There are thousands of interesting and useful web sites about astronomy
and space exploration. For this assignment you will visit a few of them to
see what they have to offer. In the process you will create some notes for
yourself about things to observe in the sky and places to find interesting
For ten of the following web sites record the following
Describe the site in your own words in a few sentences. Include
information abuot the site’s purpose and main content.
List the types of content the site offers. Types of content include:
photos, observation guides to current sky events, simulators,
calculators, news, basic background information, etc.
If appropriate, use the site to plan one sky observation that you
could actually do in the next 30 days. If you do this for more than one
site choose a different event or object from each site. Include
information about what you will observe, where in the sky it will be
found, and the time and date.
Use the sites you explore to learn about three of the following
topics. Write a brief description of what you learn in 3 or 4 sentences for each of the three topics your choose.