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New horizons in astronomy

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Astronomy

National Museum of American History
This engraving is Plate LXXVI from the first American edition of the Encyclopaedia published at Philadephia in 1798. Fig. 158 shows the twelve signs of the zodiac. Fig. 159 shows the phases of Saturn from 1782 to 1796. Fig. 160 shows a cross section of the Milky Way system according to William Herschel. Fig. 161 shows the universe filled with solar systems.

Aesthetics & Astronomy in 15 seconds

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
How do people interact with science content on mobile devices? We're trying to find out. Aesthetics & Astronomy http://astroart.cfa.harvard.edu/

Astronomy Event Supervisor 2019 - Part2

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
This presentation provides state directors and Astronomy event supervisors with information about resources and logistics to consider for designing, developing and running an invitational, regional and/or state Astronomy Event.

Astronomy Event Supervisor 2019 - Part1

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
This presentation provides state directors and Astronomy event supervisors with information about resources and logistics to consider for designing, developing and running an invitational, regional and/or state Astronomy Event.

Guide for Astronomy Part 3

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

Guide for Astronomy Part 1

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

Guide for Astronomy Part 4

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

Guide for Astronomy Part 5

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

Guide for Astronomy Part 2

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

ASTRONOMY

National Museum of American History
This hand-colored engraving depicts gentlefolk dallying with a globe, an armillary sphere, a couple of telescopes, a pair of dividers, two L-squares, and a back staff. The text at bottom reads: “London. Printed for and sold by F. Bull on Ludgate Hill, J. Boydell in Cheapside, & W. Herbert on London Bridge.”

Aesthetics and Astronomy (Standard Definition)

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Every year, hundreds of astronomical images are released to the general public by the many telescopes on the ground and in space.

Urania, Muse of Astronomy

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
A walking woman, seen from behind, holding a ball in her left hand.

Science Olympiad Astronomy Webinar

SI Center for Learning and Digital Access
Set of videos that help teachers prepare for the "Astronomy" event in the Science Olympiad competition.

100 Hours of Astronomy Webcast

Smithsonian Magazine

Astronomy Education Links and Resources

SI Center for Learning and Digital Access
Educational weblinks and resources relating to astrophysics. Sections include careers/internships, general education, K-8 education, 9-14 education, and teacher's resources.

National Science Olympiad Astronomy Event - 2017 - Part4

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
State Directors & Event Supervisors Guide

National Science Olympiad Astronomy Event - 2017 - Part3

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
State Directors & Event Supervisors Guide

National Science Olympiad Astronomy Event - 2017 - Part2

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
State Directors & Event Supervisors Guide

National Science Olympiad Astronomy Event - 2017 - Part1

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
State Directors & Event Supervisors Guide

Science Olympiad Astronomy Event (2018) - Part 5

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
This presentation is an overview of the content and resources for the National Science Olympiad (NSO) Division C 2018 Astronomy Event.

Science Olympiad Astronomy Event 2013 Part 5

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
The 2012 National Science Olympiad Astronomy Event concerned stellar evolution and Type Ia supernova events. The content for the 2013 competition focuses on stellar evolution and Type II supernova events.

Science Olympiad Astronomy Event (2018) - Part 2

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
This presentation is an overview of the content and resources for the National Science Olympiad (NSO) Division C 2018 Astronomy Event.

Science Olympiad Astronomy Event (2018) - Part 4

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
This presentation is an overview of the content and resources for the National Science Olympiad (NSO) Division C 2018 Astronomy Event.
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