These questions will be updated through the semester. At lot of these pages were designed originally for Astro 201, but you'll find them useful too!
Some useful links
Questions about galaxies
Questions about cosmology
Heino Falcke's page on the "Black Hole in the Galactic Center", including the 2001 review article by Melia and Falcke on The Supermassive Black Hole at the Galactic Center"
Andrea Ghez group page including animations.
Terry Herter's lecture notes on cosmological parameters from Astro 590
Roger Blandford's essay on Black Holes, AGN and accretion
An explanation of the technique of reverberation mapping
NASA site with lots of movies and animations
Matthias Steinmetz simulation movies site.
SEDS links to animations
Chris Mihos'JavaLab Applets
Ray White's Hubble tuning fork page
NGC 7252, the "Atoms For Peace" galaxy.
NGC 4650A, a polar ring galaxy.
Link to images of Arp 295
Link to images of the Antennae
Link to images of the Mice
The Hercules cluster of galaxies.
Ray White's Galaxy Cluster Mug Shots
STScI press releases on distant galaxies
The Astro 201 FAQ about telescopes page
The Astro 201 famous telescopes page
The Astro 201 FAQ about the electromagnetic spectrum page
The ALMA website
The SIRTF website
The James Webb Space Telescope (previously called NGST!) website.
The NICMOS instrument website
Steve Myers' graphical page on future instruments
Questions about exoplanets
Questions about orbital motions
Questions about stellar evolution
Images of the Orion region
Selected astronomical objects
ADS abstract server (published papers)
The link to "HST Pictures Organized by Subject". Go look at some of the images of "Distant Galaxies", "Quasars", or "Cosmology".
The Hubble Deep Field image. Also check out the HDF page itself (under "questions about cosmology" above)
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