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Museo della Specola     View
"The Museo della Specola is housed in some of the rooms of the XVIIIth-century tower - built onto Palazzo Poggi, present seat of the University of Bologna - which in the XVIIIth and XIXth centuries were mainly given over to astronomical observation."

Astronomy Picture of the Day     View
"Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer." Includes archive dating back to 1995; searchable, and browsable by subject. From the Na ...

The Sun: A Multimedia Tour     View
A visual tour of the sun using photographs, diagrams, and movies. Subjects such as solar flares, solar wind, and sunspots are discussed. Each page has clickable images with text, others enlarge for closer viewing. One movie shows the complete eclipse ...

Chandra X-Ray Observatory     View
Devoted to NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory. Contains photos taken by Chandra, a history of the Chandra Mission, information on x-ray astronomy, a glossary, and more.

American Institute of Physics - Physics Information NetSite     View
AIP was founded in 1931 when "leaders of American physics formed a corporation for the 'advancement and diffusion of knowledge of the science of physics and its application to human welfare'." It "is the largest organization of physicists in North A ...

Amateur Telescope Makers of Boston     View
"The Amateur Telescope Makers of Boston, Inc.(ATMoB) is an amateur astronomy club devoted to the study of the stars, observing, and telescope making. It was originally established in 1934 and is now one of the oldest and largest general interest astr ...

Astronomy Day     View
Astronomy Day, held annually in April or May (a Saturday near or before the first quarter moon), "is a grass roots movement designed to share the joy of astronomy with the general population." Find events held by "astronomy clubs, sci ...

Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (WMAP)     View
Official site for this NASA Explorer mission "measuring the temperature of the cosmic background radiation over the full sky with unprecedented accuracy. This map of remnant heat from the Big Bang provides answers to fundamental questions about ...

Skywatching Center: Tonight's Sky     View
What can you see in the sky this month? Click on a date for diagrams and descriptions that "guide your eye to something you can see that night, or the next morning before dawn. It might be a constellation, a star, or a planet. Or it might be a c ...

Cool Cosmos     View
This site pulls together various materials for children and adults on the discovery and application of infrared technology. It includes information about infrared astronomy, multiwavelength astronomy, and the discovery of ultraviolet (UV) light. It f ...



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