Plaza Middle School-Astronomy Resources

General Astronomy Information

NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day
Universe Today
Students for the Exploration and Development of Space
USNO Astronomy information center
Meteor (Barringer) Crater, AZ
Eclipse Information
Goddard Space Flight Center/NASA
NASA Eclipse page
Fred Espenak’s Eclipse page


Meade Instruments
Discovery Telescopes
Oceanside Photo& Telescope

Astronomy Education
StarDate Online
Skeptics' Guide to the Universe
NASA Science page

Space Telescopes
Hubble Space Telescope 
Spitzer Space Telescope (infrared)
Chandra X-Ray Observatory (X-Ray)
GALEX: Galaxy Evolution Explorer Telescope
James Webb Space Telescope    
Swift Gamma Ray Burst Explorer 
Kepler Space Telescope  

NASA Spaceflight

NASA Home page
Venus Express
Mars Phoenix Mission
Mars Exploration Rover Mission
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter
Mars Global Surveyor
New Horizons
Space Shuttle related
Shuttle landing Groundtracks
Marshall Space Flight Center
Space Mission Acronym List


McDonald Observatory
Giant Magellan Telescope
South African Astronomical Observatory
Mt.Wilson Observatory
Palomar Observatory
Mauna Kea Observatory
La Silla Observatory (Chile)
Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory (Chile)
Special Astrophysical Observatory (Russia)
Anglo-Australian Observatory
National Optical Astronomy Observatories
National Radio Astronomy Observatories
MMT Observatory
Lick Observatory
Apache Point Observatory
Mt. Graham International Observatory
Lowell Observatory
Yerkes Observatory
S.C.O.P.E Consortium

US Naval Observatory

Royal Greenwich Observatory
The Sun
Solar activity and its effects on Earth
Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO)-
Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO)-
TRACE (Transition Region and Coronal Explorer):
Hinode (Solar-B)-
STEREO (Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory):
Solar Physics-Why We Study the Sun (NASA)
Big Bear Solar Observatory
Primer on Space Weather (NOAA)
High Altitude Observatory (HAO) Education Pages
The Moon and Solar System
Earth & Moon Viewer
Lunar & Planetary Institute
Nifty Lunar info
StarDate Solar System Guide
Welcome to the Planets/JPL/NASA

Real-Time Weather Data
Weather Underground
The Weather Channel
UM WX Radsat
U of WI Cloud cover 4cast
CRWS jetstream 4cast

Universal Time Signals
USNO Clock

Satellite tracking
Satellite Visibility Page

Last Updated: August 18, 2021