European Resources and Partners of EAAE
European Southern Observatory (ESO)
INTERESTING WEB RESOURCES
ASTRONOMY & ASTROPHYSICS
European Space Agency (ESA)
ESA/ESO Astronomy Exercises for high school students (English / Deutsch / Español / Français / Nederlands / Svenska)
Euro-Asian Association of Teachers of Astronomy (EAATA)
Bradford Robotic Telescope
- remote and robotic telescope on the WWW
International Planetarium Society (IPS)
Königsleiten Planetarium und Sternwarte - A planetarium and an observatory in the Austrian Alps which is open to the public. They also have presentations for children. The observatory and the planetarium can also be booked for family events, company vacations, and for seminars.
Hands On Universe is an educational program that enables students to investigate the
Universe while applying tools and concepts from science, math, and technology. Using the Internet,
HOU participants around the world request observations from an automated telescope, download
images from a large image archive, and analyze them with the aid of user-friendly image processing
Meteor Organization (IMO) Information about meteor observing techniques, analyses and recent results from
world-wide data, a list of meteor showers, glossary, meteor-related projects, addresses and more.
Resources on other Continents
Cassini Mission to Saturn - Launched in 1997, Cassini arrived in orbit around Saturn in 2004 for at least four years of studies of this planet and its moons. The mission also included the deployment of the Huygens probe into the atmosphere of the moon Titan.
The International Space Station
Latest Hubble Space Telescope (HST) Release
Hubble Space Telescope Public Pictures
Hubble Heritage Project - an educational site showing and explaining images from the Hubble Space Telescope
Space.com - Something amazing every day
The Astronomical Society of
the Pacific (ASP) - the largest general astronomy society in the world.
An international scientific and educational organization that brings together
professional astronomers, amateurs, educators at all levels, and laypeople.
Their members live in more than 70 countries (1999).
Galileo - a spacecraft
which plunged into Jupiter's atmosphere in 1995, relaying information
on the structure of Jupiter. The spacecraft's orbiter
orbited the giant planet, studying Jupiter and its moons, returning images and scientific data for several years.
Solar images at Solar Data Analysis Center (NASA) - updated daily site for K-12 teachers and students. Live video, photo gallery, teacher resources, and kid's corner.
Earth Viewer - View either a map of the Earth showing the day and night regions at this
moment, or view the Earth from the Sun, the Moon, the night side of the Earth, above any location on the planet.
The Constellations - all kinds of information relating to the 88 constellations
Views Of The Solar System
- an educational tour of the solar system. It contains images and information
about the Sun, planets, moons, asteroids, comets and meteoroids found within
the solar system.
Eight Planets - A Multimedia Tour of the Solar System
9 Collision with Jupiter - Information, images, animations, and other
resources regarding the collision of fragments of comet Shoemaker-Levy
9 with Jupiter
The Messier Catalog - contains images of many of the most beautiful objects in
Home Page - info about scientific research in the field of Life in
Sea and Sky - a Web Site dedicated to our last two great frontiers. Explore the awesome splendors of the Sea and the endless wonders of the universe
stars can die... - about the astronomer and gifted storyteller Carl Sagan
who died in 1996
Your Sky - Maps for any time and date since 4712 BC and into the distant future for any location on Earth. If you enter the orbital elements of e g a comet, it will be plotted on the map. The positions of the Sun, Moon and planets are also shown. An ephemeris for the Sun, Moon, planets, and any tracked object will accompany each map.
Space Shuttle Page - Detailed information on upcoming flights, including information on payloads, crews,
preflight preperation, etc.
Mission and Spacecraft Library - info about all kinds of spacecraft from different countries including research,
communications, astronomy, navigation, and spy satellites.
Space News from CNN
Scientists stunned to learn
universe may be accelerating
Some Current and Upcoming Astronomical Events etc
This Week's Sky at a Glance
- from Sky and Telescope
Espenak's Eclipse Home Page - eclipse predictions, tips
on observing and photographing eclipses and more
Astronomy Now - a British Astronomy Magazine
Sky & Telescope
- the world's largest English-language magazine for astronomy hobbyists.
Telescopes & Binoculars - How to choose, use, and get the most out of your instrument (from Sky and Telescope)
Information about CCD Cameras - How to select the optimal camera and much more
CNN Weather - Four-day weather forecasts for more than 7000 cities worldwide, and coverage of the world's top weather stories.