Astronomy Links
 

Links to useful material on astronomy

that you can get on the Internet:


UPDATED 20 FEBRUARY 2018


The International Year of Astronomy 2009  http://www.astronomy2009.org Tanzania Node: https://www.astronomy2009.org/organisation/nodes/national/view/TZ/index.html  Final report (including Tanzania Node Report) https://www.astronomy2009.org/static/archives/documents/pdf/iya2009_final_report.pdf

International Astronomical Union:   http://www.iau.org/


For very interestingly written regular and up to date astronomy with previous stories archived and Latest News in Astronomy http://www.universetoday.com and https://www.space.com/

Astronomy alerts and events: http://spaceweather.com/

Prominent Astronomy magazine http://www.skyandtelescope.com and download stargazing book http://wwwcdn.skyandtelescope.com/wp-content/uploads/Stargazing.pdf

Another popular astronomy news magazine site: http://www.astronomynow.com

Astronomy programs and information from NASA  http://www.nasa.gov


For satellite timing including ISS, the International Space Station:  http://www.heavens-above.com and enter your coordinates (latitude and longitude), or you will get from this website also

Online Night Sky Map for any location http://www.fourmilab.ch/ Select Astronomy and Space under Science

Free Open Source Astronomy Software Planetarium  http://stellarium.org/



Good websites for beginners:

Astronomy for Beginners
http://www.skyandtelescope.com/astronomy-information/

Astronomy for Beginners: How to Get Started in Backyard Astronomy
http://www.skyandtelescope.com/astronomy-equipment/how-to-start-right-in-astronomy/

Astronomy for Beginners 
http://www.astronomyforbeginners.com/astronomy/

Astronomy for Beginners http://www.skyatnightmagazine.com/astronomy-for-beginners

Guide to the Night Sky and Basic Astronomy
https://oneminuteastronomer.com/stargazing-and-night-sky-guide/

ABC of Science - Beginners guide to the NIght Sky http://www.abc.net.au/science/starhunt/

Tips and Tricks for novices - beginners - newbies - astro dummies
http://www.backyard-astro.com/beginner/beginner.html

ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS
http://www.naasbeginners.co.uk/atoz.htm#R





ASTRONOMY COURSE ONLINE

Astronomy - State of the Art https://www.udemy.com/astronomy-state-of-the-art/

Stargazing Basics https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XLgPe_f-QCc


Astronomy Glossary (meanings of terms) A TO Z OF ASTRONOMY http://www.naasbeginners.co.uk/atoz.htm#R


Eclipse site from Mr Eclipse  http://www.mreclipse.com/MrEclipse.html 

Dark Skies: International Dark Skies Association   http://www.darksky.org


Eclipse info  http://synrgistic.com/astro/



Selecting a Telescope https://stellafane.org/tm/atm/index.html



Astronomers Without Borders https://www.astronomerswithoutborders.org/
 

Phil Plait's Bad Astronomy site:  http://www.badastronomy.com/index.html



European Space Agency site:  http://www.eso.org/public/

American Astronomical society:  http://www.aas.org/

Canadian Astronomical Society:  http://www.casca.ca/indexeng.html


UPDATED 20 FEBRUARY 2018

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