by Ron Kurtus (revised 28 April 2020)
Use these resources to help your understanding of the material.
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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
Facts About the Moon - From NASA
The Moon - Good details from Nine Planets site
The Phases of the Moon - TimeandDate.com
Moon Phases Visualized - TimeandDate.com
The Moon - Information and statistics from Russian version of American website
Daily Moon Phases (Current Phase) - May need Flash player
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.
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