The fascination to unravel the mystery of the sky has been set alongside human history since the dawn of time. The technology and progress that has been made since is accredited to the collaborative effort of many, building upon each other.
Through discussion and sharing their findings we continue to discover new aspects of our expanding universe.
Usenet hosts a variety of newsgroups that cater to the discussion of astronomy. Designated groups ranging from amateur astronomy newsgroups to astronomical research are covered on Usenet.
Other newsgroups, such as the Hubble Telescope newsgroup that was in recent news of being in peril due to the debris from a destroyed satellite as well as Planetary and Planetarium newsgroups cover other aspects of astronomy as they cover a variety of glimpses inside our galaxy and universe.
By way of these discussions and discoveries by communities like these we can continue to anticipate new discoveries to be made.
Below are some other newsgroups related to Astronomy you may be interested in with a Newsdemon.com Usenet account:
Flexible Image Transport System (sci.astro.fits)