Astronomy Corner

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Observe the Aurora

NOAA's Space Weather Prediction Center regularly forecasts aurora conditions and posts daily updates.

Astronomy Picture of the Day

NASA shares a different image or photograph of the universe daily, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer. 

Spot the Station

Watch the International Space Station pass overhead from several thousand worldwide locations. 

southcentral alaska astronomical society

Get to know your local astronomy club, the Southcentral Alaska Astronomical Society (SAAS). 

university of alaska anchorage planetarium & visualization theater



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Solar System Interactive Orrery

This simulated view of the solar system runs on real data collected by NASA. Click through to visit a digital orrery, a snapshot of the solar system and NASA’s active planetary science missions.

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