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K. Lee; Publisher: Astronomy Education at the University of Nebraska
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This collection of questions and resources covers telescopes and astronomical instruments. The questions are designed to be used for in-class student engagement activities. Topics…
  
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McDonald Observatory
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This website allows teachers to discover the technology behind the Hobby-Eberly telescope in this series of simple activities. The activities include determining a cost-effective…
  
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R. White; Publisher: Space Telescope Science Institute, Formal Education Group
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The Multi-Array Galactic Plane Imaging Survey collects bits and pieces of the Galactic sky that have been imaged at high resolutions. It contains images from VLA, XMM Newton, GLIMPSE…
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N. Strobel
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Astronomy notes is an educational resource for introductory astronomy classes for undergraduates. This section discusses refracting, reflecting, and radio telescopes. Definitions and…
  
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D. Fisher; Publisher: Jet Propulsion Laboratory
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This online workbook is used for training teachers and volunteers who wish to operate the Goldstone-Apple Valley Radio Telescope. The students in this district operate the telescope…
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R. O'Connell
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These lecture notes describe the main features of optical-band telescopes---i.e. those which operate in or near the part of the EM spectrum to which our eyes are sensitive. It also…
  
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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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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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B. Tung
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This article informs amateur astronomers about ten common mistakes people make when buying and using a telescope. It is part of Brian Tung's The Astronomy Corner.
Herschel's Star Gages  [ Computer Program ]
  
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The EJS Herschel's Star Gages Model illustrates William Herschel's methods of "star gages" by which he attempted to map out the shape of our galaxy in 1785. Herschel's star gages…