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Welcome to the astronomy WikiProject! If you enjoy gazing at the night sky, watching the Moon, stars and planets, or reading about the latest astronomical discoveries, then this is the project for you. We need help from enthusiasts at all levels of experience. There are over 30,000 astronomy articles on Wikipedia, and many are in need of expansion, fact checking, referencing, and copy editing. If this topic interests you, please sign the membership list and join the discussion.

Our goal at WikiProject Astronomy is to guide the organization and style of all Astronomy-related articles, maintain and improve the Category:Astronomy tree, and support the Portal:Astronomy. The overall significance of an article to this project, and to the topic of astronomy in general, is shown by its WPAstronomy importance rating, as set by our members. Astronomy articles considered of vital importance to Wikipedia are listed on the expanded vital articles list.

Sub-projects of WikiProject Astronomy include WikiProject Astronomical objects, The Constellations Task Force and the Astronomy Image Review. Related WikiProjects include WikiProject Solar System, WikiProject Mars, WikiProject Moon and WikiProject Spaceflight.

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  1. Hope Chen Glad to be here (Harvard-Smithsonian CfA) 01:06, 16 May 2014 (UTC)
  2. Akihironihongo (talk) 03:52, 8 January 2012 (UTC)
  3. User:Will Gladstone
  4. Suraj T
  5. User:Tatiraju.rishabh Astronomy is my hobby and i am gonna make it my profession.
  6. User:Keri Marie Davis love astronomy and everything about it
  7. StarfoxRoy 00:57, 12 August 2008 (UTC) Glad to help with online/computer astronomical programs (Google Maps, Virtual Earth)
  8. Geremia (talk) 19:31, 15 March 2008 (UTC)
  9. Dan Tromedlov January, 26th, 2010
  10. Kushan I.A.K.J (talk) 09:53, 26 November 2007 (UTC)
  11. Exodio 14:49, 27 August 2006 (UTC)
  12. Jake200493
  13. Dr. Submillimeter 19:11, 8 September 2006 (UTC)
  14. Stebbins 19:25, 23 November 2006 (UTC)
  15. Mike Peel 23:48, 18 December 2006 (UTC)
  16. Miraculousrandomness 20:31, 17 January 2007 (UTC)
  17. Aerobird 21:41, 18 January 2007 (UTC)
  18. Anonymous Dissident 15:31 19 January 2007 (UTC) Interested in astronomy, here to help!
  19. mikeu 19:04, 4 February 2007 (UTC) Also working on the astronomy learning project at wikiversity
