The Best ASTRONOMY resources online

Views of the Solar System

The site tells you EVERYTHING you could ever want to know about most of the astronomical objects in our solar system, gives information about the history of astronomy and space travel, and offers stunning pictures and movies from around the Solar System.

NASA's Astronomy Picture of the Day

Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer.

Phil Plait's Bad Astronomy

The Bad Astronomy web pages are devoted to airing out myths and misconceptions in astronomy and related topics. Chosen as one of the five best astronomy websites for 2004 by Scientific American

Usenet discussion group - sci.astro.amateur

Amateur astronomers from all over the world, some with a wealth of expertise, hang out, ask questions and discuss diverse astronomy topics. Quite a few of the posts deal with purchasing the right telescope or the equipment to go along with it. This newsgroup is also another source of late breaking news, on comets, meteor showers, and aurorae.

Astronomy in the News

Astronomy Terms - 28 Jun 2017 at 9:57pm
Knowing some of the most oft-used astronomy terms will help you better understand the nuts and bolts of stargazing and the science of astronomy. What?s the difference between a reflector and a refractor? Why is a meteor not a meteorite? Whether you're ...

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