ASTR 10, Descriptive Astronomy (V0077)
Spring Semester, 2002
Web Resources for first 5 lectures

Generally Helpful Stuff

Chapters 1 and 2. The Sky

The DomeOnline Night Sky With Constellations (also a list of Constellation Myths)

Sky & Telescope Magazine lists events in the night sky.

Astronomy Magazine

DON'T PANIC! Math links

Chapter 3. Cycles of the Sky

U.S. Naval Observatory

The Solar Data Analysis Center

provides information about eclipses, meteor showers, etc.

Chapter 4. The Origin of Modern Astronomy

The Center for Archaeoastronomy

Images Gallery of Archaoastronomical images

Chapter 5. Astronomical Tools

Most astronomical observatories have home pages on the web.
Here are a few of them:

The Space Telescope Science Institute

NOAO includes Kitt Peak National Observatory near Tucson, Arizona

There are more than ten observatories atop Mauna Kea, Hawaii

National Radio Astronomy Observatory

Anglo-Australian Observatory

NASA Space and Ground telescopes

Chapter 6. Starlight and Atoms

A lecture on spectroscopy from your friends at the Solar Extreme-Ultraviolet Rocket Telescope and Spectrograph

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