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Recommended Web Sites in Astronomy & Astrophysics
A collection of pointers to astronomy-related information available on the Internet, maintained by the AstroWeb Consortium
Atlas of the Universe
"This web page is designed to give everyone an idea of what our universe actually looks like", designed by Richard Powell.
European Southern Observatory (ESO)
Web site of the organization that builds and operates a suite of the world's most advanced ground-based astronomical telescopes
Finding Our Place in the Cosmos: From Galileo to Sagan and Beyond
A thematic collection exploring changing models of the universe through time, ideas of life on other words and Carl Sagan’s place in the tradition of science. It features manuscripts, rare books, celestial atlases, newspaper articles, sheet music and movie posters.From the Library of Congress.
Herschel Space Observatory
Information portal about the telescope that uses the far-infrared and submillimeter portions of the spectrum, from the European Space Agency and NASA
Lots of information and images about the Hubble Space Telescope and astronomy, from NASA
Kepler: A Search for Habitable Planets
Official source for original data, publications, mission information, and educational resources on the search for planetary systems in the Milky Way galaxy, from NASA Ames Research Center.
A service of Internet Archive, a non-profit library, to offer public access to NASA's images, videos and audio collections
NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database
An on-line astronomical database operated by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, CalTech, under contract with NASA. It collates and cross-correlates astronomical information on extragalactic objects (galaxies, quasars, radio, x-ray and infrared sources, etc.)
Photojournal: NASA's Image Access Home Page
This website is the public search interface of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory's Planetary Image Archive.
Web site of the world's largest space interest group
Portal to the Universe
"One-stop-shop for astronomy news" created by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization and the International Astronomical Union
SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System
a Digital Library portal for researchers in Astronomy and Physics, operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) under a NASA grant.
The leading source of online space news
Forecasts of solar flares and geomagnetic storms, plus daily animations of the sun.
Women in Astronomy
This guide is not meant to be a comprehensive or scholarly introduction to the complex topic of the role of women in astronomy, but simply a resource for those educators and students who wish to explore the challenges and triumphs of women of the past