Beyond Our Atmosphere

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Astronomy also falls under the auspices of Geoscience.  We can learn a great deal about the formation of the Earth by studying other planets in our Solar System, and in the process identify potential resources to meet future needs. 

•  Where Space Begins (video 1:00)

•  Comets: Crash Course in Astronomy #21 (video 11:54)

•  Meteors: Crash Course in Astronomy #23 (video 11:21)

•  Compilation Video of Fireballs in 2020 (video 1:55)

•  Report Seeing a Fireball (form)

•  2021 Meteor Shower Calendar (article)

•  How Much is a Meteorite Worth? (article)

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•  The Formation of the Solar System (video 8:23)

•  The Solar System to Scale (video 5:23)

Quick Looks at Our Solar System

•  Mercury (video 3:32)

•  Venus (video 3:28)

•  Earth (video 3:32)

•  Our Moon (video 3:06)

•  Mars (video 3:41)

•  THe Asteroid Belt (video 2:13)

•  Jupiter (video 3:16)

•  Saturn (video 4:06)

•  Uranus (video 4:09)

•  Neptune (video 2:58)

•  Moons of the Solar System (video 1:54)

•  Pluto (video 4:09)

•  Charon (video 2:19)

•  The Kuiper Belt (video 2:38)

•  Pluto and Beyond (video 5:41)

•  Stars (video 2:47)

•  The Elements: Forged in Stars (video 3:42)

•  Heavy Mass Stars (video 12:16)

•  Journey Through the Milky Way (video 1:29:58)

•  Our Universe has Trillions of Galaxies (video 5:49)

•  Origins of the Universe (video 5:50)

For Further Study:

•  The Planetary Society

•  NASA

•  Free Online Books on Astronomy

•  More Free Online Books