Links 

If You Have Suggestions For Additional Links, Please E-mail Us!

We're Always Keeping Our Ears Open For New Links!

This Section Is For Links Submitted By Visitors.

 

Keri Evans, a science teacher, sent me this link

Astronomy and Astrobiology - Life Beyond Our Home On Earth

This link was submitted by Jen Brown from New York - The Ultimate Beginners Guide To Astronomy

This link suggestion came from a young girl scout in Illinois who was studying for her Space Science badge.

Home Science: Backyard Astronomy Basics

Here's a new site which offers telescope advice and other resources for kids. 

It was suggested by students at the Brenham Community Center in Brenham Texas. 

I was told that some cake would reward the kids for their find!

Telescope and Astronomy Resources for Kids

 

Here's a link suggested by some students from El Paso County Colorado. It's pretty neat!  High Five Guys!

LiveWatch

 

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)

 

Astronomy For Kids and Beginners 

    http://www.kidsastronomy.com/   Astronomy for Kids

http://starchild.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/StarChild/  Another website for Children

http://www.frontiernet.net/~kidpower/astronomy.html  Another website for kids

http://www.ellejet.com/jets-observing-the-skys.php - This website was submitted by school students who visited this site.

 

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

 

NOAA Spaceweather Prediction Center

https://www.spaceweatherlive.com/

The Interplanetary Magnetic Field

SolarHam

University of Alaska - Fairbanks - Geophysical Institute

Solar Terestrial Dispatch Homepage

http://www.spaceweather.com/

https://cdn.softservenews.com/Aurora.htm

http://www.aurora-service.org/aurora-forecast/

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!

http://www.sciencedaily.com/news/space_time/astronomy/   A Daily Astronomy Update

http://www.astronomynow.com/   A British Astronomy Magazine

Wilmann-Bell Inc.    An excellent source for astronomy books, atlases, and software!

http://www.astronomycafe.net/   The Astronomy Café

 

Astrophotography

http://panther-observatory.com/

http://www.astropix.com/

http://www.astrocruise.com/

http://www.astronomie.be/registax/index.html  Freeware Stacking Software For Digital Astrophotography

https://www.prodigitalsoftware.com/AstroFlatProSpecialOffer.html If you have PhotoShop and process your own photos.

https://www.cloudynights.com/articles/cat/articles/darv-drift-alignment-by-robert-vice-r2760  Here's a way to polar align your mount for astrophotography.

Telescopes and Associated Equipment

http://www.skyandtelescope.com/equipment/basics/12511616.html   Advice on your 1st telescope

http://science.howstuffworks.com/telescope.htm  Information on telescopes

The New Coulter Optical Company (Telescopes)

Tele Vue (Telescopes)

Telescopes and Associated Materials - ( The Astronomy Mall! )

http://www.astromart.com/   Astronomy Classified Ads

http://www.cloudynights.com/classifieds/index.php    Astronomy Classified Ads and Telescope Reviews

http://www.obsessiontelescopes.com/    Obsession Telescopes!

  Telescope Collimation 1

  Telescope Collimation 2

  Telescope Collimation 3

  Telescope Collimation 4

Astronomical Computer Programs and Star Charts!

 
https://www.certstaff.com/classes/astronomy-computer-games-kids.html  - Astronomy Software Games For Kids!

http://freeware.intrastar.net/astronmy.htm    Freeware Astronomy Programs

http://www.midnightkite.com/software.html    Freeware Astronomy Programs

http://www.davidpaulgreen.com/software.html   Freeware Astronomy Programs

Deep Sky   Deepsky Observing Planning Software  "THE SKY"

http://www.ap-i.net/skychart/   Cartes du Ciel – Freeware Star Charts!

Deep Sky Watch   Deep Sky Hunter Star Atlas

http://www.astro-tom.com/messier/messier_finder_charts/messier_maps.htm  Messier Object Finder Charts With Telrad Overlays

http://www.midnightkite.com/ - Downloadable Star Charts

http://www.skymaps.com/ - Free Monthly Charts With Ephemeris

 

 

Looking For Comets?

http://www.aerith.net/comet/weekly/current.html

http://cometchasing.skyhound.com/

https://in-the-sky.org/data/comets.php

https://theskylive.com/comets

 

 

Special Interest Links In Astronomy 

The NASA Homepage!
NASA Homepage

http://www.worldwidetelescope.org/home

Deepsky2000 - Despite it's name, this site is current.  It's s blog and has some nice links to free astronomy software!

NakedEyePlanets.com - A wealth of information on the planets including how to find them for beginners!

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

http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/hubble/main/index.html  NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope Site

http://hubblesite.org/     The Hubble Space Telescope Official Site

http://www.stsci.edu/resources/   The Space Telescope Science Institute

http://www.universetoday.com  Universe Today - This site contains information on space exploration and astronomy news which is updated each weekday!

http://archive.ncsa.uiuc.edu/Cyberia/Cosmos/CosmicMysteryTour.html  Take the Cosmic Mystery Tour

http://exoplanet.eu/   Want to know the current number of planets currently known outside our solar system?

http://coolcosmos.ipac.caltech.edu/cosmic_classroom/multiwavelength_astronomy/multiwavelength_astronomy/   Astronomy in different wavelengths

http://shadowandsubstance.com/     This site features shockwave simulations for current events in the sky.

http://www.aavso.org/    The American Association of Variable Star Observers

http://solar-center.stanford.edu/    A Source of Solar Information

http://www.michielb.nl/od95/  Basic Solar Information with videos

http://sohowww.nascom.nasa.gov/     Solar & Heliospheric Observatory

 http://astro.unl.edu/naap/splash/    Nebraska Astronomy Applet Collection

http://meteorshowersonline.com/index.html    Information on meteors

 http://www.imo.net/    The International Meteor Association

 http://www.amsmeteors.org/    The American Meteor Society

 http://www.cleardarksky.com/csk/    The Clear Sky Clock

  http://darksitefinder.com/map/   Need to find a dark sky?

 

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

http://obs.nineplanets.org/obs/obslist.html   A site containing links to other amateur observatories

http://www.griffithobservatory.org/   Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles

 http://www.laas.org/   The Los Angeles Astronomical Society

 

 

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