Favorite Links

Frequent changes
ESA - European Space Agency
S&T's current news - latest news from Sky and Telescope
Space Weather - updated news and information about the Sun-Earth environment
StarDate - scripts of a daily radio program, University of Texas, Austin
This week's sky - from Sky and Telescope

Local
Aurora - photos taken in Davenport in 2001 and 2006
Historical background - Augustana planetarium and observatory
Horsehead nebula - photo taken by Mel and Betty Peterson at Kitt Peak on Oct. 5, 2000
Lunar eclipse - Sep. 27, 2015
Partial Solar Eclipse - photos by Dave Renneke on May 20, 2012
Selected images - spectacular astronomy pictures from 2003 to 2013

Comets
Holmes -  2007
Hale-Bopp - pictures | viewing - 1997
Hyakutake - pictures | viewing | JPL - March, 1996
Tabur - pictures - 1996

Other
Guide to Space Exploration - overview and 20+ links to more information
SpaceX - designs, manufactures and launches advanced rockets and spacecraft

Locations
Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum - Chicago
Chandra X-ray Observatory - Harvard
Family Museum - Bettendorf, Iowa
Hayden Planetarium - New York City
LIGO - Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory
Popular Astronomy Club - Moline, Illinois
Putnam Museum - Davenport, Iowa
Twin City Amateur Astronomers - Normal, Illinois
Yerkes Observatory - Williams Bay, Wisconsin