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Title: Earth and Moon Viewer
Url: https://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: Dataset
Reference Material
Audio/Visual -- Image/Image Set
Instructional Material -- Interactive Simulation
Format: Image -- JPEG
Document -- HTML
Application -- Java
Audience: Educator
Education Level: High School
Higher Education
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Lower Division)
Vocational/Professional Development Education
Language: English
Rights: John Walker
Access Rights: Free access
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