Astronomy Links

Astronomy Links

the following links will prove helpful for the travel brochure project:

Nine Planets – This site offers introductions to the nine planets, their satellites and other Solar System objects, including asteroids, comets and Kuiper Belt Objects.

JPL Planets – This site will be useful for our planet research project. It includes the important data for each planet.

NASA Solar System – This site will also be useful for our planet research project. It includes the important data for each planet and more.

Enchanted Learning Astronomy – Great site for simple planetary data that is very kid friendly. This site also has some good images to use with your presentation

Planet Symbols from NASA – Symbols of all the planets. MOST IMPORTANTLY, there is an explanation of the symbols at the bottom of the page.

NASA’s Celestia Exploration – Planets are listed on the left, click your planet for quick data.

NASA’s Worldbook – Click on your planet from the list for some great information.

Windows to the Universe – Contains information on all planets.

National Geographic Virtual Solar System – Not a lot of information but a very cool site! Some features only work on a PC.

Kids Astronomy – Kid friendly planet data.

Your Weight On Other Planets – Type in 100lbs. and select your planet to get the answer!

Grolier Online Encyclopedia – This online encyclopedia is only accessible while you are at school. It is really easy to find information AND images of your planet. Type the name of your planet in the search tool.

NASA’s Photojournal – Tons of pictures for your PowerPoint presentation!

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