  20. Oldfield 10:00, 6 Febrary 2007 (UTC)
  21. Icez 19:33, 6 February 2007 (UTC)
  22. Rursus 19:33, 9 February 2007 (UTC)
  23. Branson03 21:48, 21 February 2007 (UTC)
  24. WilliamKF 20:00, 25 February 2007 (UTC)
  25. Jet123 10:43, 3 March 2007 (UTC)
  26. IvoShandor 14:03, 13 March 2007 (UTC)
  27. Greg Woodhouse 20:53, 21 March 2007 (UTC)
  28. Rwboa22 21:19, 21 March 2007 (UTC)
  29. NealMcB 03:41, 9 April 2007 (UTC)
  30. Pulsar 14:44, 17 April 2007 (UTC)
  31. Retiono Virginian 15:54, 22 April 2007 (UTC). Love space and the universe.
  32. Clh28800 Chris H 23:37, 22 April 2007 (UTC)
  33. GhostTrain 23:31, 29 April 2007 (UTC)
  34. WilyD 14:20, 7 June 2007 (UTC)
  35. Goutham787 08:44, 14 June 2007 (UTC)
  36. GalacticExplorer 18:48, 29 June 2007 (UTC)
  37. FeanorStar7--FeanorStar7 12:34, 6 July 2007 (UTC); will help where I can (mainly proofreading)
  38. Raddick 19:42, 9 August 2007 (UTC)
  39. DMeyering 14:02, 18 August 2007 (UTC)
  40. Madkayaker 02:43, 7 September 2007 (UTC) Willing to help wherever I can, am interested in astronomy
  41. Nojika 04:07, 23 September 2007 (UTC)
  42. Cosmo0 16:18, 23 September 2007 (UTC)
  43. Poison the Well 04:22, 7 October 2007 (UTC)
  44. HunterTruth 20:40, 24 October 2007 (UTC)
  45. Orcahuman (talk) 03:30, 21 December 2007 (UTC)
  46. Oth (talk) 17:13, 4 March 2008 (UTC)
  47. Cam (complaints/Discussion) 04:24, 10 March 2008 (UTC)
  48. Wwheaton (talk) 20:44, 16 March 2008 (UTC)
  49. Coolgyingman (talk) 15:32, 4 April 2008 (UTC)
  50. Ginogrz (talk) 06:58, 15 April 2008 (UTC)
  51. JoshuaKuo (talk) 11:04, 26 April 2008 (UTC)
  52. ASHill (talk) 02:32, 4 May 2008 (UTC)
  53. Razorflame 15:10, 8 May 2008 (UTC) assessing articles
  54. Sapphire Flame (talk) 16:24, 9 May 2008 (UTC) Willing to help however I can.
  55. Neffyring I',m very interested in astronomy. Hope my knowledge helps.
  56. Proxima Centauri 2 Please check my edits. I'm an amateur astronomer.
  57. AtheWeatherman (talk) 08:41, 28 May 2008 (UTC). Loads of stuff on Astronomy. Hope I can help.
  58. Jepetto armature extraodinaire!
  59. Scapler (talk) 16:56, 7 June 2008 (UTC) expanding and categorizing articles
  60. Pico del Teide (talk) member of the British Astronomical Association.
  61. Ketsuekigata (talk) 23:57, 23 June 2008 (UTC)
  62. Jdrewitt (talk) 16:59, 1 July 2008 (UTC)
  63. NuclearVacuum 22:16, 1 July 2008 (UTC): I am primarily working on extrasolar planets
  64. Henryodell
  65. Gr8opinionater (talk) Fascinated by the universe in general, im an Amateur astronomer with my own telescope.
  66. Olaf Davis | Talk Beginning PhD student interested in astronomy (of course) and also public outreach.
  67. friendlystar (talk) 15:35, 30 July 2008 (UTC) Mostly dealing with astronomical images
  68. Keflavich PhD student studying massive star formation
  69. Thor Dockweiler (talk) 02:00, 19 September 2008 (UTC); astronomer.
  70. PoizonMyst (talk) Wikifairy who loves astronomy.
  71. RJH (talk)—Lifetime astronomy enthusiast.
  72. Vuerqex (talk) 03:37, 22 October 2008 (UTC)
  73. User:CielProfond (talk) Ciel profond means Deep Sky in French; it's my favorite part of astronomy, but I also like planetary observation, and will be glad to help in any way
  74. Starstriker7 (talk) As if my name didn't already give it away. Lol.
  75. User:Myrecovery/Template:Myrecovery ::Date : 2008-11-01
  76. Albertgenii12 (talk) 22:27, 18 November 2008
  77. Vegasbri (talk) 17:25, 25 November 2008 (UTC) Astronomy major in college; amateur observer now. :)
  78. Autarch Autarch (talk) 22:41, 6 January 2009 (UTC)
  79. Jjnishiyama (talk) 04:42, 10 January 2009 (UTC) Amateur observer - primarily in the radio spectrum.
  80. Jehochman Talk 16:04, 10 January 2009 (UTC)
  81. Cryptod i really like astronomy
  82. Anthony Rushton I study high energy astrophysics and radio astronomy 11:23, 14 January 2009 (UTC)
  83. B00P (talk) 23:54, 24 January 2009 (UTC) On Objects & Constellations already
  84. Raydekk (talk) 18:05, 26 January 2009 (UTC) I'm working on a 3D map of the Milky Way, the Orion Arm with the possibility of viewing all known stars and planets (of certain catalogs).
  85. Jose A. Fadul I was a Science Education Specialist; I am an amateur astronomer who once in a while shares with others my telescopes, some of which I myself constructed. I also have photographs of the moon, the planets visible to the naked eye, star clusters, some recent comets, sunspots, and solar and lunar eclipses.
  86. LaughingReaper (talk) 21:54, 4 February 2009 (UTC)
  87. Terry0051 (talk) ...researching topics in history of astronomy
  88. Micasta (talk) 11:26, 28 February 2009 (UTC) I don't do stargazing, but I sure would love to contribute to theoretical side of astronomy.
