD ASTRONOMY. News
of celestial events, links to other sources, information on astronomical
software and hardware
- Weekly calendar of events in the sky visible to the naked eye and
SOLAR IMAGES AND DATA
- Latest images,eclipse data, XRAY (Yokoh) data, etc. from the Solar
Data Analysis Center at Goddard Space Flight Center. Lots of good
SPACE TELESCOPE ELECTRONIC INFORMATION SERVICE
- Information for both professionals and the public on Hubble. See
the public affairs pages for images and press releases.
TODAY'S SOLAR WEATHER
- Daily images of the sun in several bandpasses and from several
UNIVERSITY OF IOWA AUTOMATED TELESCOPE FACILITY
- Information on the remotely operated telescope. Also images,
observing exercises, and other resources.
VIEWS OF THE SOLAR SYSTEM
- A tour of the solar system using collected images from various
space missions and earthbound telescopes. Lots of good textual information, too. From Los Alamos National Lab
U.S. National Science Foundation
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