Foundations of Astronomy
An Introduction to.....
Home pages of the web sites used above:
- Royal Observatory,
- The Royal Observatory's web site contains a very useful section
called Astronomy Fact Files which is divided into sections such as
the universe, the stars, and the solar system. Much of the ROG
internal pages content has been downloaded. Astronomy Fact Files
can be accessed from the menu on the left hand side of the ROG home
- Nick Strobel's
- Astronomy Notes is an excellent web site covering all
introductory astronomy topics.(here).
Other related external web sites:
- Science@NASA has sections on space science, astronomy, earth
sceience and beyond rocketry. There is a substantial science news
- NASA's Imagine the
- Imagine the Universe! has introductory level information on
astronomical fundamentals, cosmic objects and cosmological
questions. More advanced material is available at the Advanced
Science web site (here).
- Journey into the
- "Journey into the Heavens" is a web site which provides an
introduction to the solar system, constellations, space missions
and much more.
- The On-line
- "The On-line Planetarium Show" is an educational site which
teaches lessons in astronomy and related subjects.
- List of many useful astronomy sites provided at Yahoo!