Astronomy & Space Systems

Astronomy, Cosmology & Deep Space


Further Reading


Watch Cosmology & Deep Space

      • 'The Big Bang: Crash Course Big History #1' [CrashCourse/YouTube] 14 min
      • In Space, Echoes of Light / Out There / The New York Times [The New York Times/YouTube] 2:30 min
      • Bang To Sol (part 2 of 2) [cassiopeiaproject/YouTube] 5 min
      • Bang To Sol (part 1 of 2) [cassiopeiaproject/YouTube] 7 min
      • Powers of TenTM (1977) [Charles and Ray Eames/YouTube] 9 min
      • Light Seconds, Light Years, Light Centuries: How To Measure Extreme Distances [Yuan-Sen TED-Ed /YouTube] 5:30 min
      • Hubble’s Stunning Monkey Head Nebula [SpaceRip/YouTube] 3.5 min
      • TSUNAMI [INGVterremoti/YouTube] 15 min (!)
      • ScienceCasts: Andromeda vs. The Milky Way Scientists Predict A Titanic Collision [ScienceAtNASA/YouTube] 3:30 min
      • A Galaxy Far, Far Away… Will Hit Ours / Out There / The New York Times [NYTimes/YouTube] 2:30 min
      • Adromeda/MilkyWay Collision (animation) [Nima Sh/YouTube] 4 min
      • Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains Colliding Galaxies in an Expanding Universe [StarTalk Radio/YouTube] 2 min
      • The Shadow Universe Revealed / How It Happens / The New York Times [NYTimes / YouTube] 2:30 min
      • ‘The Known Universe’ by the American Museum of Natural History 6:31 min


Go to HubbleSite at www.hubblesite.org . Search Video’s:

      • ‘The Great Photon Escape’ 9 min
      • ‘Hubble: Galaxies Across Space & Time’ 2 min
      • ‘Zoom Into The Center of Our Galaxy’ 38 sec
      • ‘The Bubble Nebula: Winds & Radiation From A Massive Star’ 45 sec
      • ‘Crash of the Titans: Milky Way & Andromeda Collision’ 1:30 min
      • ‘The True Shape of Orion’ 2:20 min
      • ‘Constructing the Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram for Globular Star Cluster Omega Centauri’ 1:14 min

Black Holes & Supernovae


Watch

    • Hyper-Supernova:An explosion far brighter than the entire Milky Way spotted in deep space [The Cosmos News/YouTube] 4 min
    • Betelgeuse: The Clock Is Ticking,Great Supernova Explosion Is Soon [The Cosmos News/YouTube] 7:30 min
    • 11 Deadliest Supernovas Ever [Discovery Space Videos/YouTube] 2 min
    • *Supernova: Monster of the Milky Way – Space Documentary [Science&Technology4U/YouTube] 51 min
    • How to Make A Black Hole: Spinning Into Oblivion / Out There / The New York Times [The New York Times/YouTube] 2:30 min
    • Black Holes Explained – From Birth to Death [In A Nutshell – Kurzgesagt/YouTube] 5:30 min


Newton’s Law of Gravitation

Watch Newton's Law of Gravitation

        • Newton’s Universal Law of Gravitation - Science in a Minute [ProjectSTEPUC/YouTube] 1.5 min
        • NASA’s Earth Minute: Scale In The Sky [NASA EarthMinute/YouTube] 1 min

Stars & Spectroscopy


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        • Birth of A Star / Out There / The New York Times [The New York Times/YouTube] 3 min
        • Largest star ever discovered, compared to our Sun [Nebuchadnezzar/YouTube]
        • 1.5 minHow the Sun will die … and what happens to Earth [Suhrith Bhattaram/YouTube] 1 min
        • Astronomy - spectroscopy - 3/3 [rhcrcgvp/YouTube] 8 min


Stellar Evolution & The Hertsprung-Russel Diagram


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        • H-R Diagram animation [utexascnsquest/YouTube] 1.5 min
        • Spectral Lines Demo [drdwittman/YouTube] 1.5 min
        • Spectral Lines [cassiopeiaproject/YouTube] 4 min
        • Periodic Table [cassiopeiaproject/YouTube] 4 min
        • The Doppler Effect http://www.calvin.edu/~lmolnar/anim/doppler.gif
        • Really Cool Doppler effect Video [TheAdlers/YouTube] 3 min **ALWAYS WEAR YOUR SEATBELT.