  89. Kevin Rutherford (talk) 02:20, 31 March 2009 (UTC), I take the class, so why not join the project
  90. Astrojon (talk) 11:21, 17 April 2009 (UTC) Former astronomer, now a medic, but would like to see articles well-kept
  91. Aldaron (talk) 5:42, 30 April 2009 (UTC) Exoplanets and astrobiology.
  92. --T'Shael MindMeld 04:44, 12 May 2009 (UTC)
  93. Some Old Man (talk) I am just Some Old Man who likes his cane, rocking chair, and rational thought.
  94. Pradeep (talk) Working in articles related to Indian astronomy and space.
  95. Jayhawke (talk) 01:33, 29 May 2009 (UTC) I guess I'll do whatever strikes my fancy!
  96. Carlossuarez46 (talk) 21:48, 18 June 2009 (UTC)
  97. Marasama / CarpD, starting to read AJ papers again and will update if I notice issues.
  98. Marx01 (talk) 06:02, 24 June 2009 (UTC) I'm a huge fan of astronomy, and hope to actually make a career out of it!!!!!
  99. Arlen22 (talk) 14:11, 24 June 2009 (UTC) I have a small retractor on an Equatorial mount.
  100. Fire 55 (talk) 02:46, 22 July 2009 (UTC) I'm a University student studying physics and astronomy.
  101. Dark dude (talk) 02:53, 23 July 2009 (UTC) Computer scientist interested in astronomy/astrophysics. Hope I can contribute to the project in some way!
  102. DiverDave (talk) interested in solar observatories.
  103. User:Fact-of-the-matter (talk) I'm good at reasearch.
  104. Dan (talk) 02:39, 25 August 2009 (UTC) Telescope operator on Mauna Kea.
  105. Imzogelmo (talk) 21:11, 8 September 2009 (UTC) Tidying up where I can.
  106. Sjenauvodi (talk) Research
  107. Stratt3000 (talk) 19:52, 6 October 2009 (UTC) - Hope to help!
  108. Marshallsumter (talk) 00:04, 7 October 2009 (UTC) I would like to have X-ray astronomy be the first science feature article of WikiProject Astronomy and help where I can.
  109. Nick Klose (tc) 15:11, 30 October 2009 (UTC)
  110. Puzl bustr (talk) 19:43, 8 November 2009 (UTC) interested in astronomy and astrophysics
  111. Trilobitealive (talk) 01:26, 22 November 2009 (UTC) Amateur telescope builder
  112. User:Intro96 6:48 1 December (UTC) Intrested in astronomy . Would be happy to contribute to this project.
  113. Bonzo went to Bitburg (talk) 12:02, 5 January 2010 (UTC) Interesting subject, high encyclopedic value - happy to help out where I can!
  114. Richard Nowell (talk) 12:12, 9 January 2010 (UTC) Involved in the online Astronomy project GalaxyZoo.org. Writing an article called 'Pea galaxy'.
  115. --TitanOne (talk) 17:28, 11 February 2010 (UTC) Added several new Exoplanets and some are ready for DYK.
  116. --Reyk (talk) 0:33, 11 Aprril 2010 (UTC)- I potter around.
  117. --Stellallegra (talk) 18:39, 10 May 2010 (UTC)- Astrophysicist, traveller and cats-lover. I am working on galaxy clusters and cosmology.
  118. --Extra 999 (Contact me + contribs) 16:52, 18 May 2010 (UTC)
  119. --Corhen (talk) 18:23, 2 June 2010 (UTC) New to astronomy, but plan to buy an 8" Dob
  120. --Syntheticalconnections (talk)(my contribs) 00:37, 23 June 2010 (UTC) (aka. atomic7732)
  121. User:DanielWent Masters degree in Astrophysics and PhD (in progress) in magnetospheric dynamics.
  122. Derild4921 14:15, 6 July 2010 (UTC)
  123. User: Soumit ban - Really astronomy is too much exciting
  124. CoMePrAdZ (talk) 16:37, 30 August 2010 (UTC)
  125. ChiZeroOne (talk) 21:03, 12 September 2010 (UTC)
  126. EngineerFromVega -Pursuing Astronomy as a hobby. TheEngineerAsk 03:17, 10 November 2010 (UTC)
  127. User:Annemid High-school science teacher with a passion for astronomy, and wikipedia is the best resource out there for astronomy. I want to help make it even better!
  128. Claudio Asaro (talk)
  129. EFBell Lifelong astronomy enthusiast
  130. AnneEdmunds Astronomer and teacher.
  131. HomemadeFusion Amateur Astronomer
  132. Pookeo9 I love everything about Astronomy, been my hobby since I was 7 and got the pleasure to witness a couple of lunar eclipses.--Pookeo9 Talk If you need anything 20:10, 23 December 2010 (UTC)
  133. RichardMathews (talk) 23:16, 24 December 2010 (UTC) Amateur astronomer with a small amount of professional experience searching for asteroids with Gene Shoemaker, Glo Helin, and Bobby Bus
  134. Sailsbystars (talk) 16:40, 26 December 2010 (UTC) senior PhD student. Areas of interest/expertise: Radio astronomy, multiple stars, planetary science
  135. Braincricket Took some astrophysics and cosmology courses in college.
  136. Pi.1415926535: Deity-level nerd
  137. Evan Keane Astrophysicist.
  138. Paul Bedson Amateur Astronomer
  139. Modest Genius talk I'm an astronomy postdoc working on optical/IR observations of the interstellar medium. I also have good background knowledge of galaxy evolution and basic stellar astrophysics.
