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Astronomy: Teachers

Useful Daily Space Data


The sunrise, sunset, moonrise, moonset and twilight time tables for your location from the United States Naval Observatory can be a useful classroom tool. Also included are important dates, positions of the sun and moon, and eclipse information.

The Moon and More!

Full Moon

This Phases of the Moon Calendar shows the phases of the moon for each day of current, future and past months.

Discover the Electronic Picture Books and tutorials from STScI (Space Telescope Science Institute). The Electronic Picture Books contain full color images and informative text designed with powerful navigational tools. The library is continually growing with subjects such as geography, planetary science, and astrophysics. There are views of Earth and images taken by the Hubble Space Telescope.

Comets and Constellations


Amazing Space has a site about comets that includes lesson plans.

If you're looking for information about constellations, this Windows to the Universe site can help you.

Additional Resources


Check out this comprehensive list of resources dedicated to women in astronomy.

Science Trek offers a number of space-related sites. Click on the "Space" button in the Topic Menu above.

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