Graphics & Music Acknowledgments

Shuttle

The music clips found in StarChild come from the AstroCappella project. You can discover more about this project and hear the complete songs at the AstroCappella Web site.

The images found in this site are NASA images, or created by the folks who have worked on the StarChild site, unless otherwise noted below.

StarChild homepage graphic, StarKids, and StarDog were created by artists at the Joan Carol Design and Exhibit Group of Clinton, Maryland for our use.


Level 1

Background image is adapted from an image found in Skywatching, a Nature Company Guide by David H. Levy, Time-Life Books, 1995.

Solar System

Main page, Sun, Moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune, Uranus, and Pluto images are adapted from images found in The Young Oxford Book of Astronomy by Simon and Jacqueline Mitton, Oxford University Press, 1995.

Meteor shower image is adapted from the Sydney Photo Library image by Stephen Jay.

Artist's drawing of Eris and Dysnomia by Francis Reddy.

Universe

Quasars and Milky Way images are adapted from images found in The Young Oxford Book of Astronomy by Simon and Jacqueline Mitton, Oxford University Press, 1995.

Black Hole image is adapted from an image found in Skywatching, a Nature Company Guide by David H. Levy, Time-Life Books, 1995.

Space Stuff

Apollo 11

Space Probes image is adapted from an image found in The Young Oxford Book of Astronomy by Simon and Jacqueline Mitton, Oxford University Press, 1995.


Level 2

Solar System

Shoemaker-Levy 9 image is adapted from an image which is an artist's rendition in which the Jupiter images were taken by Voyager 2, applied to a sphere and rotated to the proper view. These images are courtesy of Dave Seal and Paul Chodas of JPL.

Halley's Comet image is adapted form an image found in the Mt. Wilson Observatory Library.

Peekskill Fireball is a photograph by S. Eichmiller.

Willamette meteorite image is adapted from American Museum of Natural History, Negative # 45634. Photo by J. Otis Wheelock.

Barringer Crater image is adapted from an image by the Lunar and Planetary Institute.

Leonid meteor shower of 1966 image is adapted from the Sydney Photo Library image by Stephen Jay.

A Song for all Seasons image is adapted from an image found in Skywatching, a Nature Company Guide by David H. Levy, Time-Life Books, 1995.

Universe

NGC6822, NGC2997, and Centaurus A images are adapted from Anglo-Australian Telescope images AAT26, AAT17, and AAT7, respectively.

Star Art images of Canis Major, Cassiopeia, and Ursa Major are adapted from images found in Skywatching, a Nature Company Guide by David H. Levy, Time-Life Books, 1995.

Space Stuff

Gagarin, Vostok 1, Vostok 1 Landing, Vostok 6, Komarov, Tereshkova, Soyuz 11 crew, Leonov spacewalk, and Laika mockup images are adapted from images found in The Soviet Manned Space Program by Philip Clark, Salamander Books, 1988.

Venera 13 image is adapted from a photograph by J. Kelly Beatty, provided courtesy of Sky & Telescope.

SRB separation artist's impression is adapted from an image produced by Morton Thiokol.

Image of Edwin Hubble at the 100-inch Hooker Telescope is from the Mt. Wilson Observatory archive.

Image of Clyde Tombaugh is courtesy of the New Mexico State University.

The StarChild site is a service of the High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center (HEASARC), Dr. Alan Smale (Director), within the Astrophysics Science Division (ASD) at NASA/ GSFC.

StarChild Authors: The StarChild Team
StarChild Graphics & Music: Acknowledgments
StarChild Project Leader: Dr. Laura A. Whitlock
Curator:Meredith Gibb
Responsible NASA Official: Phil Newman
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