The following are subject-oriented Web sites. These sites are good starting points
for exploring Astronomy resources on the Internet.
- NASA National Aeronautics and Space
- Today@NASA news
releases and updates within NASA.
- An Atlas of the Universe includes
maps of the universe.
- Comet Hale-Bopp Images
Eight Planets tour an overview of the history, mythology, and current scientific
knowledge of the planets, stars and moons in our solar system.
- Exploring the Planets features information about tools of exploration and about the planets, asteroids, and comets in our solar system.
- Hubble Space Telescope
Observations an archive of Hubble news items.
- Khan Academy Astronomy Tutorial Videos a library of online videos covering topics related to Astronomy.
- Physics and Astronomy Reference includes general physical science reference sources and astronomy data.
- Science.gov connects you to US Government
science and technology information.
- Sky and Telescope
Sky Chart simulated views of the sky from any location on Earth.
- StarDate Online an educational astronomical
site from the University of Texas McDonald Observatory.
- Stellar Evolution and
Black Holes an easy-to-understand description of stars, including
- Stephen Hawking's
Universe this Web site, based on the PBS television series, presents the concepts behind astronomy, relativity, and quantum mechanics in laymen's terms.
- Views of the Solar
System includes tables of historical, orbital, and physical data
for the sun, planets, and their satellites.
- Welcome to the Planets photographs and physical data for all the planets, plus asteroids and comets. Also has a section on the planetary explorers such as Voyager II.
- Your Sky an interactive planetarium. By entering a city, or the latitude and longitude, maps can be produced for "any time and date, viewpoint, and observing location."