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View Resource Astronomy Links

The mission of the Astronomy Links Web site is to provide an index of the best astronomy and space related Web sites found around the world on the Internet. As a service of the AstroPages.com and run by Roger Herzler, the page gives those interested a wealth of resources related to astronomy including a site search engine as well as organized and informative browsing features. The main page...

http://astronomylinks.com/
View Resource Astronomical Almanac Online

The Astronomical Almanac Online is a collaboration between the Nautical Almanac Office in the United States and Her Majesty's Nautical Almanac Office (HMNAO) in the United Kingdom. The print version of the Almanac serves as a worldwide standard for annual data on the Sun, Moon, planets, satellites, eclipses and other phenomena. The online version expands upon the print version by providing data...

http://asa.usno.navy.mil/
View Resource University of Texas at Austin: Astronomy Program: Research

The Astronomy Program at the University of Texas has developed a Web site demonstrating the various investigations it is undertaking in its five programs: Solar System, Stars, Extragalactic, Interstellar, and Theory. The site is packed with summaries regarding the researchers' projects from the Search for Life to Supermassive Black Holes. Users can visit links to find more information on...

http://www.as.utexas.edu/astronomy/research/research.html
View Resource AstronomyDaily.Com

Astronomy Daily.Com offers real time astronomical data tailored to the viewer's location and time zone. The personalized front page presents a chart of tonight's sky. Diagrams allow users to view the planets in their orbits. Educators and students can find images of today's moon and its phase on the calendar, plus data dealing with its current position and its physical and orbital characteristics....

https://live.slooh.com/
View Resource Black Holes

The first website (1), created by the Department of Physics at Syracuse University, provides an educational, easily understandable explanation of the characteristics of a black hole. Students can learn the consequences a spacecraft would face if it traveled near or through the horizon of a black hole. The next website (2 ), created by the Amazing Space education group of the Space Telescope...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/ps/2004/0109
View Resource Astrophysical Virtual Observatory

At this website, the European Commission and six European organizations discuss the creation of the Astrophysical Virtual Observatory Project (AVO) for European astronomy. Visitors can discover the function of a Virtual Observatory (VO) as "an international astronomical community-based initiative" aimed at allowing "global electronic access to the available astronomical data archives of space and...

http://www.euro-vo.org/
View Resource The Encyclopedia of Astrobiology, Astronomy, and Spaceflight

Visitors can learn astonishing facts in historical astronomy, astrobiology, astrophysics, space missions, and many more space science topics at this comprehensive website. David Darling, a British astronomer and science writer, provides straightforward explanations of seemingly difficult concepts. In addition to an easily navigable alphabetical list and a keyword search, the encyclopedia is...

http://www.daviddarling.info/encyclopedia/ETEmain.html
View Resource Astronomical Society of Victoria

The Astronomical Society of Victoria website promotes its efforts to act as a forum for a wide variety of people interested in astronomy. Users can find learn about the monthly meetings open to the public. The website introduces the Society's many sections including Computing, Cosmology and Astrophysics, Current Phenomena, and Radio Astronomy. The Newcomers link furnishes helpful lists of...

http://asv.org.au/
View Resource The Astronomy Center

The wonder and mystery associated with distant objects in space has fascinated humans for millennia, and young people today remain eager to learn about the world of astronomy. Introducing the various concepts and processes associated with this branch of science in the classroom can be daunting, so educators and the curious public will be glad to learn of the existence of The Astronomy Center...

https://www.compadre.org/astronomy/?
View Resource Astronomy Online

Ricky Leon Murphy decided to create this website when he was working towards a master’s degree in astronomy, and he still keeps it updated regularly, along with the assistance of his wife, Chanthirar. The site has been the recipient of several awards over the past few years, and visitors looking for basic and accessible information about the world of astronomy will not be disappointed. Near the...

http://astronomyonline.org/
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