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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B. Keel
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Comprehensive collection of images of Messier objects, galaxies, interacting galaxies, active galaxies, clusters, comets, and interstellar material. Each image links the user to more…
  
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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: 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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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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J. Gurman
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This web site contains the most recent full-resolution images and magnetograms of the Sun from SOHO and other observatories at several wavelengths including visible, X-ray, and…
  
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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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Publisher: Space Telescope Science Institute, Office of Public Outreach
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The Amazing Space Teaching Tools provides educators and developers access to all the teaching materials available at Amazing Space, which includes an 'Overview' with each…
  
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R. Gendler
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Robert Gendler is an amateur astronomer with an extensive online gallery of his astroimages. His pictures are available in high resolution on the web and for purchase in print form…
  
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Editor: L. McDonald; Publisher: Goddard Space Flight Center
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This is the entire New General Catalog (NGC) for deep sky objects arranged by catalog number. A downloadable picture and basic image information is available for each object.
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