Stars are self-luminous gaseous spheroidal celestial bodies of great mass which produce energy by means of nuclear fusion. Listed sites may include sky maps and constellations, types of stars including giants and dwarfs, and related subjects such as pulsars and quasars.
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Astrometry Department, U.S Naval Observatory
The primary purpose of this website is to distribute information related to the positions and motions of the stars and planets, mainly to the Defense community.
Astronomy 162: Stars, Galaxies, and Cosmology
Entire Astrophysics course online. Very extensive introduction course to stars.
Bright Star Catalogue
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.
The Constellations since 1996
Binocular and naked eye guide to the constellations, a data table, and mythology.
Dark Stars, Black Holes, Bright Galaxies
One huge page packed with illustrations, diagrams and photographs portraying some interesting aspects of stars, black holes and galaxies.
The Formation of Binary Stars
Highly-detailed but brief paper concerning the Classical Fission Hypothesis.
Hawaiian Astronomical Society - Deepsky Atlas
A listing of the Hawaiian Astronomical Society Deepsky Atlas by constellation.
How Stuff Works: Stars
Illustrated tutorial about stars, their properties, formation, and death. Includes related links.
Laser Star Astrophysics
Plasma recombination lasers in rapidly cooled stellar atmospheres.
Magnetohydrodynamics of Stellar Interiors
Discussion will focus on the nonlinear interactions between turbulent convection, rotation and magnetic fields in the interiors of stars. From 6 September - 17 December, 2004 at the Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge, UK. Includes list of workshops and list of participants.
Measuring the Stars
Article providing information on how to derive properties of stars, based on observation.
Scientific American Explorations: A Parade of New Planets
Sightings of extrasolar planets are increasing.
Space Telescope Science Institute
A small Hubble telescope image gallery of Quasars.
Spectra and Spectra Analysis
A brief overview of what stellar spectra are and how they are used to classify stars.
Star Data Pages
Provides detailed information about stars: positions, proper motion, radial velocity, magnitudes, spectral class, color index, catalogue references, data about multiple star systems (i.e. orbital elements), and data about variability (min./max. brightness, period, type of variability).
Star Journey @ nationalgeographic.com
Star Journey. Journey through the stars with National Geographic Online. View the nighttime sky with popular National Geographic Star Chart...
Stargazing - A Handbook for Night Sky Tour Guides
A guide to give a tour of the summer night sky.
Stars and Galaxies
Behavior of stars, generation of energy, their origin, and life cycle. Also includes a wide range of interesting pictures of galaxies and related phenomena that can be observed in the universe through telescopes.
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