Astronomy & Observatories
Learn about black holes, comets, asteroids, gravity, the solar system and much more.
Learn about the moon, sun, stars, planets, etc. Easy to read format.
Lists all 88 constellations. Click on the constellation, scroll down to see what it looks like up in the sky. Then scroll down further to read its description and any myth associated with it.
Look at the phases of the moon for a specific date.
Find out where all the satellites orbiting Earth are right now. Light and dark areas depict day and night.
Discover how space missions discovered the moons of Uranus.
Ariel's seasonal cycle makes it a unique moon of Uranus.
Look at amazing images of Pluto's big moon.
Charon and Pluto were discovered at the same time. Solar Views describes the characteristics of the the moon.
Pluto and Charon could not be more different. Click the link to find out how they are so different.
This small moon was so close to its parent that it took years to be discovered.
ThePlanets.org provides facts about one of Mars' moons.
Universe Today provides facts and characteristics of this small space object.
Read about the large moon and watch a clip about it trip around the large planet.
Ganymede is the largest satellite in the solar system. Learn about the huge object orbiting Jupiter.
In 2015, NASA confirms there is an ocean on Ganymede according to Hubble Space Telescope observations.
Explore the ninth-largest moon in the solar system.
NASA describes the moons features.
Quick facts about Uranus' moon Oberon.
The Dog Star is one of the easiest stars to spot in the night sky.
Explore the origins of the brightest star in the sky.
The Old Farmer's Almanac explains the phrase and its relation to the Dog Star.
Rigel is one of the brightest starts in the night sky.
Quick facts about the Rigel Star.
Universe Guide provides facts about the star Rigel in the constellation of Orion.
NASA provides information about Saturn's largest moon.
Learn about Titan's statistics and other facts about the large moon.
Cassini has studied the giant moon for many years and can now tell us how similar and different it is to Earth.
The first Wolf-Rayet star was discovered in 1867. Click here to learn how they "live fast and die hard."
Learn how huge stars begin to die in the sky.
The sites explains what the strange star looks like.
Learn about the solar system and collect solar system trading cards while playing the online activities.
A planet is a large space object, which revolves around a star. It also reflects that
star's light. Nine planets have been discovered in our solar system. Click here to learn more! (Excellent site, easy to read)
Want to know more about planets, comets, asteroids, and the sun? This site has information on all this and more.
Visit the Enchanted Learning site to learn about the planets. Look at the picture that shows the order of the planets from the sun. Find out what the temperature is on each planet, how long is a day on each planet as compared to earth--look at the chart, look at the chart called "Planets in our Solar System" to find out how many moons each planet has & to find out the distance from the sun. Get coloring pages, take a planet quiz, find some fun crafts.
The first space station was sent into space in 1971. Learn how a space station orbits the Earth and how the station supports life.
Visit this interactive site to learn about astronauts living in space, space and beyond, rockets and airplanes and our Earth.
Learn the history of manned spacecraft missions including Mercury, Apollo, and Shuttle-Mir project.
View a timeline of space exploration and learn about astronomers.