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Links to the Astra's subpages pages in astronomy. Also includes professional and amateur organizations, publications, telescopes, satellite observatories, and more. For observation help, use the observer's page.
Three Faces of Mars- Mars Home @ Astras
For info on the latest oppositions of Mars-- Mars Oppositions page
Education - STEM links for Teachers and Students
Spectroscopy - Light exposes the secrets of the Universe
Young Astronomer - Astronomy page for geared for Kids. Have fun while learning!
Astronomy on the Internet - online tools
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Astra's Almanac Feature!
Find out What's Up!
Enter the Exciting world of space exploration and development. History and current activities can all be found here. Active and upcoming Space missions, Launch Facilites, Space Agencies, Commercial Space decelopment, Oranizations, Journals, and more
International Space Station - Human presence in Space
Lunar Exploration - Current Activities, Artemis, History, and Apollo
Mars Exploration - and - Curiosity Rover - or - Perseverance Rover
Astra's Dear Moon application
Space Visionaries - Early Pioneers
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Astra's STARWIMIN page
How much do you know about women in Astronomy and Science? Find links to many women in science and astronomy. How can you find sites of interest for young women astronomers? Find out here at Astra's!
Astra's Women's Biographies
Astra's Short list of Off-line Women's Biographies
What has been Named for a Woman?
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Women in Astronomy and Science
Women in Science and Engineering
Astra's NEAR EARTH ASTEROIDS
Near Earth asteroids may be friends or foes. These pages discuss asteroids, Earth defense, detection, and astronomical observations. How do you report an NEA if you spot one?
Near Earth Asteroids - Information about our celestial neighborhood
NEA Detection and Planetary Defense
Astra's Guide to Asteroid Exploration Missions
Organizations devoted to asteroids
What did the ancient astronomers see in the night sky? Also find constellation information on this page
What is archeoastronomy?>
The Maya Lunar Series, article by R. Kihm
You may also want to read Astra's lecture on The Maya Astronomy Page.
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Tribute to Linda Schele - 1942 – 1998
Astra's OBSERVERS page
If you are new to astronomy then this page is for you. The observer's section organizes observational astronomy and materials that may aid even those who've been long-term star gazers. Observing solar system objects, deep sky objects, and information for astronomy clubs
Astra's Observing Challenge - An observing program for Amatuers
Mars Oppositions page
Astra's Guide to Commercial Vendors
Binoculars - Information and Observing
Dawn's Tips for observing Jupiter
Aperture Fever - Amateur Telescope Making
Astra’s Eclipse Guide - New !
Astra's August 2017 Eclipse Guide - Total Solar Eclipse!
Comets! - and Astra's Comet Article
"What's Up in the Night Sky?" - Astra's monthly almanac! Find out what's up in the sky this month features articles of astronomical interest.
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Online Planetariums and Downloads
Observing Solar System Objects
Information for Astronomy Clubs
Never miss an astronomical event again! Astra publishes a night sky almanac every month that gives the latest information on astronomical events.
- - Check out the StarBoard to learn about Contributors at Astra's Stargate