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- The photographs at the page heads come from Pedro Re's collection of
scanned images at http://www.astrosurf.com/re/projects.html.
Wikipedia's articles on the
history of astronomy are well referenced and seem reasonably reliable, though short.
Wikipedia also has some useful timelines.
- The University of St Andrews has a large site on the history of mathematics, which
includes a section on mathematical
astronomy. It also has a very extensive set of biographies of
"mathematicians", using a rather elastic definition of mathematician which includes
many astronomers (for example, Hipparchos, Hoyle and Hubble are all included under H).
- Kepler's Discovery
is a nice site which leads you step-by-step through the argument of Kepler's Astronomia
- Interesting, though probably not of great practical use, are a couple of sites
offering digitised versions of some of the original works: