Penn/NRAO AstroLabs:
Astronomy Activities
on the World Wide Web

Last Updated 10 Dec 1999

Project Goals

  1. To investigate our skies, solar system, and Universe.
  2. To study the appearance of galactic and extragalactic objects in different wavebands.
  3. To gain facility with Web-based astronomical tools and resources.
  4. To become familiar with the use of star atlases and the relationship between RA, LST, and local coordinate systems.

Available Labs

  1. The Pleiades
  2. The Sun with SOHO
  3. The Andromeda Galaxy

Available Lecture Notes

I have also prepared a set of special lecture notes to help you with certain aspects of observational astronomy relevant to the AstroLabs:

  1. Celestial Navigation

Steven T. Myers