The United States Naval Observatory (USNO) website is a great online resource for astronomical information, including Sun and Moon data, calendars, almanacs, explanations of astronomical phenomena, and more.
The Lunar and Planetary Information Bulletin Number 137 is now available online. New with this issue are ebook downloads. Find out about the different formats and how to transfer files to different devices.
Check out the online higher education resources in lunar science from the Center for Lunar Science and Exploration. There are classroom illustrations, laboratory exercises, computational tools, atlases, and more.
The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC), the three-camera system mounted on the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, has captured high-resolution photos of the lunar surface. The LROC team has used lunar image mosaics to create videos–including flyovers, rotations, and more–that are available to watch online.
Check out the latest High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) Science Nuggets, one slide summaries of current research presented in a variety of formats.
Did you know that the LPI Library has a Twitter feed with over 3800 followers? Keep up with what’s going on at the library on Twitter.
The LPI introduces the new Early Mars topical website. It provides one-stop access to news and information about the latest in Early Mars research, past and future meetings, special issues, educational resources and student research opportunities, a searchable database of Early Mars peer-reviewed publications, and a variety of other web-based resources.
The Lunar and Planetary Institute will be closed Friday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. We will reopen with regular hours on Monday, July 7.
Please note that the URL for the library catalog has changed. Please change your bookmarks to point to http://T95009.eos-intl.net/T95009
The Geological Society of America (GSA) offers a printable geologic time scale online. A poster is also available for purchase at the GSA store.