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Night Sky Info
Weekly information about the night sky and articles on selected astronomical topics.
The most popular astronomy-related podcast.
Current astronomy and space exploration news.
2012 - Beginning of the End or Why the World Won't End?
Debunking the fable!
"Mars will be as BIG as the Moon"
Debunking the email hoax!
Fort Worth Astronomical Society (FWAS)
(of which I am a current member, and club President, 2011-2012)
(of which FWAS is an active member organization)
Night Sky Network
(of which FWAS is an active member)
The Planetary Society
The world's largest space-interest group
The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History
Houses the Noble Planetarium and the Omni (IMAX) Theater as well as multiple hands-on exhibits.
The world's best-selling astronomy magazine.
Sky & Telescope Magazine
The premier magazine for people who are serious about amateur astronomy.
Astronomical Clear Sky Charts
Find out what your sky will be like tonight for viewing.
Live example shown - Arlington, TX (See full example at bottom of page.)
Observation Record Forms and Templates
Several blank observation forms.
Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD)
Some great photos each day.
Birthday Star Computer
See which star's LIGHT is as old as you are tonight.
AccuWeather's Astronomy Center
General weather relating to telescope viewing for your Zip Code.
Good definitions of basic telescope terms.
The N.A.A. Telescope Calculator
Figure what your telescope and eyepieces capabilities are.
Optical Terms and Characteristics of Telescopes
More information that explains terms used for telescopes.
Collimating a Newtonian Reflector Telescope
Great web video showing how to collimate your newtonian relfector.
List of Messier objects
This catalogue of objects is one of the most famous lists of astronomical objects.
Starry Night Astronomy Software
THE best astronomical software out there! Period!
Astronomy For Kids
Teach your children about astronomy with this website designed just for them.
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