Comparing the orbits of the extrasolar planets to planets in our
own solar system (Darren Williams).
for Extrasolar Planets and Educational
Resources in Astronomy and Planetary Science. web-based
educational resources in astronomy and planetary sciences.
Other Worlds, Distant Suns.
Darren Garber's site with numerous VRMLs and finding charts.
Detecting Planets Around Other Stars.
A popular summary by Geoff Marcy for Encarta online.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for sci.astro Newsgroup.
Joseph Lazio's FAQ answers frequently asked questions related to planets,
Extrasolar Planets. Beautiful exoplanet artistic
representations by Lynette Cook
the Sun Gallery. Planetscapes by Walter Myers
Visions. Computer art by John Whatmough of extrasolar planetary
In the Media
BBC broadcast transcript by Danielle Peck of 11 March 1996 telecast.
"Hot Jupiters: Why do some giant planets hug their stars"
November 1996 Scientific American article by David Schneider.
A Parade of New Planets
May 1996 Scientific American article by Corey Powell.
NOVA Online: Hunt for Alien Worlds
Drake Univ.: Astronomy 51 Homepage
Solar Systems: SEDS
PBS - Mysteries of Deep Space
PSU Astronomy: Cool Astronomy Sites
Search for Life on Extrasolar Planets by E. Brookes & A. Johnston
Extrasolar planet page
Planet Search and Stellar Kinematics group page