Empirical astronomy is a lecture and an article about an approach to understanding astronomical phenomena. A portion of it is a mini-lecture empirical radiation astronomy for a quiz-section as part of the astronomy course on the principles of radiation astronomy.
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- International Astronomical Union
- NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database - NED
- NASA's National Space Science Data Center
- The SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System
- SDSS Quick Look tool: SkyServer
- SIMBAD Astronomical Database
- SIMBAD Web interface, Harvard alternate
- Spacecraft Query at NASA.
- Universal coordinate converter