The Nature Center: The Nine Planets
What's up at this site?
The Nine Planets may not look glitzy at first glance, but wow, take a look at those pictures! This is the place to
be to see the planets in all their glory. Lots of pictures of the planets with
information on each.
Who'd like this site?
- Cool for kids: Kids ages 10 and up will like this site.
Highlights. Check it out:
- The Express Tour
will take you on a quick cruise through the Web author's top 10 favorite worlds. See fantastic pictures and hear some sounds too!
- Read about the many Space Craft
that have been involved in exploring our solar
- And of course, don't forget to check out all the regular planets!
- Learn more about star gazing by visiting Amateur Astronomy on the Net
[http://www.aspsky.org/html/resources/amateur.html]. This site provides you with information on
how to do it yourself!
- If you've got an interest in viewing the stars and planets yourself, check out
The Galactic Sky Charts
[http://www.calweb.com/~mcharvey/]. The site provides charts for the monthly position
of the stars as well as updates on special events, such as comets. Also, for those
who have the Netscape virtual reality plug-in, you can see VR of the night sky! For more information
on how to add special features like Virtual Reality to Netscape, visit our module
on how to use Netscape Plug-Ins.
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