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.

Astronomy Center.org


home - login - register - about - sitemap
advanced search

Search Results

You may use the options below to change your display:
Alter display preferences

The following options can help you tailor your search display:

results per page
Restricted to General Topic: Astronomy
Restricted to Specific Topic: Fundamentals
Restricted to Specific Topic Detail: Celestial Mechanics
Close your folders

Refine your search


Narrow your results

By Subject:

By Resource Type:

By Context:
  • (6)
  • (3)
  • (7)
  • (20)
  • (23)
  • (8)
  • (1)

By Collection:


|  Next >>   
Results #1-#10 of 22
sort by: relevance | subject | date | title | author
  
Match Score:
100
Byline:
K. Lee
Post a comment | Relations
The Nebraska Astronomy Applet Project site provides high quality applets simulating important astrophysical phenomena such as eclipsing binaries, stellar evolution on the H-R…
  
Match Score:
100
Byline:
J. Walker
Post a comment
This applet explores from three different physical perspectives the orbit of a low-mass test particle around a non-rotating black hole. An instructional guide to the applet and a…
  
Match Score:
100
Byline:
F. Frazier and E. Kopsian
Post a comment
This is an activity intended to help students understand orbital motion and Kepler's Laws through a comparison of a circle and an ellipse and the application of Kepler's Law of…
  
Match Score:
100
Byline:
G. Williger
Post a comment
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…
  
Match Score:
100
Byline:
R. O'Connell
Post a comment
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…
Celestial Sphere with Analemma JS Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
Match Score:
100
Byline:
T. Timberlake and W. Christian
Post a comment | Relations | Standards
The Celestial Sphere and Analemma JavaScript Model simulates the Two Sphere Universe theory of the Ancient Greeks. This theory supposes the stars to be fixed on the surface of a…
  
Match Score:
100
Byline:
D. Stern
Post a comment
These pages explore synchronous orbits and "Lagrangian points," those points where an object will orbit the sun with the same period as the earth. This has applications for solar…
  
Match Score:
100
Byline:
D. Stern
Post a comment
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…
  
Match Score:
100
Byline:
D. Stern
Post a comment
An algebra-based overview of elementary and pre-telescope astronomy. Topics covered include sundials, seasons, calendars, precession, shape and rotation of Earth, Greek astronomy,…
The Sundial 
  
Match Score:
100
Byline:
D. Stern
Post a comment
This web page discusses why and how sundials tell time. It provides instructions for teachers and students on how to create a paper sundial, tells how to design sundials for…
|  Next >>   
Results #1-#10 of 22