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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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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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Torino Impact Scale

The Torino impact scale gauges how much possible damage a meteorite or comet could do if it struck the Earth.

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Tycho Brahe

A biography of Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe (1546 - 1601), who made a remarkable star catalogue of over 1000 stars, far more than any astronomer before him. He proved that comets are not objects in ...

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