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http://www.basingstokeas.org.uk/                       Basingstoke Astronomical Society Web Site

http://www.theastronomer.org/                            The Astronomer Magazine

http://galaxyzoo.org/                                            Start classifying galaxies right away


Weather


http://www.metcheck.com/                                Weather Report

http://www.ecmwf.int/                                       European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forcasts 


Spectacular Astrophotography

http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/astropix.html    Astronomy Picture of the Day

http://www.astrophoto.fr/index.html                      Thierry Legault’s home page

http://www.astrosurf.com/buil/                              Christian Buil – Spectroscopy, CCD & Astronomy

http://astropics.co.uk                                              Eddie Guscott

http://www.astrocruise.com/                                   Philip Perkins

http://astrosurf.com/re/                                          Pedro Re

http://www.ccdland.com/                                        Nik Szymanek

http://astropix.com                                                 Astrophotography by Jerry Lodriguss

http://www.weasner.com/etx/menu.html                Weasner’s Mighty ETX Site

 

Societies

http://www.britastro.org                                         British Astronomical Association

http://www.fedastro.org.uk                                     The Federation of Astronomical Societies

http://www.farnham-as.co.uk/                               Farnham Astronomical Society

http://www.guildfordas.org/                                   Guildford Astronomical Society

http://www.newburyas.org.uk                                 Newbury Astronomical Society

http://www.readingastro.org.uk/                             Reading Astronomical Society

http://www.andoverastronomy.org.uk                     Andover Astronomical Society

http://www.nightlife.demon.co.uk/                         SAGAS

 

Observatories

http://www.ing.iac.es/                                           Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes

http://faulkes-telescope.com/                              The Faulkes Telescope Project

http://www.keckobservatory.org/                          W.M. Keck Observatory

http://www.eso.org/paranal/                                 ESO – Paranal Observatory

http://www.eso.org/projects/owl/                         ESO Overwhelmingly Large Telescope

http://astro.uchicago.edu/yerkes/                         Largest Refractor

http://www.astro.caltech.edu/palomarnew/sot.html   Found the ‘tenth’ planet

http://www.astro.caltech.edu/observatories/        Caltech Astronomy

http://www.aao.gov.au/AAO/overview.html          Anglo-Australian Observatory

 

Radio Telescopes

http://www.jb.man.ac.uk/                                   Jodrell Bank Observatory

http://www.parkes.atnf.csiro.au/                        Parkes Observatory

http://www.naic.edu/                                          Arecibo

http://www.vla.nrao.edu/                                   National Radio Astronomy Observatory     -  New Mexico

 

Info

http://www.heavens-above.com/                           Visible Satellite predictions

http://www.spaceflightnow.com/                           Space News

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Astronomy                Wikipedia – Astronomy

http://www.qcuiag.co.uk/                                       QuickCam and Unconventional Imaging Astronomy Group

http://www.nasa.gov                                               NASA

http://hubblesite.org                                              Hubble Site

http://hubble.nasa.gov/index.php                         The Hubble Space Telescope

http://www.jpl.nasa.gov                                         Jet Propulsion Laboratory

http://www.esa.int                                                 ESA Portal

http://ww.eso.org                                                  ESO – The European Southern Observatory homepage

http://sohowww.nascom.nasa.gov                        SOHO – Solar and Heliospheric Observatory

http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/stereo/main/index.html    The Sun in 3D

http://www.spitzer.caltech.edu/spitzer/index.shtml    Spitzer Space Telescope

http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/mgs/                              Mars Global Surveyor

http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/express/                        Mars Express

http://www.marsnews.com/missions/express/    MarsNews.com

http://voyager.jpl.nasa.gov/                                  Voyager

http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/newhorizons/main/index.html            New Horizons

http://www.mailbag.com/users/ragreiner/           Doc G’s Info Site

http://www.astronomy-uk.co.uk/                         UK Astro Ads

http://www.wvi.com/~rberry/index.html              Richard Berry – Digital Imaging and CCD Cookbook Camera

http://www.badastronomy.com                            Bad Astronomy – Hoaxes and common myths debunked

http://www.nineplanets.org                                  The Nine Planets

http://www.solarviews.com                                  Views of the Solar System

http://www.dustbunny.com/afk/                         Astronomy for Kids!

http://www.space.com                                         Space.com

http://www.planet4589.org/space/jsr/jsr.html    Jonathans’s Space Report

http://astro.nineplanets.org/bigeyes.html           The World’s Largest Optical Telescopes

 

Catalogues & Maps

http://www.shatters.net/celestia                         Celestia

http://www.ap-i.net/skychart/index.php            Cartes du Ciel

http://www.stellarium.org/                                  Stellarium – free planetarium software

 

Magazines

http://www.astronomynow.com                          Astronomy Now

http://www.adrianberry.net/                               Adrian Berry – Science author and columnist

http://www.skyatnightmagazine.com                 BBC Sky at Night Magazine

http://skytonight.com                                        Sky & Telescope

http://www.astronomy.com/                              Astronomy

http://www.nature.com/nature/index.html        Nature

http://www.newscientist.com                             NewScientist

http://www.sciam.com/                                      Scientific American.com

