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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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Publisher: Operations and Data Management Division | STScI
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This is a set of all-sky photograph surveys from the ground based telescopes Palomar and UK Schmidt in several colors. Images from any portion of the sky can be acquired either in…
  
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Publisher: National Space Society
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Ad Astra ("To the Stars") is the award-winning magazine of the National Space Society. It features space exploration news and full-color photography. It is published quarterly and…
  
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Editor: D. GutiƩrrez
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This is a reference list of libraries of stellar spectra for late-type, early-type stars and the sun, as well as synthetic spectra, spectrophotometric atlases, Morgan-Keenan stellar…
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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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N. Gehrels; Publisher: Goddard Space Flight Center
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Swift is the first space observatory dedicated to the study of gamma-ray bursts and their afterglow in the gamma ray, X-ray, ultraviolet, and optical wavebands.
  
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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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M. Finegold and D. Pundak, Stud. Educ. Eval., 17 (1), 151-166 (1991).
School students' conceptual frameworks in astronomy and students' levels of knowledge and conceptualization were examined for 130 students in grades 2 through 12. Knowledge and…
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R. Bieniek and M. Zeilik, Am. J. Phys., 44 (7), 695-696 (1976).
Summarizes the results of a student opinion questionnaire that was distributed to students of a PSI (Personalized System of Instruction) astronomy course for seven consecutive…
  
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R. Zich, A. Sammons, and R. Rosenblatt
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R. Zich, A. Sammons, and R. Rosenblatt, PERC 2019 Proceedings, 687-692.
We report on the conversion of a general education sophomore-level astronomy course from traditional lecture-based methods to a more active-learning course. The course was reworked…
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