Earth in Our SOLar System

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        • Silicon Valley Astronomy Lectures [YouTube, SVAstronomyLectures
        • Big Bange & Birth of the Earth [MIKOLBZ/YouTube] 6 min
        • A Captured Ice Moon / Out There / The New York Times [NYTimes/YouTube] 2:30 min
        • How Big Is The Solar System? [It’s OK To Be Smart/YouTube] 7 min
        • Understanding Time Zones [Darrin Gedge/YouTube] 4 min
        • Cassiopeia Project: Day on earth with English subs [utyioryosz/YouTube] 5:30 min


Star Trails

Watch

      • Startrail Timelapse Compilation – Nevada Lights [Dan Newton/YouTube] 2 min


Constellations & Observing The Night Sky


Listen

Further Reading

        • Death From The Skies by Philip Plait, Ph.D. 520 P
        • Homesteading Space: The Skylab Story by David Hitt, Owen Garriott, Joe Kerwin 629.45 H~
        • Rocks from Space by O. Richard Norton 523.5 N
        • The Day The Sky Split Apart by Roy Gallant 523.5 G (Tunguska)
        • The Big Splat: How Our Moon Came To Be by MacKenzie 523.2 M


Kepler’s Laws of Planetary Motion

Watch

        • Solar System Dynamics: Orbits and Kepler's Laws [NASASolarSystem/YouTube] 7 min
        • Space Flight: The Application of Orbital Mechanics [NASA STI Program/YouTube] 36 min


Retrograde Motion of Mars

Watch

        • Mars Loops The Loop - Wonders of the Solar System - Series 1 Episode 2 Preview - BBC Two [BBC/YouTube] 2:30 min
        • Retrograde motion of planets – animation [Dorian Pascoe/YouTube] 2:30 min


The Moon

Watch

      • The Birth of the Moon – AWESOME HQ VIDEO [Discovery Space Videos/YouTube] 2 min
      • Where Did The Moon Come From? [BBC/YouTube] 3 min
      • NASA/Earthrise: The 45th Anniversary [NASA Goddard/YouTube] 7 min
      • Where Did The Moon Come From? - Do We Really Need the Moon? - Preview - BBC Two [BBC/YouTube]3 min
      • The Moon Battered Impacts [SpaceRip/YouTube] 5:30 min
      • ScienceCasts: Total Eclipse of the Moon [NASAScience/YouTube] 2:30 min
      • Birth of the Moon [SpaceRip/YouTube] 24 min


Eclipses & Tides


Watch

      • NASA/ Understanding Lunar Eclipses [NASA Goddard/YouTube] 2 min
      • Fall and rise of the tide in the Bay of Fundy at Hall's Harbour, Nova Scotia - Time Lapse [Leo de Groot/YouTube] 1.5 min


Bolides - Meteorites, Asteroids & Comets


Watch

      • Meteor Hits Russia, with Debris Blanketing Siberia: Fire In the Russian Sky / The New York Times [The NYTimes/YouTube] 5 min
      • End of the World: Asteroid Impact / La Fin du Monde : Astéroïde Impact (HD) [jdc-creation/YouTube] 4.5 min
      • Meteor Streaks Across Night Sky Above Chicago, Lands in Lake Michigan [CBS Chicago/YouTube] 3.08 min Thanks H.T.!!


Impact Basins

Watch

      • Discover Sudbury - Meteorite Impact [Science North/YouTube] 4 min
      • Phil Plait: How to defend Earth from asteroids TED.com


Space Junk

Watch

      • Space Debris: 1957 – 2015 [Stuart Grey/YouTube] 1 min
      • Space debris story (2013) [European Space Agency (ESA) /YouTube] 16 min
      • Clean Space One – a Swiss satellite to tackle space junk [Ecole polytechnique federali de Lausanna (EPFL) /YouTube] 4:30 min

Spaceflight