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View Resource Logarithmic Maps of the Universe

Teachers can use this website to teach students about this recently revised map of the universe which illustrates recent discoveries, ranging from Kuiper belt objects in the Solar system, to the galaxies and quasars from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey. This map projection, based on the logarithm map of the complex plane, preserves shapes locally, and yet is able to display the entire range of...

View Resource Solar System Lithograph Set for Space Science

This set contains images with information about: Our Solar System, the Sun, Mercury, Venus, Earth, Moon, Mars, Asteroids, Jupiter, Moons of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto and Charon, and Comets.

View Resource New Horizons

This website, created by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, provides information about the Pluto-Kuiper Belt missions. The discoveries of Pluto and the Kuiper Belt, press releases pertaining to the New Horizon missions, facts, images, interviews, animations, and photographs are contained within the website. This is a nice resource for those searching for either images or other...

View Resource Kuiper Belt & Oort Cloud

This National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) website provides information about the group of short-period comets in the Kuiper Belt. The article compares the sizes and composition of these objects to Earth and Pluto, and lists significant dates and links. Clicking on the "Gallery" tab provides visitors with telescopic images and artists' conceptions to help illustrate the site.

View Resource Dave Jewitts Kuiper Belt Page

This web page from Professor David Jewitt gives an explanation of kuiper belt objects and comets. It is described at a very basic level and includes links and images.

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