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Moon

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Atmosphere (1)
Exploration (14)
Growth (Plants) (1)
Observations (5)
Phases (6)
Rising and setting (1)
Surface (2)
Temperature and radiation (1)

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View Resource Digital Lunar Orbiter Photographic Atlas of the Moon

The Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI) has created a digital version of the Lunar Orbiter Photographic Atlas of the Moon, published in 1971 and considered "the definitive reference manual to the global photographic coverage of the Moon." The site includes all 675 plates contained in the original work, digitally enhanced to increase photo quality. Visitors can view images by feature name, listed...

https://www.lpi.usra.edu/resources/lunar_orbiter/
View Resource Complete Sun and Moon Data for One Day

The Complete Sun and Moon Data for One Day Web site is maintained by the US Naval Observatory's Astronomical Applications Department. This site allows users to obtain the times of sunrise, sunset, moonrise, moonset, transits of the Sun and Moon, the beginning and end of civil twilight, and information on the Moon's phase, by simply typing in the necessary information. A city or town name or...

http://aa.usno.navy.mil/data/docs/RS_OneDay.html
View Resource Planetary Surface Materials: Haskin Research Group

From the Department of Earth and Planetary Science at Washington University in St. Louis, this Web site addresses the Haskin's Research group's interests "in the nature and early histories of the Moon and Mars and in the origins of terrestrial materials that are analogs to lunar and Martian rocks." The site illustrates the group's work on developing the Mars Microbeam Raman Spectrometer, which...

http://epsc.wustl.edu/haskin-group/
View Resource Bad Astronomy

Philip Plait, a professor at the physics and astronomy department at Sonoma State University, explores many popular myths and misconceptions about astronomy at this amusing and educational website. Students and educators can learn which ideas promoted by television, news, movies, and the general public are false and, more importantly, why they are false. Amateur astronomers can talk with others...

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/badastronomy/
View Resource Geology of Earth's Moon

First, researchers at the University of California, San Diego discuss the importance of studying earthquakes on the moon, also known as moonquakes, and the Apollo Lunar Seismic Experiment (1). Users can discover the problems scientists must deal with when collecting the moon's seismic data. The students at Case Western Reserve University created the second website to address three missions the...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/ps/2004/0903
View Resource Planetary Sciences at the National Space Science Data Center

The National Space Science Data Center (NSSDC) archives and distributes spacecraft missions' planetary and lunar data and images. Users can find fact sheets, images, press releases, and other resources for the nine planets in the solar system as well as for asteroids and comets. The Catalog of Spaceborne Imaging offers over 500 images. The Discovery Program link describes the two new missions,...

https://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/planetary/