Common Misconceptions about Astronomy
- A website about misunderstandings people have about astronomy
Getting Started in Astronomy
- For the interested amateur
Finding Man-made Stuff in the Sky
- This site helps you locate satellites, the ISS, etc.
The International Space Station
- This is an animation of the assembly of the ISS
Finding Natural Stuff in the Sky
- This is free software to help you learn the sky
Scale of Everything
- An amazing accomplishment by two High School students.
Live Sun Cam
- See what the Sun is doing right now!
The Nine Planets
NSSDC Photo Gallery
Views Of The Solar System
- Pictures, Pictures, Pictures
- The best way for exploring the surface of Mars!
- This is a guide to black holes run by the StarDate radio show!
Sacramento Valley Astronomical Society
- The local astronomy connection for the Sacramento area
Seti At Home
- Search for alien life from your home computer!
- See the sky - all of it - including the galaxy!
- A selection of pictures and movies from the Hubble Space Telescope (Hubble Heritage)
Big Rock (NEO's)
- Learn about the asteroids that may kill us all
- A very good collection of astronomy simulations
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Astronomia en la Universidad de Monterrey
- Information en la programa astronomia de UNAM
Estrellas - Diagrama de H-R
- Una diagrama muy importante en la evolution de las estrellas
Ciencia a NASA
- Information en las projectas en astronomia y ciencia de NASA
More Physics Applets
Yet even more physics applets
Still yet even more physics applets
- Java scripts that do visual physics simulations on your computer
More on Earthquakes
- Find out who's world is being rocked today
Recent Volcanic Activity
More on Volcanoes
- For non-Hawai'ians also
- A lot of weather information, few ads
- Information on Global Warming not sponsored by an oil company, but rather an environmental group
Sea level rise simulator
- See where NOT to retire to
- Much material on odd claims, from SCC philosophy professor Robert Carrol
- Examines fringe claims made by many groups, publisher of Skeptic Magazine
- The best site for fringe claims about astronomy
Sacramento City College
- Home of our department
Physics and the African Diaspora
- Examines African-American contributions to physics and astronomy
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