Welcome to the Planets

Would you like to see photos of the comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 crashing into Jupiter? How about a meteorite that was found in Antarctica? This site also has some of the best photos of the planets I've ever seen.

If you've ever wanted to travel through the solar system in a rocket with
giant picture windows, check it out!

Your library and local book store probably have shelves full of books about astronomy and space science. Here are a few of my favorites:

A Pictorial Atlas of Our Universe, by Heather Couper,
Harcourt Brace, and Co., 1992

Small Worlds: Exploring the 60 Moons of Our Solar System,
by Joseph W. Kelch,
Simon and Schuster, 1990

The Origin and Evolution of Our Own Particular Universe,
by David E. Fisher,
Macmillan, 1988

Exploring the Night Sky, by Terence Dickinson,
Firefly Books, 1989

All original text, graphics, and art & copy; 1999 Stephen Kramer and Richard Torrey