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Websites

 Astronomy Picture of the Day- A new picture every day, plus a huge image archive

Celestia- Free program similar to Google Earth, but for the whole universe-- one of my favorite programs

Custer Institute- Observatory on the island

Dark Sky's Resources- Website dedicated to reducing light pollution, with resources on light pollution

Heavens Above vital astronomy information (username: hhhastroclub   password: astro)

Hubble Site- Great image archive

NASA's Official Site

SpaceWeather.com: Current info on the Sun, and other changing space conditions

 

Lectures
Lectures broken up into smaller pieces of the same lecture for hosting purposes. May take a minute or so to load.

John Dobson, 10/7/06- 1, 2, 3, 4- The original amatuer astronomer, at 91 years old

Kenneth Lanzetta, PhD, 10/21/06- 1, 2, 3, 4, 5- Lecture about cosmology by an observational astropysicist and professor in the Dept. of Physics and Astronomy at SUNY Stony Brook. Click here for my notes from his lecture.