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An Atlas of The Universe

An Atlas of The Universe
This web page is designed to give everyone an idea of what our universe actually looks like. There are nine main maps on this web page, each one approximately ten times the scale of the previous one. The first map shows the nearest stars and then the other maps slowly expand out until we have reached the scale of the entire visible universe. Visits since 1 Aug 2000: 30 Jul 2006: I added another galaxy (Ursa Major II) to the map of the Satellite galaxies. 22 Jul 2006: I have replaced the Map of the Milkyway Galaxy with a new version. 16 May 2006: I added a copyright statement to the bottom of this page. "The choice is the universe or nothing." - H.G.

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Cosmic Journeys Cutting-edge stories about the origins of the universe, black holes, exploding stars, the search for ET life, and the nature of the planets. How did the universe begin? Where will it end? Are there other worlds like Earth? Through the Wormhole: Is There an Edge to the Universe? It is commonly theorized that the universe began with the Big Bang 13.7 billion years ago. But since we can only see as far as light has traveled in that time, we can't actually make out the edge of the universe. Could it be that the universe is infinite? Is there any way to find out what the shape of the universe really is? Can we find the edge, discover what might lie beyond it, and perhaps even discover a universe next to ours?

Peering into the Dark Ages of space: Hubble goes to extremes to present the deepest view of the universe ever seen by mankind By Daily Mail Reporter Published: 21:12 GMT, 25 September 2012 | Updated: 11:57 GMT, 26 September 2012 Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope have released an incredible new image that peers deeper into the universe than mankind has ever seen before. Hydroponic Systems Water Culture or Aquaculture Aggregate Culture Aeroponics Continuous Flow Systems Water Culture or Aquaculture The water culture method of hydroponics is the simplest to set up on a small scale. In this system the plant roots are totally immersed in a nutrient solution.

SIMBAD Astronomical Database SIMBAD on the Web is the WWW interface to the SIMBAD database. It offers the following functionalities: Query by identifiers and around identifiers Query by coordinates, specifying the radius and the equinox Query by bibcode and partial bibcode Sampling with a set of physical criteria Query by lists of objects, coordinates or bibcodes Display charts for list of objects resulting from coordinates query Moreover, the interface provides links with many other data services : Links to the other CDS services: Tables in VizieR, giving access to the whole catalogued data, links to Aladin images, surveys and observatory logs.

Astronomy Picture of the Day's Educational Links What follows is a list of resources that excel in astronomy education. Each resource is distinctly different - they have been chosen to highlight a wide range of interests. We believe the list is topologically complete in that there are no publicly advertised astronomy resources on the WWW that cannot be found by following the internal links of these resources. The list is in alphabetical order, and is subject to change as the WWW, and our knowledge of it, matures. APOD in the Classroom How Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) is being used as a learning tool by teachers and students. Space news and outer space articles from New Scientist - New Scientist Space Cookies on the New Scientist website close Our website uses cookies, which are small text files that are widely used in order to make websites work more effectively.

Cassini: First pictures of Earth taken from NASA spacecraft orbiting Saturn Photos taken from Saturn by Nasa's Cassini spacecraft show Earth as a tiny pale blue dotThe images have been transmitted from 898 million miles away on the outer edge of our solar system By Michael Zennie Published: 03:44 GMT, 22 July 2013 | Updated: 00:41 GMT, 28 July 2013 Earth appears as an insignificant-looking pale blue dot below Saturn's majestic rings in a breathtaking new image from the Cassini spacecraft. The picture was captured on July 19 by the probe's wide-angle camera from a distance of 900 million miles.