The Astronomy Center has provided educational resources to introductory astronomy educators since 2003. Over the past 20 years, the rapid pace of discovery has rendered some of our linked resources obsolete. Thus, the Astronomy Center will be decommissioned on March 1, 2022. Our highest quality resources will be retained on ComPADRE.org.

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E. Chaisson and S. McMillan; Publisher: Prentice Hall
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This website provides online resources for Astronomy Today, an introductory astronomy textbook.
  
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Publisher: NASA Education Program
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This color Solar System Lithograph Set contains lithographs of: Our Solar System, the Sun, Mercury, Venus, Earth, Moon, Mars, Asteroids, Jupiter, Moons of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus,…
  
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M. Corcoran
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Each week this site provides a new image from X-ray and Gamma ray astronomy. Information is provided about the object and the telescope that took the picture. Previous images are…
  
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United States Geologic Survey
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The USGS Astrogeology Science Center processes and analyzes data from numerous missions to planetary bodies in our solar system, assisting in finding potential landing sites for…
  
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Museum of the History of Science
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This website provides an account of the life and accomplishments of Tycho Brahe. It also provides an image catalog of paintings and images of him.
  
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Publisher: Goddard Space Flight Center
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The SOHO website provides an overview of the SOHO mission, the instruments involved, the operations of the mission, and the latest articles about the mission. There is also an image…
Phases of the Moon JS Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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T. Timberlake and M. Belloni
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The EJS Phases of Moon JS model displays the appearance of the Moon and how it changes depending on the position of the Moon relative to Earth and Sun. The right window shows Earth…
  
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K. Miller and S. Miller
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This website is a tutorial on the phases of the moon, earthshine, and eclipses. There are a number of diagrams in this website that aid in teaching these topics. This site ends with…
Measurement of the Sidereal Day with Tracker  [ Computer Program ]
  
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M. Belloni
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The Measurement of the Sidereal Day with Tracker Lab uses the Tracker video analysis tool to measure and analyze the motion stars near Polaris (the North Celestial Pole) to determine…
  
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The Measurement of the Solar Rotation Rate with Tracker Lab uses the Tracker video analysis tool to measure and analyze the motion of sunspots to determine the solar rotation rate.…
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