  140. Antarctic-adventurer University level Astrophysics, interested in stars and extra-solar planets
  141. --Edhu9 (talk) 13:03, 23 March 2011 (UTC) Student of Computer Sciences interested in Astronomy
  142. Piper2000ca (talk) 20:45, 2 April 2011 (UTC) Amateur Astronomer - I have a particular fondness for exoplanets and brown dwarfs
  143. Mwheatley1990 Amateur Astronomer
  144. Thucydides411 Astronomy Grad student
  145. User:Moneya I LOVE ASTRONOMYMoneya (talk) 20:17, 30 April 2011 (UTC)
  146. User:Davidkevin Layman w/o professional credentials, but have been doing extensive reading about astronomy since 1960.
  147. User:Shreyas Bharadwaj Astronomer
  148. Gap9551 Astrophysicist
  149. Tim LaDuca Just a layperson who loves science and has little respect for institutional education. (I educate myself).
  150. User:EPharaoh Software developer and astronomy enthusiast.
  151. MakeSense64 Astronomy lover.
  152. Shriram Amateur astronomer
  153. ArtifexMayhem Image processing.
  154. ALK (Talk) 22:34, 9 August 2011 (UTC)
  155.  Sehmeet singh  Talk  10:08, 12 August 2011 (UTC) latest dicoveries in astronomy
  156. Basalisk Total amateur with little expertise in anything but a love of the stars.
  157. KingMunch mmmmmmmmmmmmmmm stars
  158. Bruvtakesover
  159. AstroCog Astronomer and science educator
  160. N2e — especially interested in the Astrophysics subfield of Astronomy
  161. kristaoz — In love with the stars since I was a little girl, mostly interested in black holes and galaxies
  162. RickV88 - Studying Astrophysics at University.
  163. Ninney - My great ways to contribute would be by making minor edits/corrections to articles (e.g., typos, fixing links, adding references to new secondary sources)
  164. DarthBotto - Amateur astronomer and black hole specialist.
  165. Wer900 (talk) - lay person, but I have a specialty in extrasolar planets and their systems
  166. Sleddog116 (talk) - Interested in cosmology and objects in the HUDF
  167. Tfr000 (talk) 20:30, 12 March 2012 (UTC) - Specialties are celestial mechanics and ephemerides.
  168. Tom.Reding (talk) 15:00, 14 March 2012 (UTC) - Beginning Astronomy PhD student interested in galaxy out to large-scale structure. I enjoy researching primary sources, adding missing information, standardization and consistency, and automation wherever (reasonably) possible.
  169. Friendly ant
  170. Sainsf
  171. L1A1 FAL - Interested in astronomy and wish to contribute where I can. Also revert vandalism and check/correct grammar/spelling.
  172. SVBurger(talk) 22:04 2012-04-16, MS in astrophysics specializing in dark energy
  173. Keilana|Parlez ici 14:18, 30 May 2012 (UTC) I'm an amateur going for a Physics degree.
  174. Drbogdan (talk · contribs) - Current interest in Planet Mars, Mars Science Laboratory, Gale Crater & related. Drbogdan (talk) 13:37, 31 May 2012 (UTC)
  175. StringTheory11 - Will work on whatever needs work
  176. Traveler7 (talk) 20:58, 8 July 2012 (UTC) Amateur astronomy
  177. Hurricaneseason12
  178. Pinilopi2 - I think that all the humankind's need to explore, grow, learn, and excel beyond what can be felt, touched, seen, etc...; the need to belong to something greater than what we can observe.Thats why Im' interested in Astronomy
  179. Anti-Quasar - Mathematical Physics, Astrophysics. The Development of the Mathematical Methods for application to problems in the Physics, Space and Motion.
  180. Jaxcp3 - Astronautical engineer and amateur astronomer. Interested in orbital/celestial mechanics
  181. Gaba (talk) - Physics PhD, working on astronomy related topics.
  182. anastronomer Interested in the natural world.
