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Astronomy Subject Guide: Astronomy Information

In this research guide, you will find helpful links to resources for both Astronomy 1010 and Astronomy 1020.

GALILEO Databases Containing Articles on Astronomy

 




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  • Helpful Hints on Searching GALILEO Databases:

    Use the Advanced Search feature to enter two or more terms in the search boxes.  Keep your terminology simple (no more than one or two words per box) . . .

    Example: First Search Box: "Astronomy" and  Second Search Box: "black holes"

    Don't forget to click on the box marked "full text" before clicking on "Search."  Also, remember to click on the box for "peer reviewed," if you want to limit your search to scholarly publications.

Astronomy Resources on the Web

Astronomy Magazine 

http://www.astronomy.com/asy/default.aspx

Sky and Telescope Magazine 

http://www.skypub.com

NASA 

http://www.nasa.gov

Jet Propulsion Laboratory 

http://www.jpl.nasa.gov

Hubble Space Telescope images 

http://www.stsci.edu/public.html

astronomy picture of the day 

http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/astropix.html

daily sun images and space weather 

http://www.sel.noaa.gov/

science news and information about the Sun-Earth environment 

http://www.spaceweather.com

SETI Institute 

http://www.seti-inst.edu/

Atlanta Astronomy Club 

http://www.atlantaastronomy.org

International Dark-Sky Association 

http://www.darksky.org

Heavens Above (star charts, satellite predictions, etc.) 

http://www.heavens-above.com

Inconstant Moon (lunar information) 

http://www.inconstantmoon.com

Bishop Observatory Clear Sky Clock 

http://cleardarksky.com/c/BshpObGAkey.html

Views of Space in 3-D from the Hubble Telescope

History of Astronomy

 

GALILEO GALILEI (1564-1642)

"The Father of Modern Astronomy"

http://www.pbs.org/400years/

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/galileo/

Finding Books on Astronomy

 

http://gil.highlands.edu/

Click on the above link and you will gain direct access to the Quick Search box of the GHC Book Catalog.  When the box appears, key in Astromony and click on "Go."  You should get a list of over 300 titles pertaining to the subject of Astronomy.

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