Comet Explorer   by Diffraction Limited

This CD-ROM is based on the contents of the Comet Odyssey videotape. However as a CD-ROM, it allows the user to jump directly to topics of interest. It also has additional textual information about comets that is not on the videotape: the science and history of comets and how to search for comets.


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Comet Explorer Box

Navigation and Content

Comet Explorer Starting Screen (14k)

Comet Explorer opens with a menu of topics for you to explore. Each link contains four or five items.

All About Comets

What is a comet?
Where do they come from?
Comets and Civilization
Shortcut to impacts

Observing Guide

How to view a Comet
How to Discover a Comet
Hunt for a Comet
Comet Photo Gallery

Famous Comets

Comet Hykutake
Comet Hale-Bopp
Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9
Halley's Comet
Comet IRAS-Araki-Alcock

Resources & Software

Install ECU Software
    (Earth Centred Universe)
Resource Guide

Movies & Animations
(Essays +)

movies and animations
from Comet Odyssey
with textual guide

There are links throughout the CD-ROM to let you jump to other material on the disk. Video clips from the videotape are included on disk including:


This product will be of interest to educators. In particular:


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