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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The Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (WMAP) Team
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The WMAP mission reveals the conditions of the early universe by measuring the comic microwave background radiation in the sky. Using the temperature difference that is measured in a…
  
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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: Space Telescope Science Institute, Office of Public Outreach
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This is a collection of all publicly released pictures from the Hubble Space Telescope. Accompanying each photograph is the official news release, an introduction to the object, fast…
  
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National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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This web site presents Hubble's fascinating discoveries from 1990-2020 through pictures, videos, and stories that describe the universe's past, present, and future. Articles describe…
  
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R. O'Connell
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These lecture notes discuss Newton's theories of dynamics and gravity. The various kinds of possible orbits are described in this lecture. The evolution of space technology such as…
  
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D. Stern
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This set of three web pages provides a calculation of paths, times, and distances for a flight to Mars and back. The author uses a Hohmann transfer ellipse between two circular…
  
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D. Stern
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Algebra-based material at the high-school level, oriented towards astronomy and spaceflight, which explores Newton's Laws and their application. Concepts are stressed such as vectors…
  
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D. Stern
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This is an historical overview of spaceflight, stressing the technology of rockets, satellites and orbits, and its use in unmanned missions. It contains sections on rocket motion,…
  
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D. Stern
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This is a set of six web pages describing four unconventional methods of accelerating spacecraft. These are using cannons, nuclear power, solar sails and ion rockets. Gravity-assist…
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