by Ron Kurtus (revised 24 January 2020)
Use these resources to help your understanding of the material.
Astronomy - Wikipedia
Space Facts - Scientific, historical and cultural facts about the Solar System
Planet Orbits - From Space-Facts.com
Astronomy for Kids: Introductory Guide - From GiftedGeek.co.uk
Galactic Facts - Interesting facts about Astronomy
Telescopes on a Budget - Information on buying and using a telescope
Best selling Telescopes - Amazon.com
The Moon - Good details from Nine Planets site
The Moon - Information and statistics from Russian version of American website
From Blue Moons To Black Holes: A Basic Guide To Astronomy, Outer Space, And Space Exploration by Melanie Melton Knocke; Prometheus Books (2005) $19.00
Observing the Moon by Peter T. Wlasuk; Springer (2000) $39.95 - Reference book for anyone seriously interested in the Moon and its geology
Welcome to the Moon: Twelve Lunar Expeditions for Small Telescopes by Robert Bruce Kelsey; Naturegraph Publishers (1997) $11.95 - Well written "how to" for novice astronomers
Black Holes Frequently-Asked-Questions by Ted Bunn - thorough explanation of Black Holes from the University of California-Berkeley
Virtual Trips to Black Holes and Neutron Stars by Robert Nemiroff - explanations and MPEG movies showing how things look from NASA (most computers can show these short animations)
Exploring Black Holes: Introduction to General Relativity by Edwin F. Taylor, John Archibald Wheeler, Benjamin/Cummings Publishing (2000) $37.33 - top ranked book on the subject
Black Holes and Time Warps: Einstein's Outrageous Legacy by Kip S. Thorne, Frederick Seitz and Stephen Hawking, W.W. Norton & Company (1995) $18.95 - popular book, including views of Hawking
Use these resources to get further information on the various Astronomy topics. If you have some good Astronomy links, let me know about them.
Research the sky
Questions and comments
Do you have any questions, comments, or opinions on this subject? If so, send an email with your feedback. I will try to get back to you as soon as possible.
Share this page
Click on a button to bookmark or share this page through Twitter, Facebook, email, or other services:
Students and researchers
The Web address of this page is:
Please include it as a link on your website or as a reference in your report, document, or thesis.
Where are you now?