COSMOS - The SAO Encyclopedia of Astronomy

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Cosmos is a unique astronomy reference written by research astronomers.
Our encyclopedia entries are for a general audience who wish to know detailed information on a wide range of astronomical topics. Cosmos is an evolving resource, with new entries being added all the time. Click here- for information on the production of Cosmos.

Starting point
Planck Length * Dust Grain * Asteroid * Moon * Planet * Star * Galaxy * Universe

Top Ten
Equator * Orbital Inclination * Solstice * Shooting Star * Meteorite * Seasons * Zenith * Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram * Sublimation * Reflection Nebula

With 3D capability
Ecliptic * Interacting Galaxies

Cosmos is used by …
Universe Today * Astronomy Cast * Astronomy Picture of the Day *

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