Here is a link to a printable Sky Map
Explore PBS..... (Flash required)Galileo: His Experiments Birth of a Supernova History of the Universe Decoding Cosmic Spectra The Secrets Behind the Hubble Pictures The Drake Equation The Sun Lab
Why is Space weather important to people on Earth? Learn a little about space weather in this video.
The Sun is responsible for space weather. To monitor space weather for yourself, look at the AAG Planets page for the solar images, charts, and real-time data from spacecraft.
William Herschel is often regraded as one of the pioneers of modern astronomy. Learn more about William Herschel in this video.
Besides discovering the planet Uranus, Herschel wrote 24 symphonies, discovered infrared light, two moons of Saturn AND two moons of Uranus, and coined the word "asteriod" !!
Apache Point Observatory measures the distance from the Earth to the Moon. Learn how they do it here:
Supermassive Black Holes are among the most fascinating and important objects in the Universe.
What is..... Infrared?
Learn about Infrared
What is Infrared light?
The Hidden Universe Two Micron All Sky Survey
Interactive: Why do astronomers use so many telescopes? Check out the answer to this question, and many others, with:
The Spitzer Space Telescope Infrared Gallery
Space Place Live!...
Kids!... Check out infrared and the Spitzer Space Telescope
What's up with Radio Astronomy?
What is Radio Astronomy?
Solar and planetary radio astronomy for schools
Want to listen to pulsars?
The Radio Telescope Gallery
Listen to Cosmic Radio Podcasts
Learn about some of the technology at New Mexico's VLA and other radio astronomy sites around the world.
Ask an Astronomer
Why is the sky Blue?
Why are there no green stars?
Why isn't Pluto a planet anymore?
What causes an eclipse of the moon?"...and more!....
The Search for Planets
NASA Kepler Mission NASA James Web Space Telescope
Two separate projects have announced the first-ever confirmed photos of planets orbiting stars other than our own. Researchers using the Hubble Space Telescope have unveiled a picture of a young planet orbiting the star, and scientists using the Gemini and Keck Earth-based telescopes have confirmed pictures of three exoplanets orbiting one star. Read the new release