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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Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History
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This website tells the story of astronomers in pursuit of understanding and observing transits of Venus from 1631 to present day. Much of the content comes from rare books and…
  
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P. Francis
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This website provides role-playing and problem-based exercises for introductory and advanced astronomy students. Small groups and group interactions are used to stimulate discussion…
  
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A. Hsui
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This website provides information about the six geological processes that are either currently operating on Mars or have operated during Martian history. These include the aeolian,…
  
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Publisher: European Space Research & Technology Centre
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This web page provides milestones of the European Space Agencies first space probe to the moon. The ESA's ion driven SMART-1 probe entered lunar orbit on 2004 Nov 16 after an 80…
  
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J. Köppen
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This site provides a collection of Java applets written for teaching, creating exercises, allowing self-study and for use as small research tools. They aim to permit an interactive…
  
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Publisher: Sumanas, Inc
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This web site contains two animated tutorials that demonstrate different astronomy concepts. These are: Moon's Phases shows how the motion of the moon relative to the Earth and Sun…
  
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J. Schneider
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A full list of currently known Extrasolar Planets with frequently updated information on detection methods, current searches, and the Extrasolar Planets themselves. The site also…
  
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G. Williger
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This github repository provides materials for a turn-key, general-education level, interdisciplinary eclipse course. It is designed to help prepare for the Apr 8, 2024 total…
  
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Liberty Science Center
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NASA Science news story published July 9, 2004 about the Cassini spacecraft's June 30 encounter with the rings of Saturn. An instrument recorded a flurry of tiny particles pelting…
  
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D. Morrison
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NASA Astrobiology Institute news story on new evidence of a 251-million year-old impact crater off the western coast of Australia that may have caused the "Great Dying", the…
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