  183. Sunfishastommy
  184. Amazing Rocket Pudding. (talk) 00:33, 24 November 2012 (UTC) - interested in aynthing space related.
  185. Greengreengreenred (talk) 08:12, 24 November 2012 (UTC) - In love with astronomy
  186. Iamthecheese44 (talk · contribs) 17 December 2012 - aspiring astrophysicist.
  187. Spencer.mccormick (talk) 22:05, 31 December 2012 (UTC) - Intrested in space
  188. Mortense (talk · contribs) 13 January 2013 - amateur astronomer since 1976.
  189. Amazaing77 (talk · contribs)
  190. Zaryn (talk · contribs) Undergrad working in a planetarium. Can copy-edit but can't really do technical bits.
  191. Gdfusion (talk) 00:05, 8 April 2013 (UTC)
  192. Carl-PG74 (talk · contribs) 23 April 2013 - Keen interest in comets and heliophysics as well as general astronomy.
  193. Samwalton9 (talk · contribs) Astrophysics undergrad - Got nice library access, will be focusing on updating articles I'm studying!
  194. Riley0143 (talk · contribs) 14 May 2013 - I love astronomy. Over 8 years of experience in amateur astronomy, currently 14. Reasonable knowledge of astrophysics.
  195. PirtleShell (talk · contribs) 14 Mat 2013 - Physics undergrad. Astrophysics researcher.
  196. BSVulturis (talk · contribs) 15 May 2013 - Stellar spectroscopist. Can't understand why I didn't add myself here years ago.
  197. Rhanabanana (talk · contribs) Astrophysics Undergraduate.
  198. sash424 (talk · contribs) 11 June 2013 Aerospace Undergraduate. Interested in Astronomy, physics, spaceflight etc.,
  199. AstroChemist (talk · contribs) 24 June 2013 Environmental Chemistry undergrad. I take full advantage of being a student; I regularly read scholarly papers on Astronomy.
  200. Anderson (talk · contribs) 22 July 2013 - Member of the Southland Astronomical Society. I have excellent knowledge Of Astronomy, And i will mainly look after Astronomy articles.
  201. JeanLucMargot (talk · contribs) 04 Sep 2013 - Astronomy professor at UCLA.
  202. Johndric Valdez (talk · contribs) 07 Sep 2013 - High school student with knowledge in astronomy.
  203. KydonShadow - College student majoring in astronomy. I plan on updating the stub classes, hopefully getting them to start class or higher. I also would like to help with some of the larger articles, if possible.
  204. Reatlas (talk · contribs)
  205. Primefac (talk · contribs) 02 October 2013 - Astrophysics undergrad, currently working on the Astronomical spectroscopy page
  206. Careless Torque (talk · contribs) 02 October 2013 - Astrophysics undergrad, currently working on Seyfert galaxies articles
  207. IndianFace (talk · contribs) 02 October 2013
  208. Benison P Baby (talk · contribs)- Astronomical researcher with over 13 years of experience...
  209. Italia2006 (talk · contribs) – Amateur astronomer with extreme interest in and devotion to the subject matter.
  210. Exoplanetaryscience (talk · contribs) 11:41 December 13 2013 - Ameteur astronomer, I do work for galaxy zoo but am also interested in minor planets and such.
  211. Schuy B. (talk) 04:22, 17 December 2013 (UTC) - Currently taking the GCSE course, interested generally in deep-space objects and other mysterious bodies
  212. 7Sidz (talk) Astronomy enthusiast and an Amateur Astronomer
  213. User:Astrozot - Astronomical researcher (with ~80 refereed publications, H-index 25)
  214. User:ScottM84
  215. --Pyroneutron (talk) 16:35, 15 March 2014 (UTC)
  216. Evensteven (talk · contribs) 21:30, 01 April 2014 (UTC) - an interested dabbler with good undergrad-level science/math and good writing skills
  217. VerdanaBøld: All told, I understand the universe about as well as my kitty-cat does. My main interest is in what the Einstein metric tensor tells us about cosmology and the large-scale topology of the universe.
  218. Qxukhgiels (talk · contribs)
  219. Jsaur (talk) 16:47, 25 June 2014 (UTC) I'll try to help when I can by cleaning up or fixing incorrect information.
  220. Neonorange 05:10, 22 July 2014 (UTC)
  221. Mira Oubliette (talk · contribs) 04:13 5 August 2014 (UTC) - A life-long amateur astronomer, named after Mira by my parents. Interested in almost everything, especially stellar formation and multi-star systems. Had to do plenty of academic research in college, so I can add citations or create articles that are currently redlinked, as needed.
  222. LinRhys August 2014. Amateur astronomy. Here to help!

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