Astronomy at Yuba College

The Sombrero Galaxy

Yuba College offers introductory Astronomy Classes.  Please check the school schedule for latest courses.




The Sombrero Galaxy Astronomy is a natural science that is the study of celestial objects (such as moons, planets, stars, nebulae, and galaxies), the physics, chemistry, mathematics, and evolution of such objects, and phenomena that originate outside the atmosphere of Earth, including supernovae explosions, gamma ray bursts, and cosmic background radiation. A related but distinct subject, cosmology, is concerned with studying the universe as a whole.


Astronomy Picture of the Day
College Success Center (small group tutoring)
Digital Universe
Great Images in NASA
Hubble Telescope
If the Moon Were Only One Pixel
MESA Program
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Sky Map
Space Telescope Science Institute
Spitzer Space Telescope


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