Java: A Sky Atlas
interactive atlas allowing the viewer to visualize digitized images,
superimpose entries from astronomical catalogs, and access data from
of the Swiss Astronomical Society.
and Astrophysics at NSSDC
site specifically designed for kids and their parents.
In Your Face
pictures, movies, animations, links, and more.
information about radio, optical, physics and the history of astronomy;
with games, pictures, quizzes, glossary, timeline, links, and message
world's biggest astronomy event on the Web. Groups from around the world
experience the excitement of real-time scientific adventure and the
virtues of international collaboration.
terms in English, French, German, Spanish and Italian; all terms cross
Our Skies: Discovering the Cosmos
project presenting the history and basics of astronomy.
Astronomy Data Centre
center for observatory archives, catalogues, and more.
students to investigate the Universe while applying tools and concepts
from science, math, and technology.
links and some of our own CCD images
Center for New Star Gazers
beginners guide to astronomy as a hobby.
into the Heavens
guide presenting information about our solar system, constellations, the
evolution of the universe, space missions, astronomers, and more.
in the Universe
to scientific websites as well as information relating to Stephen
Hawking's "Life in the Universe" CD-ROM.
from Outer Space
the Moon, Meteorites, and Solar System Gallery at the National Museum of
Natural History. Includes many educational activities and resources.
on astronomical objects.
Astrophysics Data System
on astrophysics, astronomy, instrumentation, geophysics, and physics.
Plus the Los Alamos preprint server, articles, and catalogs.
site about the discoveries of the Hubble Space Telescope, historical
astronomers, mythology, and light pollution.
weekly geological, astronomical, meteorological, biological, and
environmental news from around the globe, plus Internet activities and
links to science resources.
for the Millennium
expo focusing chiefly on astronomy and astrophysics, advanced
computation, and virtual environments.
the splendors of the sea and the wonders of the universe through
information, images, sounds, links, and interactive games.
together basic data, cross-identifications, observational measurements,
and bibliography, for celestial objects outside the solar system: stars,
galaxies, and nonstellar objects within our galaxy, or in external
through the stars with National Geographic. Includes a Star Chart with
overlays of images from the Hubble Telescope.
Neigborhood in VRML
3-D ride through interstellar space within 25 parsec of the sun.
Database contains nearly 3000 stars.
to guide your eye to something you can see that night, or the next
morning before dawn.
multimedia foray into the mysteries of the universe.
Window to the Invisible Universe
view into the invisible universe as seen through two of the world's
largest radio telescopes.
Is the Sky Dark at Night?
Java applets guide you through the fascinating physics problem.
is a newsgroup devoted to the science of astronomy. Its content ranges
from the Earth to the farthest reaches of the Universe.