Interesting Facts about Mars
- Astronomical Almanac Online -- "is a joint publication of the U.
S. Nautical Almanac Office, United States Naval Observatory (USNO), in
the United States and Her Majesty's Nautical Almanac Office (HMNAO),
United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO), in the United Kingdom. The
printed version contains precise ephemerides of the Sun, Moon, planets,
and satellites, data for eclipses and other astronomical phenomena for a
given year, and serves as a world-wide standard for such information.
The online version extends the printed version by providing data best
presented in machine-readable form."
Astronomy Media Player
-- "A selection of the best astronomy podcasts from around the
world." Includes astronomy courses, observations of the night sky, "ask
an astronomer" podcasts, and podcasts from observatories and space
Picture of the Day: complete with a brief explanation by an
searchable astronomy, astrophysics database.
Images in Nasa --over a thousand high-quality photos, keyword
or browse searchable.
Redshift Supernova -- images too.
- HubbleSite--the Space Telescope Science Institute's images from the Hubble
the Universe Dictionary-- a dictionary of astronomy and astrophysics
from NASA's astronomy education page
Astronomy--from NASA's Infrared Processing and Analysis Center,
history, backgrounds, images, and current projects in infrared
Images -- from the famed rover
Shop -- movie files of astronomical events.
Planetary Science Research Discoveries--is a site devoted to
discoveries being made in planetary and space sciences through
NASA-sponsored research. It contains feature stories, news links, a
comprehensive archive of articles, glossary, search engine, subscription
service, and comments page.
Nine Planets : A Multimedia Tour of the Solar System
String Theory Web Page
Astronomical Society--info on star names, black holes,
constellations, and a good set of links to other astronomy sites.
Astronomy reference -- "a
comprehensive physics and astronomy online education, research and
reference web site."
Photojournal -- from the folks at JPL
Project -- includes the history, goals, images, and facts
about the first 100 manned space flights.
Online--Sky-at-a-Glance tells you what astronomical events to be on
the lookout for with your telescope. (And if you don't have a telescope,
the "Backyard Astronomer" section will help you choose one).
Digital Sky Survey -- the most ambitious astronomical survey
project undertaken. This project will map in detail one-quarter
of the entire sky, determining positions of more than 100 million
Naval Observatory -- sunrise/sunset calculations, the
"Sky This Week", links to their library and other resources.
World Wide Telescope
-- with input from Microsoft, the site requires adobe flash player and
that Java be enabled, but it is worth it! "sets a new standard in
three-dimensional representation of vast amounts data plucked from space
telescopes, the ease of navigation, the visual experience and features
like guided tours narrated by experts."