Astronomy News



If the Internet has as many astronomy resources as there are stars in the sky, then think of the Astronomy Web Guide as your map to the best and brightest. Whether you're looking for planetary data, celestial gifts or fellow star seekers, we'll help you navigate the heavenly sphere of astronomy-related sites and tools on the Web.

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History of Astronomy

Astronomy is one of the oldest, most popular branches of science. Unlike practitioners of medicine ... read more »

Astronomy Pictures

Images from outer space are among the most popular scientific artifacts today, capturing the ... read more »

Buying Telescopes, Binoculars and Cameras

Buying telescopes, binoculars, cameras and other accessories is a big investment, ... read more »

Finding Constellations, Planets and Objects in the Night Sky

Wouldn't it be great if you could actually find something other than the Big Dipper? The Web is ... read more »

Astronomy Clubs and Associations

The mantra of believers in extraterrestrial life rings true about astronomy buffs the world over: ... read more »

Astronomy News

Developments in astronomy happen at the speed of light. While scientists scramble to make sense of the data pouring in from space missions and laboratories, journalists and bloggers are hustling to spread the word. This section will help you keep pace with astronomy news.

Insights for Astronomy News

  • There are enough professional journalists covering astronomy news that it is unnecessary and potentially foolish to rely on blogs, many of which are run by uninformed amateurs. If you do read astronomy blogs, be sure to note the education level of the writer.

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Volunteering in Astronomy

In 1995, the comet Hale-Bopp was concurrently discovered by two men: Alan Hale, a Ph.D.-holding ... read more »

Astronomy Gifts

For years, friends and family of astronomy buffs were limited to museum emporia and shopping mall ... read more »

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