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20 years 5 months ago #1200 by finnjim2001
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Over the next few days i'm going to ge through the section here and pull out all the web sites with a description of each. Just to make it easier.
I think what i'll do is create a page of links and upload it to the files section. Feel free to pm me with any links or sections that you would like to see. Like me i.m sure ye have bookmarks of useful sites on your own pcs.

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20 years 5 months ago #1278 by johnflannery
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hi Jim,

here goes on the sites I've quoted on the back of the Sky-High 2004 annual that we produce for the IAS.

regards,

John F.
SDAS


The pick of the Internet:

The Sun
www.spaceweather.com -- find out when the next display of northern lights is due
www.bbso.njit.edu -- solar images daily

Eclipses
sunearth.gsfc.nasa.gov/eclipse -- lunar and solar eclipse information from NASA scientist Fred Espenak. Also carries details of the transit of Venus this June

Atmospheric optics
www.sundog.clara.co.uk/atoptics/phenom.htm -- wonderful site on optical effects in the atmosphere
www.polarimage.fi -- stunning photographs by Pekka Parviainen

Comets and Meteors
encke.jpl.nasa.gov -- Charles Morris’ site of comet observations worldwide
www.ast.cam.ac.uk/~jds/ -- British Astronomical Association’s comet section website
www.imo.net -- webpage of the International Meteor Organisation

Sites of Irish interest
www.irishastronomy.org -- newsgroup and links to the Irish astronomical community
www.science.ie — news on science in Ireland from Forfas
www.dunsink.dias.ie — National Observatory in Dublin
www.birrcastleireland.com — site of the Great Leviathan telescope built by the Third Earl of Rosse
www.iscan.ie -- the Irish Science Centre Awareness Network

Planetaria
www.armagh-planetarium.co.uk
homepage.eircom.net/~planetarium — Schull in Cork
www.worldwidelasers.com — museum situated on the Inishowen Peninsula in Greencastle, Co. Donegal

Telescope dealers in Ireland
www.andromedaoptics.com — based in Dublin
www.mccreaa.freeserve.co.uk — North Down ‘scopes

Magazines
www.skyandtelescope.com
www.astronomy.com

Education and observing
www.badastronomy.com — righting astro wrongs
www.astrosociety.org -- great resources from the Astronomical Society of the Pacific
www.astroleague.org — observing handbooks and lists

News
www.nightskyobserver.com -- IAS member Gary Nugent’s comprehensive news links
www.astro.uni-bonn.de/~dfischer/index.html -- latest astronomy and space news from Daniel Fischer
science.nasa.gov/default.htm -- interesting and timely articles written by Nasa scientists
www.universetoday.com
www.spaceflightnow.com/news/index.html
www.spacedaily.com
www.space.com

History
www.astro.uni-bonn.de/~pbrosche/astoria.html -- History of Astronomy working group
lindahall.org/pubserv/hos/stars/welcome.htm -- a wonderfully illustrated history of the star atlas

Satellite and Iridium flare predictions
www.heavens-above.com — ISS passes for your location

Spaceflight
www.floridatoday.com/news/space/index.htm
www.jpl.nasa.gov/calendar
www.russianspaceweb.com
www.esa.int
oposite.stsci.edu/ — Hubble space telescope
www.nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov — database of spacecraft details

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20 years 5 months ago #1295 by finnjim2001
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cheers john

between that list and what i have i'll hopefully have a page up by the weekend. time permitting

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20 years 5 months ago #1297 by albertw
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Solar:
www.spacew.com - Aurora watches etc.

Reference/Education:
www.arxiv.org - journal database
adswww.harvard.edu/ - The NASA Astrophysics Data System More Journals etc.

Telescopes:
www.weasner.com/etx/menu.html The Mighty ET site
groups.yahoo.com/group/LXD55telescopes/ LXD55 group

Light Pollution:
www.irishastronomy.org/ilpac - ILPAC
www.darksky.org - IDA
www.dark-skies.org - CfDS

Cheers,
~Al

Albert White MSc FRAS
Chairperson, International Dark Sky Association - Irish Section
www.darksky.ie/

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20 years 5 months ago #1301 by finnjim2001
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Well a page is up. Its in the files/resources section and is called IFASlinks.html. Feel free to download and use where ever you like. It's a work in progress and i'll have to go back and add als sites as well as some more of my own. I'll keep ye updated as i update it. 8)

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20 years 5 months ago #1385 by finnjim2001
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