Links & Resources

TOOLS

Clear Sky Chart
http://cleardarksky.com/csk/
Amateur astronomers forecast for clear and dark skies.

Heavens Above
http://www.heavens-above.com/
Provides predictions of visible satellite passes from any point on Earth.

Skymaps.com
http://www.skymaps.com/
Free monthly sky maps and monthly sky calendar.

Seeing Conditions & Transparancy
Seeing Conditions Chart
This handy chart helps you determine Seeing Conditions and Transparency when you’re out in the field.

Observation Questions
Questions to ask while observing
Questions to consider when viewing certain types of objects.

 

INFORMATIVE SITES

Astronomical League
http://www.astroleague.org/
Organization promoting astronomy for amateurs and the public.

International Dark Sky Association
http://www.darksky.org/
Organization raising light-pollution awareness.

NASA Space Weather Bureau
http://www.spaceweather.com/
Science news, real-time space weather forecasts.

The Constellations and their Stars
http://www.astro.wisc.edu/~dolan/constellations/
Contributed by Carrie, a student in Ms. Ward’s classroom in Delaware. Thanks Carrie!

One Minute Astronomer
http://www.oneminuteastronomer.com/sign-up-c/
Sign up to receive these informative astronomy emails.

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