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Hindu Cosmological Time Cycles

http://westgatehouse.com/cycles.html

An accurate calendar and the progenitor of the sexagesimal (base 60) "degree, minutes, seconds" measurement system.

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HASTRO-L

http://listserv.wvu.edu/archives/hastro-l.html

Archive of the History of Astronomy Discussion Group, the mailing list for scholars in this field.

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Gene Smith's Brief History of Astronomy

http://cass.ucsd.edu/public/tutorial/History.html

Covers the development of this ancient science from days of Stonehenge (3100 BC) to the discovery of Pulsars (1968 AD). Includes related resource links.

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From Stargazers to Starships

http://www.phy6.org/stargaze/Sintro.htm

Tutorial/historical exposition of the motion of Earth in space, Newtonian mechanics and spaceflight, on a high school level.

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Fireballs: A History of Meteors and other Atmospheric Phenomena

http://www.fireballhistory.com/

Provides a history of phenomena seen in the sky from ancient times until the modern age.

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Digital Archive of Historical Astronomy Pictures

http://www42.pair.com/infolund/bolaget/DAHAP/

Images from the history of astronomy, old telescopes, pictures of astronomers, observatories.

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Big Ear Radio Observatory

http://www.bigear.org/

Radio astronomy and the search for extraterrestrial intelligence.

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Biennial History of Astronomy Conferences

http://www.nd.edu/~histast4/index.html

Workshops at Notre Dame, papers presented, abstracts, group pictures of attendees.

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Atlas Celeste

http://www.mikeoates.org/mas/bevis/home.htm

A rare celestial atlas discovered in the library of the Manchester Astronomical Society.

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Astronomy in the 19th - 21st Centuries

http://www.cosmicelk.net/gamma.htm

Part of the history of astronomy covering the discoveries of the size and nature of the universe.

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Astronomy in the 18th Century

http://www.cosmicelk.net/astronomy18c.htm

Discusses the development of reflective telescopes during the 1700's. Covers the different types of mirrors and lens that were used during these times. Includes some key contributors to the improvement of the telescope during this period.

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Astronomy in Japan

http://www2.gol.com/users/stever/jastro.html

Historical and modern Japanese astronomy, and its place in Japanese culture

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Astronomical References in the Ruba'iyt of Omar Khayyam

http://www.minaret.org/INSAP3.htm

Excerpts and commentary with reproductions of some of Elihu Vedder's illustrations.

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A Brief SETI Chronology

http://www.setileague.org/general/history.htm

A timeline of the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, from Morrison and Coconni to SETI@home.

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