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Title: Earth and Moon Viewer
Url: http://www.fourmilab.ch/earthview/vplanet.html
Creator: Walker, John
Publisher: Fourmilab Switzerland
Description: This site, created by John Walker of Formilab -- Switzerland, allows users to view the earth and moon, and daylight and night regions, from a wide range of viewpoints. These include from the sun, the moon, the earth, at any point above the earth. To use the Earth and Moon Viewer, you need a graphical Web browser with forms support and the ability to display GIF and JPEG images. In order to pan around the map or globe by clicking within the image, your browser must support "Client-Side Image Maps" Cloud and weather information is also provided from satellite images. Additional external links to interactive resources on the web are also provided. This is a nice resource for fun interactive astronomy activities.
LC Classification: Science -- Astronomy -- Cosmogony. Cosmology
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Solar system -- Moon
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Solar system -- Planets. Planetology -- Earth as a planet. Astronomical geography
Science -- Astronomy -- Geodesy -- Satellite geodesy. Artificial satellites in geodesy
Science -- Astronomy -- Theoretical astronomy and celestial mechanics
GEM Subject: Science -- Physics
Science -- Astronomy
Science -- Space sciences
Key Concept: Astronomy -- Cosmology
Astronomy -- Earth
Astronomy -- Moon
Resource Type: Collection (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Dataset (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Image (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Reference
Science Materials
Format: gif
html
java
jpeg
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: John Walker
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2009-07-28 03:00:01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2009-05-04 12:15:37 (W3C-DTF)
Source: comPADRE  comPADRE
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Resource URL Clicks: 6
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