Star Journey. Journey through the stars with National Geographic Online. View the nighttime sky with popular National Geographic Star Chart...
Five concise articles covering the birth and death of stars, star types, and all the things we "know" from just looking at them
Lists the 50 brightest stars visible from Earth, and the 50 closest stars to Earth. Proper names, distances, magnitudes, spectral classification and other data are provided for each star.
Find data (cross references, positions, proper motions, spectral classes, magnitudes ...) on all stars visible to the naked eye from the BSC, SKY2000, SAO, WDS and GCVS. Stars can be searched by their proper names, Bayer designations, Flamsteed, HR, HD, SAO or FK5 numbers.
In-depth lecture notes that provide information on how to derive properties of stars, based on observation.
Article discussing (non)validity of star naming companies.
Multimedia experience of flying by spaceship through the solar system. Visit each planet. Real space pictures from NASA. In English, French, Italian, Spanish and Russian. Recommended for kids.
Pictures of all kinds of Stars provided by the European Southern Observatory.
Sightings of extrasolar planets are increasing.
The most visible stars that can be seen by the naked eye from earth. Lists names, positions, distances, magnitudes and spectral classifications.