Type:

Other

Description:

This Java applet is an interactive star map with many types of astronomical information, in both graphical and numerical form. Using this java applet, one can determine which stars and planets will be out in the sky or see how the next solar or lunar eclipse will look from any city, or find out when the Moon rose over a city ten years ago. The applet, Sky View Café, includes star charts, a 3-D orrery, displays of the moons of Jupiter and Saturn, an astronomical event calendar, an ephemeris generator, and many other features.

Subjects:

  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9

Keywords:

Vocational/Professional Development Education,Astronomy,astronomical event,NSDL,ephemeris generator,High School,Fundamentals,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Higher Education,Education,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Space Science,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003063700023T,Night Sky,interactive star map,cafe,solar eclipse

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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