Science & Weather
Beginning of The Digital Age
Solar Images taken with a Sony Digital Mavica, MVC-FD91 Shooting through a #10 arc welding filter. 1/180, f=11
Watch the International Space Station with the unaided eye!
Washington, DC - Harrisburg, PA - Fort Myers, FL - Portland, OR - Hundreds More!
Try Using Barley Straw To Control Algae In Backyard Ponds
OK, mosquitoes...prepare to be repelled!!!!!
HubbleSite is produced by the Space Telescope Science Institutes Office of Public Outreach.
Astronomy Picture of the Day
(APOD) is originated, written, coordinated, and edited in 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, and 2003 by Robert Nemiroff and Jerry Bonnell. The APOD archive contains the largest collection of annotated astronomical images on the internet.
In real life, Bob and Jerry are two professional astronomers who spend
most of their time researching the universe. Bob is an associate professor
at Michigan Technological University
in Houghton, Michigan, USA, while Jerry is a scientist at NASA's Goddard
Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland USA
Is a service featuring an interactive world atlas, information on local time as well as sunrise and sunset times in several hundred cities, and a database of public holidays worldwide.
Times of sunrise/sunset, moonrise/moonset, twilight, and other astronomical data are available from USNO's Astronomical Applications Department
TerraServer.com has free viewable and printable topographic maps and aerial photos of the entire country. Aerial photos area allows zooming to 1 meter per pixel on your computer screen. This lets you easily see houses and cars.
Click the samples below!
Aerial Photos: Musser, Fetrow, Bentzel farms.
Aerial Photos: Key West, Chokoloskee, Fort Jefferson,
Fisheating Bay, North Lake Estates, Fl.
Sun watchers and anyone with an interest in astronomy or space weather will want to check out the Windows to the Universe Web site from the University of Michigan.
NASA SkyWatch is a web-based Java application
(Please allow sufficient time for all files to download the first time you access NASA SkyWatch.)
You will be downloading approximately 300 K of data that provides sky watchers worldwide with a picture of when and where the International Space Station, the space shuttle and other spacecraft can be seen with the unaided eye as they pass overhead.
Peet Bros. offers a variety of attractive, easily-installed and long-lasting weather instruments: anemometers to measure wind speed and wind direction; rain gauges; pressure sensors for barometric pressure and barometric pressure change; and humidity sensors for relative humidity and dew point.
Text Satellite Sighting Information Published by the Johnson Space Center, Flight Design and Dynamics Division, Orbit Flight Dynamics Group.
A Space Station with a View This link was e-mailed to me and it is wondrous to behold. We underestimate the power of the lights that shine at night. The image is a panoramic night view of the world from the new space station.
Note: Be sure to scroll East West and North South.
Some things to look for as you view the map:
Satellite Images of Earth at Night International Dark-Sky Association
Try this Weather Radar site, it is my favorite! Set it up for your location save as Bookmark or Favorite! Try the Java Loop it take some time to load but when the weather is changing it is very interesting. Note: Use the "Help and Location Selector" on the intellicast page!
Home Planet, a comprehensive astronomy / space / satellite-tracking package for Microsoft Windows 95/98. Home Planet is in the public domain; it is free software. It is not shareware--you don't have to register it or pay anybody, and the version you download is fully functional as soon as you install it.
Latitude/Longitude Position Finder Use this resource to identify the latitude and longitude position of any point within the United States.
History of Computing Information Information about the history of computing, assembled by Mike Muuss for your information and edification. Documents from the home of the ENIAC -- The U. S. Army Research Lab.
Tennessee State University Automated Astronomy Group
Vienna Wireless Society: - Balloon Flight VWS-2 launched from Front Royal, VA balloon rose to an altitude in excess of 98,000. Some of the near-space photos are remarkable, including some classic
"curvature of the earth" shots.
National Capital Astronomers
Prairie Astronomy Club
The Last Eclipse of the 2nd Millennium!
Beginning of The Digital Age
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