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     Issue 20 - Summer 2014 Full Table of Contents

Articles
Materials  URLs
Flipping the Planetarium:  The World Wide Telescope in a Dome

The University of Washington Mobile Planetarium/A Do-It-Yourself Guide http://arxiv.org/abs/1404.3302

Justin Gailey’s Optics Box Construction guide http://www.astro.washington.edu/groups/outreach/mplanetarium/Optics_Box_Construction.pdf

Suggested WWT tour ideas https://sites.google.com/a/uw.edu/introductoryastronomyclearinghouse/planetarium/worldwide-telescope-tour-ideas

WWT Ambassadors’ site https://wwtambassadors.org/

University of Washington Mobile Planetarium page www.astro.washington.edu/mplanetarium/
Catching 'Rays'--Muon Science With Probeware

The Berkeley Lab Cosmic Ray Telescope Project (www.lbl.gov/abc/cosmic)

QuarkNet (http://quarknet.fnal.gov/toolkits/new/fnaldet.html)

Home, Sweet New Home--Astronomy for Students Under Alien Skies

The Open Source Physics Collection: http://www.compadre.org/osp/

Modeling the History of Astronomy: http://www.compadre.org/OSP/filingcabinet/share.cfm?UID=12250&FID=33000&code=A816D1F75A

 An article describing these materials was published in Astronomy Education Review. This article is available online: http://scitation.aip.org/content/aas/journal/aer/12/1/10.3847/AER2013001.

The Copernican Revolution: http://facultyweb.berry.edu/ttimberlake/copernican/

Astronomy of the Northern Sky---Beyond the Galaxy's Edge


Northern Sky galaxy data and charts
Aladin Sky Atlas, based on the Palomar Digital Sky Survey, http://aladin.u-strasbg.fr/java/nph-aladin.pl