Earth's Atmosphere

The layers of gas that are gravitationally bound above the surface of our planet.

Resources

Earth We know our world as an abode for life. Earth is...

Radio Programs

Earth Impacts II Kick starting an Ice Age Tuesday, January 7, 2014
Young-Sun Paradox Turning up the thermostat Thursday, June 6, 2013
Bright Visitors Bright visitors from beyond Earth Monday, April 22, 2013
Zapped! Part II An outburst from a pair of dead stars Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Zapped! Earth gets zapped by cosmic radiation Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Watery Earth Raining on the young planet Earth Monday, January 9, 2012
Interstellar Skies Looking for clear interstellar skies Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Watching Earthshine Watching the dark side of the Moon Monday, September 5, 2011
Earth at Perihelion Soaking up some extra sunlight Monday, January 3, 2011
Evening Color Painting the evening sky Saturday, October 16, 2010
Moon in the Middle Messing with the night sky Wednesday, August 18, 2010
More Moon and Venus A colorful evening lightshow Sunday, May 16, 2010

Featured Images

Earth's atmosphere distorts the Moon as seen from the International Space Statio
Squashed Moon Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Earth and Moon from International Space Station
Blue Moon? Monday, March 21, 2011
Sky view from space shuttle Discovery, February 2011
Nice View Wednesday, March 2, 2011
High Moon Monday, September 14, 2009
High-Flying Astronomy Monday, May 4, 2009
Relentless Beauty Friday, September 12, 2008
High Sunset Saturday, June 16, 2007
High Moon Monday, August 28, 2006

FacebookTwitterYouTube

©2014 The University of Texas McDonald Observatory