Astronomy. It's the study of the universe beyond the boundaries of the Earth's atmosphere. Whether you are talking about individual stars or galaxies composed of hundreds of billions of stars, the field of astronomy has always been a challenging one because of the remoteness of the objects being studied and the limited number of tools available to astronomers.
The purpose of the Astronomical Adventures web site is to provide information to help people to better understand a variety of astronomy related topics.
The Astronomical Adventures web site is organized into the following sections:
I would like to leave you with the following thought from the Greek philosopher Plato who in 342 B.C. wrote in The Republic that "Astronomy compels the soul to look upward, and leads us from this world to another."
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