Hot topics, real-time data, tours of the solar system, and aerospace and astronautics resources
Images and vital
statistics for Messier deep space objects, nebulae, galaxies, and clusters.
Follow George Lake,
of the University of Washington, as he presents theories for the diversity
of galaxy formations.
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The Stars and Galaxies
Web site aims to gives visitors an idea of how stars behave, generate energy
and die. It includes photos, data and descriptions of the various states
Discover the cosmos!
Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional
A searchable database
of celestial objects found outside our galaxy.
Features the names, positions, images, abstracts, and related data for
extragalactic entities, with tools for data conversion and plotting.
Welcome To the
Home Page of 3D Animation and Visual Effects Service Galaxy
Imaging (originally named "Galaxy Video &
Animations") was founded in 1991 by Joe Dox and Scott Wheeler.
Department of Astrophysics catalogs images from 113 nearby galaxies at
This site is a "hypertextbook" designed to teach college level
astronomy. Here the student
can find lessons on the nature of galaxies, planetary geophysics and more
is dedicated to the observation and theory of active galaxies. Features papers, conference
info, and job listings.
NASA presents astronomy
and spaceflight images, video, explanations, trivia and other games to
the general public, kids and educators. Includes teacher's guides and related
of the Day Glossary Cepheid: A pulsating variable star. This type of star
undergoes a rhythmic pulsation as indicated by its regular pattern of changing
brightness as a function of time.
Overview and basic
information about astronomy and the Universe.