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Welcome to Interstellar Medium! 

Hi...I'm Alex (aka: Parallax),  I created Interstellar Medium to provide an Astronomical/General Science resource for people that share a similar interest. It is my goal to provide a place for myself and other amateur astronomers and astrophotographers.


Below you will find a few images and highlights from this site...please use the Link Bar at the top of this page to navigate.

Take a tour of the Solar System   Updated with our own pictures!!

The Sun and Inner Planets

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Sun  Mercury  Venus  Earth  Moon  Mars

The Outer Planets

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Jupiter  Saturn  Uranus  Neptune  Pluto

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Check out the current local Astronomical Forecast


Get a "Clear Sky Clock" for your part of the world here:

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Alternate Local Weather Forcast


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Free Online JAVA Planetarium Software (it runs in your browser) Very Cool!!

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JPL Solar System Simulator

...Very useful for discerning the actual features of objects you're observing.

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Check out the current position of Jupiter's Moons, and go outside with your Telescope or Binoculars to compare them.

The current phase of the Moon.

SAC Imagers

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