Astro Links: Links to Astronomy-Related Web Sites
Education
A Collection of Some Common Names for Deep Sky Objects
Great cross-reference of object names to catalog id's. On the SEDS website.
Astronomical Time Keeping
Time keeping and construction of calendars are among the oldest branches of
astronomy. Up until very recently, no earth-bound method of time keeping could
match the accuracy of time determinations derived from observations of the sun
and the planets...
Dr. Richard Pogge's home page
Dr. Pogge's astronomy classes, Astro 161 & 162 are a good way to come up to
speed on the basics of the science of astronomy. You can subscribe through
iTunes easily. You can also click on "Astrronomy 161" or "Previous Courses" and
find the MP3 files there
Eric Weisstein's World of Astronomy
Eric Weisstein's World of Science contains budding encyclopedias of astronomy,
scientific biography, chemistry, and physics. This resource has been assembled
over more than a decade by internet encyclopedist Eric W. Weisstein with
assistance from the inte
Imagine the Universe! Dictionary
Nice glossary of astronomical terms created by NASA.
NRAO - National Radio Astronomy Observatory
Piedmont Regional Science Fair
Planetarium Software Links
SEDS catalog of links to planetarium programs and astronomical data for all
operating systems.
SEDS - Students for the Exploration and Development of Space
A great "everything you want to know about astronomy" site. Tremendous content
with an excellent search engine.
Science at NASA
Great site for the general public provided by NASA.
Space and Astronomy Lesson Plan Ideas
This is a great resource for educators making lesson plans for space & astronomy
classes. There are 30 links here for you to choose from!
Space and Science: An Online Study Guide For Kids
This site offers a plethora of links to educational materials for kids of all
ages.
University of Virginia Astronomy