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Astronomy Publications and Organizations:

International Year of Astronomy 2009 /

Astronomical Society of the Pacific / Astronomy / The Planetary Society / Sky and Telescope /

International Dark Sky Association / Space.com / The North Star / The Starry Telling Festival /

Maine Astronomy Clubs:

Maine Starlight Festival

Central Maine Astronomical Society / Astronomical Society of Northern New England /

Southern Maine Astronomers / Island Astronomy Institute

Great Astro-Science-Learning Sites for Kids

The Space Place / Kids Page (Maine Secretary of State) / Kids Astronomy / FEMA: Volcanoes for Kids

Great Astro-Oriented Sites Recommended by Students

Eljet: Jets Observing the Sky suggested by Kelly Graves kids at the Morrow Community Center

NASA Sites:

NASA Home Page / NASA For Students and Educators / NASA Search Engine / NASA Picture of the Day /

Apollo 11 / Apollo Lunar Surface Journal / Space Shuttle / International Space Station /

The Jet Propulsion Laboratory /

SOHO / Ulysses Probe to the Sun / Genesis Mission / NASA Eclipse Site / Messenger Space Probe

Mars Exploration (all active probes) / Mars Pathfinder / Mars Global Surveyor / Spirit & Opportunity Rovers /

Mars Odyssey / Mars Express / Mars Reconnaissance / Mars Phoenix Probe / StarDust Probe to a Comet

Voyager / Galileo Probe / Cassini-Huygens / NASA New Horizons / Hubble Space Telescope /

Solar System Sites:

The Nine Planets / Mars Pathfinder / Mars Global Surveyor / Mars Exploration (all active probes) / Mars Pathfinder / NASA Solar System Exploration

Mars Global Surveyor / Spirit & Opportunity Rovers/ Messenger Space Probe

Hubble Space Telescope Pictures / Galileo Probe / Galileo Fun Stuff / Voyager

The Sun / Mr Eclipse / NASA Eclipse Site

The Virtual Sun / SOHO / Clementine Probe / Lunar Prospector / NEAR /

Malin Space Science Systems / Cassini-Huygens / New Horizons Probe

Malin Space Science System's NEAR Page / Near Shoemaker Probe / Muses-C Mission /

Sedna--Cal Tech / StarDust Probe to a Comet / Rosetta Mission / New Horizons to Pluto /

Terra Server / Online Schools: Space and Science Online Study Guide for Kids

Telescopes & Observatories:

Anglo-Australian Observatory / Big Bear Solar Observatory / Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory /

Columbus Optical SETI Observatory / European Southern Observatory /

Gemini Observatory / Griffith Observatory / Harvard College Observatory / Jodrell Bank / Keck Observatory /

Kitt Peak National Obervatory / Lick Observatory / Lowell Observatory /

Mauna Kea Observatories / Palomar Observatory /

National Astronomical Observatories of China / National Astronomical Observatory of Japan /

National Radio Astronomy Observatory /

Perkins Observatory / Perkins Observatory Educational Page / Royal Observatory, Edinburgh /

Southern African Large Telescope / Special Astrophysical Observatory of Russia / U.S. Naval Observatory /

Mount Wilson Observatory / Yerkes Observatory /

Maine Observatories:

Maynard F. Jordan Observatory / Starfield Observatory / H.J. Fowler Observatory /

Starburst Meadows Observatory / Blueberry Pond Observatory /

Maine Planetaria

Bates College Planetarium / Francis Malcolm Science Center Planetarium (Easton) /

Fred R. Dingley Planetarium (Lee) / Kennaday Planetarium (Castine) /

Island Astronomy Institute /

Maynard F. Jordan Planetarium (U Maine, Orono) /

Mainely Stars Planetarium (Kennebunk based portable) / Northern Stars Planetarium (Fairfield based portable) /

Southworth Planetarium (USM) /

Just Away a bit. . .

Charles Hayden / Museum of Science (Boston) / Christa McCauliffe Planetarium (Concord, NH) /

Hayden Planetarium and Rose Center (NYC) /

Hubble Space Telescope Sites:

Hubble Space Telescope / Space Telescope Science Institute / Hubble Heritage Project

Night Sky Sites:

The Aurora Page / The Astronomy Cafe / Star Date

Stars: Portraits of the Stars and Constellations / The North Star / Clear Sky Charts for Maine /

Astronomy Picture of the Day / Satellite Tracking Information / Astronomy Resources /

Messier Catalog / Lynn Moroney Sky Teller / David Hayworth's Observational Astronomy /

Weather Sites:

Weather Net / Weather Underground: Maine / The Weather Channel /

AccuWeather.com / Animated Cloud Map for Maine

Hurricane Weather Center / Hurricane & Tropical Storm Tracking / The Tornado Project

Earth Science Sites:

Volcano World / Volcanoes.com / USGS Volcano Hazards / Learner.org Volcanoes /

FEMA: Volcanoes for Kids / How Volcanoes Work /

National Oceanographic Data Center / Oceanography for Kids / International Year of the Ocean /

New England Aquarium / IRIS Seismic Monitor / USGS How much water is on Earth?

Topex-Poseidon Oceanography Satellite / fireplacespot.com/kids-volcano-facts

Dinosaur Sites:

American Museum of Natural History's Hall of Dinosaurs / Archosauris / Dinosauria / Dinosaurs for Kids /

National Geographic's Dinorama / T. Rex Expo! / Scholastic Dinosaur Page /

USGS Dinosaurs Fact and Fiction / Smithsonian Dinosaurs /

Other Great Maine Resources:

Ocean Adventure / Chewonki Foundation / Kids Page (Maine Secretary of State) /

Challenger Learning Center of Maine / The Maine Solar System Model /

Maine Folklife Center / Maine State Museum / Maine Canoe Symposium

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