Andy's Astronomy Page
About My Research
The underlying theme of my work is to determine how our
Galaxy (the Milky Way) formed. This research has taken several
Links to Publications, Data, and Active Projects
Links to Related Work by Other People
Some Fun, Nonprofessional Astronomy
- Weighing Jupiter -- Computing
the mass and mean density of Jupiter from simple observations of
the Galillean moons.
- How to observe orbiting satellites.
- Meteor showers.
- Fred Espenak's eclipse
page contains excellent info on upcoming eclipses (both solar
and lunar), past eclipses, and on how to observe eclipses.
Links to Out-of-the-Way Astro Utilities
- Searchable access to the
HST Guide Star Catalog -- returns positions and magnitudes of
GSC stars within a given radius of given coordinates.
- Super-Mongo graphics package, online manual