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Edmund Halley

A page from the UK space agency on this famous astonomer - the first man to predict the return of a comet.

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Views of the Solar System

A vivid multimedia adventure unfolding the splendor of the Sun, planets, moons, comets, asteroids, and more.

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How serious does an asteroid threat have to be before we take action?

A range of factors go into deciding what risk an asteroid or comet poses to us.

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Forthcoming Close Approaches to the Earth

A list of known minor-planets and comets which are predicted to come within 0.1 AU of Earth in the next 33 years.

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Questacon

The National Science and Technology Centre in Canberra, Australia offers a good visual site with shockwave illusions in the kids zone and some interesting puzzles (7 bridge problem). Also some ...

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Solar System applet

Java animation showing the motion of the planets of the solar system, moons of Jupiter and two comets.

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Caroline Herschel: astronomer and scientist

A basic biography of Caroline Herschel who contributed greatly to the field of comets.

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Orrery: The Solar System In Action

Site giving information about the solar system, including individual planets, comets, asteroids and meteorites.

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Caroline Herschel

A page detailing the life of Caroline Herschel famous for her work in astronomy and particularly comets.

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Planetary Sciences

Achieve of planetary data and images from NASA. Fact sheets are available on the Sun, planets in the solar system and comets. This is an easy to use site with nice images.

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