Please list sites of degree granting departments of recognized colleges and universities.This category lists sites of degree granting departments of recognized colleges and universities.
Please list sites specifically for the non-professional areas of astronomy.This category lists sites specifically for the non-professional areas of astronomy. Amateurs are also known as "backyard astronomers."
For sites not in English, please list in the appropriate World category.
Sites listed in this category will have the name of the astronomer as the title.This category is a listing of personal webpages related to astronomy. This includes webpages of astronomers and other people who have a strong interest in astronomy and which is shown on the website.
Astronomical blogs should go to Weblogs.
Sites which seem to have a bit of astronomy content and a lot of other stuff should go to Personal Homepages.
Submissions may be geared toward any educational level, from barely reading to professional researchers in the field. Consider submitting sites aimed at high school level or less also to Kids and Teens:School Time:Science:Astronomy and Space.Cosmology is the scientific study of the structure and origin of the universe as a whole.
This category is for modern cosmology only. Please submit historical cosmology (about what was considered to be the entire universe at the time being treated) to Science:Astronomy:History:Worldviews.
If you are submitting a site, make sure that its primary purpose is the actual education of astronomy or astrophysics. Many web sites might seem as if they are meant for education, but would better fit under categories such as Science/Astronomy/Personal_Pages or Science/Astronomy/Images.Science/Astronomy/Education is for educational web sites of interest to educators, parents, students, and professionals emphasizing the teaching or learning of various aspects of astronomy or astrophysics. The best sites will try to teach or instruct about astronomy or astrophysics, although clear, easy-to-follow explanations of topics are useful as well. There are also sites here that talk about educational programs of all levels, including - but not limited to, grade school, college programs, and graduate schools.
There is also a Science/Physics/Education category here at ODP, and they may be more appropriate for some site submissions.
This category is not for software or selling of products.
Please submit sites to proper sub-categories. It will make your site listed sooner and will save work for the volunteer editors.The scientific search for life outside the earth. Sites containing material which cannot be scientifically explained, such as ufology, are listed within the category "Society: Paranormal".
History only, astronomy only, please.Astronomy is the scientific study of objects and phenomena beyond the earth's atmosphere by means other than visiting them or sending probes. The history of astronomy is the study of the development of astronomy from the earliest written records to somewhere very near the present time. Astrology is not astronomy, but it did play a role in the development of astronomy. Babylonian astrologers' determination of the positions of stars may be found here, their study of the effects of those positions on human affairs will not. The history of the scientific search for extra-terrestrial intelligence may be found here. UFOs visiting earth will not. This category is not limited to Western astronomy. The written history of other astronomical traditions will be listed here.
Individual astronomers to Science/Astronomy/History/People
or to Science/Astronomy/Personal_Pages
Current astronomy just be submitted to Science/Astronomy.
Send prehistoric (before writing) astronomy to Science/Social_Sciences/Archaeology/Topics/Archaeoastronomy
Please, do not submit astrology webpages, unless directly related to astronomy. And, no UFOs.
Please list sites especially for astronomical observatories of institutions.This category lists sites especially for astronomical observatories of institutions.
Please submit only websites that have English language content to this category. If your site is in a language other than English, please submit it to the appropriate category of World.Organizations are groups of people working together towards a common goal. This category is for organizations that do not themselves conduct scientific research but aim to spread information about such research. They organize meetings, publish journals and provide research grants for scientists in the field.
Genuinely amateur astronomy groups and clubs are listed in Science/Astronomy/Amateur/Organizations/.
Sites that should be submitted to this category any that would not fit under any other subdirectory.
Please submit any specific planetarium site to the proper regional subdirectory. If your region is not included, submit it here and a subdirectory may be created for it and others in your region.
Sites that have information about planetarium associations or groups, other directories of planetariums, or products and/or services have a subdirectory of their own. Please submit there.
A planetarium is a place that allows its visitors to experience the wonders of space while still on earth. Shows presented are entertaining, but have an educational aspect as well.
This category is for companies that offer scientific products or services that are geared towards professional astronomers, researchers, teachers, and students.This category includes sites that offer scientific instruments, equipment or service for use by professional astronomers, researchers, teachers for classroom, or serious star-gazers.
Items that are for sale online directly to the general public should be submitted to Shopping/Recreation/Science_and_Nature/Astronomy.
Please list sites especially for institutional astronomical research centers.This category lists sites especially for institutional astronomical research centers.
Please submit sites that include information about the Solar System collectively. Whole sites about specific bodies or planets within the Solar System should be submitted to the appropriate sub category. You do not need to link subpages in your Solar System site (for example, separate pages for each planet) to sub categories with this category as well - they will not be listed; only your main site will be listed.The Solar System currently consists of the Sun, nine planets, and the many asteroids and comets that also orbit the Sun.
more information (editors only)
This category is for informational sites only. Submit sites which purport to sell the names of stars to Shopping/Recreation/Science_and_Nature/Astronomy/Space_Novelties/Star_Names/ .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.