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Totally Dedicated To Astronomy.

If You're Looking For Astronomy Links, This Is The Right Place!


Would You Like To Join An Area Astronomy Club?

Check Out The Platte Valley Astronomical Observers
(Click This Title)

Consider attending a Star Party!

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Astronomy For Kids and Beginners  Another website for Children  Another website for kids

What Are The Chances Of Seeing
An Auroral Display Tonight? Check It Out!

NOAA Spaceweather Prediction Center

The Interplanetary Magnetic Field


University of Alaska - Fairbanks - Geophysical Institute

Solar Terestrial Dispatch Homepage

How About A Site Which Allows You To Find Several Satellites From Your Location?

This Should Get You Off Your Seat Most Any Night!

Astronomical Magazines, Books Etc

  Astronomy Magazine

Sky Publishing Corporation (Sky and Telescope Magazine and a wealth of other materials!   A Daily Astronomy Update   A British Astronomy Magazine   The Astronomy Cafe

Astrophotography  HDR Astrophotography  Freeware Stacking Software For Digital Astrophotography If you have PhotoShop and process your own photos.  Here's a way to polar align your mount for astrophotography.

Telescopes and Associated Equipment

Telescope Guide - Best Telescope Reviews, Advice, and More   Advice on your 1st telescope  Information on telescopes

The New Coulter Optical Company (Telescopes)

Tele Vue (Telescopes)   Astronomy Classified Ads    Astronomy Classified Ads and Telescope Reviews    Obsession Telescopes!

  Telescope Collimation 1

  Telescope Collimation 3

  Telescope Collimation 4

Astronomical Computer Programs and Star Charts!  - Astronomy Software Games For Kids!    Freeware Astronomy Programs    Freeware Astronomy Programs

Deep Sky   Deepsky Observing Planning Software  "THE SKY"   Cartes du Ciel – Freeware Star Charts!

Deep Sky Watch   Deep Sky Hunter Star Atlas  Messier Object Finder Charts With Telrad Overlays - Downloadable Star Charts - Free Monthly Charts With Ephemeris


Meteors  Meteor showers from space!    The International Meteor Association    The American Meteor Society

Upcoming Eclipses In North America!

Annular Eclipse of the Sun 10-14-2023  Eclipse glasses needed! This animation shows information for all of North America. 

Partial Eclipse of the Sun 10-14-2023  Eclipse glasses needed!  Here in Central Nebraska we won't see an annular eclipse. We will see a partial eclipse.  The linked page is for O'Neill and can be modified for other sites.   

Total Eclipse of the Sun 4-8-2024   Link 1 - Google Maps link which allows for zooming in anywhere along the path of totality.  Clicking on a location gives the ephemeris at that location!  Link 2 - Shows an animation of the moon's shadow and climate data on cloud cover statistics to select a location along the path of totality with lowest chances of cloud cover. Link 3 - More maps of the path of totality!


Special Interest Links In Astronomy 

The NASA Homepage!
NASA Homepage

Deepsky2000 - Despite it's name, this site is current.  It's s blog and has some nice links to free astronomy software! - A wealth of information on the planets including how to find them for beginners!   Astronomy Picture of the Day  NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope Site     The Hubble Space Telescope Official Site   The Space Telescope Science Institute  Universe Today - This site contains information on space exploration and astronomy news which is updated each weekday!  Take the Cosmic Mystery Tour   Want to know the current number of planets currently known outside our solar system?     This site features shockwave simulations for current events in the sky.    The American Association of Variable Star Observers    A Source of Solar Information     Solar & Heliospheric Observatory    Nebraska Astronomy Applet Collection    The Clear Sky Clock   Need to find a dark sky? - What's in the sky tonight - Astronomy Planning made easy.

To Learn About Light Pollution And What You Can Do To Control Its Spread!
Check Out Our Light Pollution Page With Its Links!


 Information On O'Neill, Holt County, And Nebraska 

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O'Neill Nebraska

O'Neill Chamber of Commerce

Holt County Economic Development


Links To Other Astronomy Clubs, Organizations, and Observatories   

 Prairie Astronomy Club, Lincoln NE
 Omaha Astronomical Society
 The Astronomical Society of the Pacific
 The Astronomical League

 Astronomers Without Borders   A site containing links to other amateur observatories   Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles   The Los Angeles Astronomical Society


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