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Milky Way Galaxy

Astronomy Resources

Related Sites 

The Evansville Astronomical Society's (EAS)  
The EAS is the not affiliated with USI, but is the local amateur astronomer's club. They meet at, and maintain, the observatory in Lynnville Park (see directions above). Their meetings are open to the public and are scheduled for the third Friday of each month, 7:30 pm (rain or shine).

The Soho Orbiting Solar Observatory 
A satellite in permanent orbit around the sun, taking pictures at a variety of wavelengths and collecting information on the solar wind. You can make movies of the sun's rotation here.

This is where all those amazing Hubble photographs are. As a taxpayer, they belong to you. Also, Hubble telescope picture gallery

The Messier Catalog


The sky's motion as seen by an earthbound observer

Three figures for use with studying solar system formation:

A high resolution image of the sun's absorption spectrum

Astronomy image archive:

Some photographs of celetial objects taken by Dr. Pickett:


Contact Dr. William S. Elliott, Jr.


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