Astronomy Links
 

Useful links to useful material on astronomy

that you can get on the Internet:


The International Year of Astronomy 2009  http://www.astronomy2009.org 

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 

For satellite timing including ISS, the International Space Station:  http://www.heavens-above.com

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

Sunrise/Sunset times and Data for Astronomical events http://aa.usno.navy.mil/

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

Dark Skies: International Dark Skies Association   http://www.darksky.org/mc/page.do

Dark Skies:  Campaign for Dark Skies   http://www.britastro.org/dark-skies/

Prominent Astronomy magazine http://www.skyandtelescope.com

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

Online Night Sky Map for any location http://www.fourmilab.ch/cgi-bin/Yoursky

Good website for beginners  http://www.astronomyforbeginners.com/whattosee/objects/planet

Some more great links  http://synrgistic.com/astro/links.htm

Telescope Making at home http://stellafane.org/atm/atm_main.htm

Selecting a telescope http://stellafane.org/atm/atm_select_scope/atm_select_scope.htm#Newtonian

A Local Education website  http://tanedu.org and go the "Astronomy" link

 Physics Today article on science in Africa: http://www.physicstoday.org/vol-59/iss-4/p30.html  

Cosmic Africa: http://sociolingo.wordpress.com/category/african-technology/african-astronomy/

 

Phil Plait's Bad Astronomy site:  http://www.badastronomy.com/bablog/main-site-menu

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

Leiden Observatory:   http://www.strw.leidenuniv.nl/