ASTR 330, Spring 2021
- Time: Tuesday/Thursday 9:30-10:45am
- Room: In Person Course
- Prof: Doug
- UMD Covid19 Help:
Material to Help You Out
Computer Programs for use in ASTR330. Practice scientific
notation and working with equations. Learn about astronomical
distances and giant impacts!
Astronomy Picture of the Day This site is updated daily and
has a nice archive of pretty astronomy images.
- Welcome to
the Planets Information about planets and spaceprobes from JPL.
- A Tour of the Solar
System This page contains information about the planets,
satellites, asteroids, comets, and Solar System related topics.
This page contains information about this program which searches for
near Earth objects.
- The Kuiper
Belt In 1993, the first small asteroid-like body was discovered
beyond the orbit of Pluto. Now there are hundreds of known Kuiper Belt
Objects, one of which is larger than Pluto itself!
- Mars! NASA has a very
strong dedicated Mars program. Read about the latest results from
- The Galileo
Spacecraft Galileo completed its historic mission to
Jupiter and crashed into the giant planet on September 21, 2003 -
find out more about the mission and its discoveries!
- The Cassini
Spacecraft Cassini returned many
exciting discoveries about Saturn, its rings, and its satellites before burning up in the planet's atmosphere on September 15, 2017.
- The New Horizons mission.
- The Mars Express and Rosetta missions.
Mercury Messenger mission.
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