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Cool Cosmos: the Multiwavelength Astronomy Gallery DLESE Reviewed Collection
This website has gathered images taken at different wavelengths by a variety of ground-based and space-borne observatories, including selected astronomical objects in the famous Messier catalog, as well as for some non-Messier objects. An online gallery introduces the wealth of data available at wavelengths beyond the familiar visible light. Users will discover some important characteristics of astronomical phenomena, and learn about which types of radiation are best suited for studying certain objects.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Computer activity
  • Visual:
    • Imagery - remotely sensed
    • Visualization - scientific
Subject:
  • Space science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
May be used in an educational setting as long as credit to NASA is given.
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-ESERevProd-000-000-000-397
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: NASA IPAC/CALTECH