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Astronomical Places to Go on the Web
adapted from the West Jersey Astronomical Society
www.wasociety.us

 

Topic

Site

Astronomy Picture of the Day:

http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/astropix.html

Stellarium, free planetarium software:

http://www.stellarium.org/

The Evening Sky Map

 http://skymaps.com/ 

Catching the Light by Jerry Lodriguss; Jerry is an outstanding astrophotographer:

Main Site: http://www.astropix.com
What's New: http://www.astropix.com/wp

Moon crater Maps:

http://www.lpi.usra.edu/resources/mapcatalog/LAC/

The Moon, from Universe Today:

http://www.universetoday.com/19424/the-moon/

Astronomical Snapshots by Joe Stieber:

http://sjastro.org

Deep Sky Objects, introduction and description:

http://www.nightskyinfo.com/deep_sky_intro/

Astronomy Magazine:

http://www.astronomy.com

Sky & Telescope Magazine:

http://www.skyandtelescope.com

Hubble Space Telescope:

http://hubblesite.org/

Edelman Planetarium at Rowan University:

http://www.rowan.edu/planetarium/

Atlas of the Universe, nice zoom feature:

http://www.atlasoftheuniverse.com/

A great site for learning about the Solar System:

http://nineplanets.org/

Satellite Spotting and Tracking:

http://www.heavens-above.com

Royal Astronomical Society of Canada,
Explore the Universe:

http://www.rasc.ca/explore-universe

Night Sky Network, home page:

http://nightsky.jpl.nasa.gov/

NSN Page, Willingboro Astronomical Society:

http://nightsky.jpl.nasa.gov/club-view.cfm?Club_ID=995

Star Date, full of great current information:

http://stardate.org/nightsky

Free download of Star Charts and other info:

http://www.skymaps.com/downloads.html

Astronomy for Kids:

http://www.kidsastronomy.com/

The WikiSky Sky-Map:

http://www.sky-map.org/

A page of Astro Links:

http://www.allaboutastro.com/astrolinks.html

This is a great site that puts size in perspective:

http://www.giantstars.de/

Spaceweather.com, everything about the sun:

http://www.spaceweather.com/

Globe at Night, citizen scientists chart light pollution:

http://www.globeatnight.org/

The Perseid Meteor Shower:

http://meteorshowersonline.com/perseids.html

Magnetic Declination Calculator:

http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/geomag-web/#declination

IAU Constellation Information and Charts:

http://iau.org/public/constellations/

Sky & Telescope, Jupiter's moon calculator:

http://www.skyandtelescope.com/observing/objects/javascript/jupiter#

Sky & Telescope, Jupiter's Great Red Spot Calculator:

http://www.skyandtelescope.com/observing/objects/javascript/3304091.html

 

 

 

Last Update: Tuesday, August 09, 2016 at 03:20 PM