Rutgers University Department of Physics and Astronomy

Some Astromical Websites

Some links are probably broken on this page. I will update it as I find the time.

Rutgers Specific

Astromical Organizations

Overall Course

Websites on the Sky

Relevant mostly to the material in Chapters 2 and 3,

History of Astronomy

Read the biographies of the following Astronomers in the "History of Mathematics." Relevant to the material in Chapters 2 and 3.

Some Astronomical Observatories

Relevant to Tools of Science section on telescopes in chapter 3, though discoveries made with these telescopes can be relevant to topics throughout the course.

Websites on the Exploration of the Solar System

More focussed on rescent missions. Relevant to the material in chapters 4, 5, and 6.

A few "Life on Mars" sites

Comets, Meteors, and Impacts

Planets Around Other Stars

The Sun

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Modified January 23, 2017