Other Astronomy Sites to Explore

Astrobites is a daily astrophysical literature journal written by graduate students in astronomy. The goal is to present one interesting paper per day in a brief format that is accessible to undergraduate students in the physical sciences who are interested in active research.

Space Telescope Science Institute see Opportunities for information on the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScl) summer program.

American Astronomical Society “Advocates for science since 1899.”

U.S. Naval Observatory “The United States Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command (NMOC) provides critical information from the ocean depths to the most distant reaches of space, meeting needs in the military, scientific, and civilian communities.” Site includes Time and GPS information.

Astronomical Society of the Pacific “Advancing science literacy through astroomy.”

SETI Institute “The mission of the SETI Institute is to explore, understand and explain the origin, nature and prevalence of life in the universe.”

European Space Agency “space for europe.”

Jet Propulsion Laboratory NASA program at CalTech. News flashes include a great deal of images and information.

SkyView “The Internet’s Virtual Telescope.” SkyView generates images of any part of the sky at wavelengths from radio to gamma-ray.

A Messier Gallery, a three-level collection of some of the best images of astronomical objects to be found on the internet.

SOHO “The Solar & Heliospheric Observatory is a project of international collaboration between ESA and NASA to study the Sun from its deep core to the outer corona and the solar wind.”

Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society “The mission of the American Astronomical Society is to enhance and share humanity’s scientific understanding of the Universe.”

Space Elevators Information on the use of space elevators to bring cargo, possibly including humans, into space.

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