Astro Links

Weather and Viewing Conditions

Clear Sky Chart – www.cleardarksky.com.csk Graphically shows cloud cover, transparency, seeing, darkness, wind, humidity and temperature data for specific observing sites across North America. Ability to save “favorites”.

Intellicast – www.intellicast.com Detailed weather data, tailored to your zip code. Useful radar summary shows speed and direction and height of storms

NOAA – http://www.noaa.gov Detailed weather data, tailored to your zip code. Hourly forecasts, maps, live looping radar maps

http://www.eyesonthesky.com/ First Light Guides

 

Astrophotography

http://www.astropix.com/ Astrophotography by Jerry Lodrigus

http://www.fourthdimensionastroimaging.com/ Astrophotography by Steve Mazlin, MD

http://www.weasner.com/co/index.html Mike Weasner’s Cassiopeia observatory

 

Miscellaneous

http://www.skyandtelescope.com/http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/  NASA Science News

https://www.astroleague.org  Astronomy League

http://www.800mainstreet.com/spect/emission-flame-exp.html#prism Emission Spectroscopy Element Identification

http://www.astronomycast.com/ Weekly astronomy podcast Southern Illinois University

http://www.worldwidetelescope.org/

http://www.messenger.jhuapl.edu/index.php NASA Messenger website

 

Astronomy Equipment and Suppliers

Skies Unlimited Skies Unlimited

Scope Stuff http://www.scopestuff.com/

Meade – www.meade.com

Celestron – www.celestron.com

Orion – www.telescope.com/orion

Explore Scientific – www.explorescientific.com

Stellarview – www.stellarview.com

Televue – www.televue.com

Vixen – www.vixenoptics.com

Astro-Physics – www.astro-physics.com

Sky-Watcher USA – www.skywatcherusa.com

Obsession Telescopes – www.obsessiontelescopes.com

Questar – www.questarcorporation.com

 

Local Astronomy Clubs

http://dvaa.org/php/page.php?body=Home Delaware Valley Astronomical Association

http://chesmontastro.org ChesMont Astronomical Association

http://www.ccas.us Chester County Astronomical Society

http://www.eecis.udel.edu/~chester/das2/DAS_Website/ Delaware Astronomical Society

http://www.lvaas.org/ Lehigh Valley Amateur Astronomical Society

http://www.phy.vill.edu/astro/vas/vas.htm Villanova Astronomical Society

http://www.berksastronomy.org/ Berks County Amateur Astronomical Society

http://www.rittenhouseastronomicalsociety.org/ Rittenhouse Astronomical Society

http://www.princetonastronomy.org Amateur Astronomers Association of Princeton

http://www.wasociety.org/ Willingboro Astronomical Society

 

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