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written by Richard Powell
Available Languages: English, French, Polish, Portuguese
This website by astrophysicist Richard Powell contains nine main maps of the universe, ranging from 12.5 light years to 15 billion light years from the sun. Each map contains several other corresponding maps as well as descriptions of what is being shown. The maps give perspective to the vastness that lies beyond earth and explains things such as "where is the center of the universe." and "where did the big bang occur."
Subjects Levels Resource Types
- Astronomy Education
- Informal Education
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Graduate/Professional
- Upper Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
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= Tutorial
- Reference Material
= Nonfiction Reference
- Audio/Visual
= Image/Image Set
= Image/Image Set
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© 2000 Richard Powell
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Atlas, Universe, maps, scale
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Date Metadata Instance was created May 22, 2003 by Juliette Rupert
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