For those of you interested in learning more about space, the planetary sciences, and our own pale blue dot, listed below are a variety of useful online resources.
- Want to understand how large the universe is? Take a look at this awesome interactive site: The Scale of the Universe.
- Feel the need to subscribe to an astronomy magazine or just check out cool online content? Go to Astronomy Magazine, Sky and Telescope, or Space.com.
- Can’t understand what astronomers are saying? Brush up on the lingo and definitions: Astronomy Terms.
- Looking to start learning about astronomy? Watch CrashCourse’s Youtube videos on the subject: CrashCourse.
- Interested in astrophotography? Sky & Telescope Magazine offers a free downloadable ebook here: Astrophotography eBook.
- Need a source for major observing news/opportunities? Astronomy Magazine’s website has you covered: Sky Events.
- Already looking to purchase your first telescope? Take a look at Space.com’s guide to buying the beginner telescope: Beginner’s Buying Guide.