 

Software

http://astrosurf.com/buil                                   IRIS – Christian Buil’s homepage

http://www.asronomie.be/registax                    Registax

http://www.pk3.org/Astro/                                K3CCD Tools

http://www.dslrfocus.com/                                DSLR Focus

http://www.ccdware.com/products/pempro/     PEMPro (Periodic error correction)

http://ascom-standards.org/index.html             ASCOM Standards for Astronomy

http://www.barkosoftware.com/GuideDog/        GuideDog (Standalone Autoguiding for Webcams)

http://www.msb-astroart.com/                           AstroArt – Image processing Software

http://www.cyanogen.com/                                 MaximDL, MaxDSLR

http://www.bisque.com                                       TheSky6, CCDSoft, TPoint

http://www.skymap.com                                     Skymap Pro

http://www.starrynight.com/                              Starry Night

http://www.maris.com                                        Redshift

ftp://seds.lpl.arizona.edu/pub/software/           FTP directory /pub/software/ at seds.lpl.arizona.edu

 http://www.gnu.org/software/octave/              GNU Octave is a high-level language, primarily intended for numerical computations

http://www.mathworks.com/                             Matlab – The language of Technical Computing

 

Specialized

http://www.astroman.fsnet.co.uk/                     Maurice Gavin – Spectroscopy

http://tycho.usno.navy.mil/time.html                Department of the Navy – Time Service Department

http://www.space-track.org/perl/login.pl          Space Track – TLE database

http://radiosky.com                                            Radio Astronomy for Scientists Teachers and Students

http://www.astropix.com/HTML/I_ASTROP/FILM/HYPERING.HTM    Hypering Film

 

ATM

http://www.atmsite.org/                                     Resources and Techniques for the Amateur Telescope Maker

http://www.universityoptics.com/                      University Optics

http://www.edmundoptics.com/                         Edmund Optics

 

Publishers

http://www.physlink.com/Directories/Publishers.cfm    Physics and Astronomy Publishers

http:///www.springer.co.uk                                             Springer Verlag London Ltd

http://www.willbell.com                                                   Willmann-Bell Inc

http://www.cambridge.org/                                             Cambridge University Press

http://www.whfreeman.com/                                           W.H.Freeman

 

Books

http://www.covingtoninnovations.com/astro/                Astrophotography for the Amateur – Michael A. Covington

 

 

Suppliers

http://www.trutek-uk.com/                                             True Technology
 
http://www.iankingimaging.com/                                    Ian King Imaging

http://www.optique-unterlinden.net/sastro/index.php   Optique Unterlinden

http://www.astrovid.com/                                               Adirondack Astronomy – Stella Cam

http://www.telescopehouse.co.uk                                   Telescope House - BC&F (Broadhurst Clarkson and Fuller)

http://www.dhinds.co.uk                                                 David Hinds

http://www.skywatchertelescope.net                              Skywatcher

http://www.scsastro.co.uk                                              SCS Astro

http://www.greenwich-observatory.co.uk/index.html    Green Witch

http://www.televue.co.uk/                                              Venturescope

http://www.handsonoptics.com                                      Hands on Optics

http://takahashiamerica.com                                          Texas Nautical Repair

http://www.sciencecenter.net/hutech/                           Hutech Astonomical Products


 

Manufacturers

http://www.meade.com                                      Meade

http://www.celestron.com/c2/index.php           Celestron

http://www.starlight-xpress.co.uk                     Starlight Xpress

http://www.lumicon.com                                    Astronomical Accessories

http://www.astro-physics.com                           Astro-physics Telescopes

http://www.losmandy.com/                                Losmandy Astronomical Products

http://www.telescope.com                                  Orion

http://intes.su/defaulte.aspx                              Intes Micro

http://www.orionoptics.co.uk                             Orion Optics Ltd

http://www.televue.com                                     Tele Vue Optics, Inc

http://www.pentaximaging.com/products/sport_optics/astronomical_eyepieces/      Pentax Eyepieces

http://www.coronadofilters.com/                       Coronado

http://www.jimsmobile.com/                              JMI Telescopes

http://www.baader-planetarium.com/                Baader Planetarium

http://www.daystarfilters.com/hydrogen.htm     DayStar Filters

 

 

User Groups

http://uk.groups.yahoo.com/group/basingstokeastros/             basingstokeastros  - Basingstoke AS

http://www.mapug-astronomy.net                                               Meade Advanced Products User Group

http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/stellacam/                         Stellacam

http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/UncensoredTakGroup        Discussion group - Takahashi owners and fans

http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/sbig                                   Santa Barbara Instrument Group

http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/Losmandy_users/              Losmandy German Equatoril Mounts

http://groups.google.com/group/sci.astro.amateur/topics          sci.astro.amateur

 

 

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