Astronomy is an infinitely captivating subject and the oldest of the natural sciences. It is one of the few areas of science that amateurs can assist professionals and directly contribute to science. Astronomy is the scientific study of the contents of entire Universe, stars, planets, comets, asteroids, galaxies, and space and time, as well as its history. If you're starting out in Astronomy and looking at the sky at night, the contents of this site will guide you through what you can see at night as well as equipment advice, observation tips and tutorials. The astronomy articles cover the types of objects you can see and illustrate some basic astronomy concepts which are important to learn. You can also find several astronomy DIY projects which you can build yourself.
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We will look at how to locate objects using Right Ascension and Declination coordinates and what the Celestial Sphere are ecliptic are.
- 4th Apr, 2008
The IAU system of constants defines a system of astronomical units for length, mass and time, and also includes astronomical constants.
- 14th Jul, 2007