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The Williams College Astronomy website promotes its educational and research activities dealing with many aspects of coronal heating, planetary nebulae, solar eclipses, relativistic astrophysics, and related astronomical topics. The website features the latest astronomical news stories and a bulletin of the latest activities of the group. By visiting the People link, researchers can discover the many research activities and published papers on subjects including studying the sun at total solar eclipses and detecting diatomic carbon molecule (C2) in interstellar space. Students and educators can find numerous images of planetary nebulae observed at Kitt Peak National Observatory and Cerro Tololo Interamerican Observatory as well as a short introduction to planetary nebulae and two exercises to explore the image database. The website offers a great tutorial and history of solar eclipses. Visitors can learn about the history of the Hopkins Observatory, the oldest observatory in the United States.

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  • Science > General
  • Science > Astronomy

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    NSDL,Science,Space Science,NSDL_SetSpec_internetscout,Science -- Astronomy,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20111120195443194T

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