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Featured Sites Archives – 2008


Week of Site 
December 29, 2008 Astro-Nuts – Astronomy Beginner’s Help
December 22, 2008 The Night Sky This Week
December 15, 2008 Moon PhasesCalendar table with phases of the moon for the years 2005 – 2010
December 8, 2008 SpaceSounds – sounds from space
December 1, 2008 BinoSky – stargazing with binoculars
November 24, 2008 Arty the Part-time AstronautA children’s interactive adventure though our solar system
November 17, 2008 Astronomy for Kids – for kids
November 10, 2008 Kid Info: Astronomy/Space TravelAstronomy_SpaceTravelThis site is best suited for middle school and high school students
November 3, 2008 AstronomyNow.comOfficial website of UK’s best-selling astronomy magazine
October 27, 2008 The Planetary Photojournal
October 20, 2008 Lunar Orbiter Photographic Atlas of the Moon
October 13, 2008 Human Space Flight: Apollo History
October 6, 2008 Hubble Telescope Greatest Hits, 1990 to 1995
September 29, 2008 Hubble Space Telescope Public Pictures
September 22, 2008 Hubble Space Telescope Home Page
September 15, 2008 Gateway to Astronaut Photography of EarthNASA site gives you access to all photographs taken since 1961
September 8, 2008 Explore the Moon
September 1, 2008 Extrasolar Planets Encyclopedia
August 25, 2008 Phoenix Mars Lander was launched 4 August 2007, will dig into polar region
August 18. 2008 Kaguya, aka Selene, orbiting the Moon with three spacecraft, will map its gravity field
August 11, 2008 Venus Express is orbiting Venus and sending back information and images
August 4, 2008 Dawn spacecraft, launched 27 September 2007, will orbit Vesta and Ceres
July 28, 2008 MESSENGER mission to Mercury
July 21, 2008 JPL Mars Exploration Program
July 14, 2008 The Planetary Society
July 7, 2008 Inconstant Moon
June 30, 2008 Liftoff to Space Explorationis NASA’s web site for teenagers and older
June 23, 2008 Moon Phase Information
June 16, 2008 Imagine the Universe a NASA site
June 9, 2008 Solar System Liveview the solar system and beyond from any time point or position with this interactive tool
June 2, 2008 Exploring the Environment
May 26, 2008 Chandra X-Ray Observatory
May 19, 2008 The Why Files the science behind the news
May 12, 2008 Mad Scientist Networkscientists providing answers to your questions
May 5, 2008 Jonathan’s Space ReportIssued about once a week, it provides information on all recently launched satellites.
April 28, 2008 NASA satellite tracking page
April 21, 2008 Visual Satellite Observer
April 14, 2008 SKYHOUND – source of timely information for the observer
April 7, 2008 THE MESSIER CATALOG
March 31, 2008 CLEAR SKY CLOCK good site for observers wanting a forecast of the night skies
March 24, 2008 Asteroids and Comets (NASA)
March 17, 2008 www.harvard.edu/iau/cbat.html“> Central Bureau for Astronomical Telegrams – a place to report a new finding on the sky for comets, planets, stars, galaxies etc.
March 10, 2008 Astronaut Biographies
March 3, 2008 Public observatory called Sasteria in the south of Cretevisit if you are there
February 25, 2007 The Aurora Page
February 18, 2007 Basics of Space Flight – training module designed primarily to help JPL operations people identify the range of concepts associated with deep space missions and grasp the relationships these concepts exhibit for space flight.
February 11, 2008 A Virtual Tour of the Sun
February 4, 2008 Cloudy Nights – top telescope review site
January  28, 2008 First look at Mercury’s hidden side

New Images of Mercury
January 21, 2008 HubbleSite Gallery
January 14, 2008 Universe Today
January 7, 2008 NASA – homepage
January 1, 2008 Space Weather