Skip to Content


  Astronomy: Galaxies

Home > Astronomy > Galaxies

Galaxies (Subscribe)

Categories

Links

1 2 > >|

UMass High Energy Astrophysics Group

http://www.astro.umass.edu/ast_page/xray/heag.html

Research group primarily interested in high energy activities in galaxies, particularly the interplay between massive stars and the interstellar medium.

Review It Rate It Bookmark It

The Small Magellanic Cloud, SMC

http://www.seds.org/messier/xtra/ngc/smc.html

Gives mathematical measurements relating this galaxy that orbits the Milky Way. Includes history about first known discoveries and links to photo galleries.

Review It Rate It Bookmark It

Skywalker Viewing Tool

http://www.mpia-hd.mpg.de/home/jahnke/skywalker.html

Java-based viewing tool that allows the user to view galaxy surveys such as the Hubble Deep Field, using their browser.

Review It Rate It Bookmark It

Review Articles about Galaxies

http://nedwww.ipac.caltech.edu/level5/galaxies.html

A collection of hundreds of review articles. Topics covered include normal, peculiar and interacting galaxies, as well as galaxy evolution and galaxy clusters. Part of Caltech's "LEVEL 5" knowledgebase of extragalactic astronomy and cosmology.

Review It Rate It Bookmark It

Optical and Interpretative Astronomy Group

http://www.mpe.mpg.de/opinas/

Research group at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Observatory studying the structure and evolution of galaxies, especially stellar dynamics, stellar populations and galaxy formation from the point of view of optical and near-infrared astronomy.

Review It Rate It Bookmark It

M31: The Andromeda Galaxy

http://www.astr.ua.edu/gifimages/m31r.html

Includes a catalog of globular clusters, photos, and brief description.

Review It Rate It Bookmark It

High Redshift Supernova Search

http://www-supernova.lbl.gov/

Project at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab to search for supernovas in very remote galaxies. This provides an accurate means of measuring the distances to remote galaxies and thereby determining the age of the universe.

Review It Rate It Bookmark It

Galaxy Zoo

http://www.galaxyzoo.org/

Interactive project that allows the user to participate in a large-scale project of galaxy research: classifying millions of galaxies found in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey.

Review It Rate It Bookmark It

Galaxy Morphological Classification

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galaxy_morphological_classification

Wikipedia article about the several schemes in use by which galaxies can be classified.

Review It Rate It Bookmark It

Galaxy Formation & Evolution Lecture Notes

http://www-astro.physics.ox.ac.uk/~astroc1/GalaxyLectures_Notes.pdf

Lectures given in 2006 by Julien Devriendt at Oxford University, which include an introduction to galactic dynamics and a primer on hierarchical galaxy formation.

Review It Rate It Bookmark It

Galaxy Evolution Explorer

http://www.galex.caltech.edu/

Contains information about the growth of various galaxies. Also includes images, news, and a glossary.

Review It Rate It Bookmark It

Galaxy - Wikipedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galaxy

Contains information of the types, dynamics, observations, and formation of galaxies.

Review It Rate It Bookmark It

Galaxies

http://www.maa.mhn.de/Scholar/galaxies.html

Includes a set of notes by Nick Strobel. Topics include the structure of the Milky Way, the characteristics of other galaxies, and finding distances to other galaxies.

Review It Rate It Bookmark It

Galaxies

http://www.galacticsurf.net/galaxieGB.htm

Many selected links to websites dedicated to galaxies.

Review It Rate It Bookmark It

Galaxies

http://www.windows2universe.org/the_universe/Galaxy.html

NASA Windows to the Universe. Includes illustrations and introductory information about a variety of galaxies.

Review It Rate It Bookmark It

European Network: The Formation and Evolution of Galaxies

http://www.mpa-garching.mpg.de/Galaxien/EuroNet.html

Purpose is to understand the creation of galaxies and the universe has evolved. Plans to study distant galaxies at optical, infrared, and radio frequencies.

Review It Rate It Bookmark It

1 2 > >|