Astronomy Awareness, Buy & Sell, News, & Resources

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Ancient Astronomy:
www.archaeoastronomy.com Archaeoastronomy as part of Earth's history.
www.bluhorizonlines.org Archaeoastronomy in Ireland.
www.mythicalireland.com Archaeoastronomy in Ireland.

Astronomy Buy & Sell:
www.astrobuysell.com Canada's online astronomy buy and sell - sellers choice to ship worldwide.
www.astromart.com Online classifieds & astronomy buy & sell.
www.betapointer.com To purchase one of those infamous 'green lasers'.
www.ebay.ie Still, you never know what you might find!
www.readireland.ie Online retailing bookstore, based in Dublin, with many titles on astronomy, including Irish interests.

Note: proper business retailers are listed in the 'Telescopes' thread.

Astronomy News:
physicsweb.org Physics & Sciences news website.
www.space.com Contains different science and astronomy news sections.
www.spacedaily.com Another space and astronomy news website.
www.spaceflightnow.com News site maintained by Astronomy Now.
www.universetoday.com Daily portal to online news stories and articles.

Astronomy Resources:
clavius.as.arizona.edu/vo/R1024/VO.html The Vatican Observatory, one of the oldest astronomical research institutions in the world.
curious.astro.cornell.edu Curious about something in Astronomy? Ask an astronomer here!
higgo.com/quantum/laymans.htm A lazy layman's guide to Quantum Physics.
imagine.gsfc.nasa.gov NASA's "Imagine The Universe!" website.
www.acmhainn.ie/tearmai/realt.htm Online English to Irish dictionary of astronomy and science words etc.
www.amsky.com/yellowpages The online "Astronomy Yellow Pages".
www.asahi-net.or.jp/~zs3t-tk/atlas/atlas.htm Online charts able to print out to A3 size - make your own star atlas!
www.eso.org The European Southern Observatory (ESO) operates an astronomical observatory in the southern hemisphere.
www.iau.org Homepage of the International Astronomical Union (IAU).
www.nightskyobserver.com Astronomy portal & home of the Photon e-zine.
www.nineplanets.org/names.html Astronomical Names and how they're assigned.
www.ntp-systems.com/software_download.as...ymmtime_download.asp Synchronizes your PC/laptop time with an atomic clock.
www.r-clarke.org.uk/starting_astro1.htm Getting Started in Astronomy - choosing your first telescope.
www.usno.navy.mil/ The U.S. Naval Observatory is one of the oldest scientific agencies in the world.

Light Pollution Awareness:
www.darksky.org Homepage of the International Darksky Association (IDA)
www.dark-skies.org The British Astronomical Association's Campaign for Dark Skies (CfDS).
www.darksky-symposium2005.be The European Symposium for the Protection of the Night Sky.
www.irishastronomy.org/ilpac Homepage of the Irish Light Pollution Awareness Campaign (ILPAC).

Star Charts On The World Wide Web
www.asahi-net.or.jp/~zs3t-tk/atlas_85/atlas_85.htm Taki's online & FREE to use down to Magnitude 8.5 Star Atlas - in pdf format, simply download and print.
www.asahi-net.or.jp/~zs3t-tk/atlas/atlas.htm Taki's online & FREE to use down to Magnitude 6.5 Star Atlas, for naked eye observers - in pdf format, simply download and print.
www.cloudynights.com/item.php?item_id=1052 FREE Online star charts down to Magnitude 7 - in pdf format, simply download and print.

Variable Stars:
homepage.eircom.net/~irishas/vsog/vsog.htm The Variable Star Observers Group (VSOG).
www.aavso.org The American Association of Variable Star Observers homepage.
www.kusastro.kyoto-u.ac.jp/vsnet Variable Star Network (VSNET)homepage.
www.theastronomer.org/variables.html A very extensive list of variables worth watching.

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Midlands Astronomy Club.
Radio Presenter (Midlands 103), Space Enthusiast, Astronomy Outreach Co-ordinator.
Former IFAS Chairperson and Secretary.
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