NEWS - October 11, 2000 - submitted by Eve Katuna
This image of Jupiter was taken by the Cassini Imaging Science narrow angle camera through the blue filter (centered at 445 nanometers) on October 1, 2000, 15:26 UTC at a distance of 84.1 million km from Jupiter. The smallest features that can be seen are 500 kilometers across.
NEW - July 21, 1999 - Inspired by Eve Katuna
Amazing Space is a set of web-based activities primarily designed for classroom use based on astronomy and written by the Space Telescope Science Institute which operates the Hubble telescope. is a set of web-based activities primarily designed for classroom use based on astronomy and written by the Space Telescope Science Institute which operates the Hubble telescope.
PS - They are looking for a middle school or high school classroom teacher to serve as an intern. You must have five years teaching and experience in Internet use, curriculum development and giving workshops. Hurry, the deadline is March 19.
Submitted by Eve Katuna 10/22/98 revised 5/24/2000
Hubble Heritage Project - A new gallery of Hubble Space Telescope which includes images not previously released. The best part is that a new image will be added on the first Thursday of each month.
Hubble Space Telescope Public Pictures - The complete archive of all space telescope images that have been released to the public organized by year and subject matter.
Submitted by Eve Katuna 6/3/98
LIVE ASTRONOMY FROM MOUNT WILSON TO THE CLASSROOM
The Telescopes in Education (TIE) program brings the opportunity to use a remotely controlled telescope and charge-coupled device (CCD) camera in a real-time, hands-on, interactive environment to students around the world.
Designed for elementary students, this site offers two levels. Just the thing to get our youngest astronomers off to a good start enjoying the wonders of the sky.
Submitted by Eve Katuna 5/14/98
Views of the Solar System
by Calvin J. Hamilton
Views of the Solar System presents a vivid multimedia adventure unfolding the splendor of the Sun, planets, moons, comets, asteroids, and more. Discover the latest scientific information, or study the history of space exploration, rocketry, early astronauts, space missions, spacecraft through a vast archive of photographs, scientific facts, text, graphics and videos.
Start out each day with a dynamite picture from the Hubble, Galileo, the Keck and even once a CAN DO Shot of Comet Halley (Now you know they have good taste). Each days image comes with notes written by top astronomers.
Submitted by Eve Katuna 4/21/98
|Ever wonder how the Earth would look from the Moon today at 2:30 PM or how Jupiter would look if you were standing on IO on your birthday ? This nifty simulator program will let you see that or any other combination you can imagine. And it's very easy to use. YOU GOTTA TRY THIS ONE !!!|
THE THOUSAND-YARD MODEL
or, The Earth as a Peppercorn
This is a classic exercise for visualizing just how BIG our Solar System really is. Both the relative size and spacing of the planets are demonstrated in this outdoor exercise, using a mere peppercorn to represent the size of the Earth.
Astronomical Society of the Pacific (Great Books & Prints)
Magazines (with current sky maps and events)
Shortcuts to Other Links
Links checked 2/24/2000