Web Links

The Observer's Handbook contains a number of recommended links to additional astronomy resources. This page includes live hyperlinks that will allow you to access these resources more easily. Happy exploring!

  • Access the websites listed in Selected Internet Resources on page 15 of the 2018 Observer’s Handbook.
  • Access all the websites listed in the 2018 Observer’s Handbook, listed by page.

Selected Internet Resources

From Page 15 of the 2018 Observer's Handbook

www.aavso.org American Association of Variable Star Observers (p. 298)
www.alpo-astronomy.org Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers (p. 221)
www.astrosociety.org Astronomical Society of the Pacific (p. 18)
www.astronomy.com Astronomy magazine (p. 10)
www.asc-csa.gc.ca Canadian Space Agency
www.cleardarksky.com/csk Clear Sky Chart, by Attilla Danko (p. 78)
astronomerswithoutborders.org Astronomers Without Borders
www.MrEclipse.com Eclipse photography and safety (p. 143)
heritage.stsci.edu Hubble Heritage Site, access to HST images
www.cbat.eps.harvard.edu/index.html International Astronomical Union Central Bureau (p. 7); see also www.iau.org
darksky.org International Dark-Sky Association (p. 79)
www.imo.net International Meteor Organization (p. 254)
www.lunar-occultations.com/iota International Occultation Timing Association (p. 163)
www.jpl.nasa.gov Jet Propulsion Laboratory, activities for adults and kids
www.uqac.ca/miac Meteorites and Impacts Advisory Committee, Canadian Space Agency (p. 256)
cdsads.u-strasbg.fr NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS); bibliographic database, access to millions of articles
eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/eclipse.html NASA eclipse site (p. 143)
ned.ipac.caltech.edu NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database (p. 334)
spaceflight.nasa.gov NASA space flight site giving current information on Space Shuttle missions and ISS activities
www.rasc.ca/handbook Observer's Handbook Web site (ifc)
planetary.org Planetary Society—contains over 2000 pages of information about space exploration
www.rasc.ca The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (p. 7)
www.saguaroastro.org Saguaro Astronomy Club, includes observing list database (p. 87)
www.heavens-above.com Satellite tracking information, including International Space Station
simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad SIMBAD astronomical database
skyandtelescope.com Sky & Telescope and Sky Publishing (p. 10)
www.skynews.ca SkyNews-Canada's astronomy magazine published by the RASC (p. 10)
www.stsci.edu Space Telescope Science Institute; access to Digitized Sky Survey
www.seds.org Students for the Exploration and Development of Space
vizier.u-strasbg.fr/viz-bin/VizieR VizieR service; access to most astronomical catalogues

Web Resources

Page-by-Page Listing of Web Resources, other than page 15 of the 2018 Observer's Handbook

http://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il//user/register p. 7 Transient Name Server
www.minorplanetcenter.net/iau/info/TechInfo.html p. 7 Minor Planet Reports
iopscience.iop.org p. 10 Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific
www.apple.com/itunes p. 10 Apple iTunes
appworld.blackberry.com/webstore p. 10 Blackberry Apps World
www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/windows-10-apps p. 10 Windows Store
market.android.com p. 10 Android Market
portico.org/stable?au=pgg3ztf87mt p. 10 Andrew Fraknoi’s article in Astronomy Education Review
www.aao.gov.au p. 11 Anglo-Australian Observatory—Siding Spring, Australia
rsaa.anu.edu.au/observatories

p. 11

Mount Stromlo Observatory—Canberra, Australia

www.perthobservatory.com.au

p. 11

Perth Observatory—Bickley, Australia

www.mpifr-bonn.mpg.de/effelsberg

p. 11

Effelsberg Radio Telescope—Effelsberg, Germany

www.rog.nmm.ac.uk

p. 11

Greenwich Observatory—Greenwich, England

www.jb.man.ac.uk

p. 11

Lovell Radio Telescope—Jodrell Bank, England

www.arm.ac.uk/home.html

p. 11

Armagh Observatory—Armagh, Northern Ireland

birrcastle.com/telescope-astronomy

p. 11

“Leviathan” Great Telescope—Birr, Ireland

www.ing.iac.es/Astronomy/
telescopes/int

p. 11

Isaac Newton Telescope—La Palma, Canary Islands

www.stjohnsrasc.ca/star-party.shtml

p. 11

Butterpot Star Party—Butter Pot Prov. Park, Newfoundland

www.smu.ca/academics/departments/astronomy-and-physics.html
ap/bgo.shtml

p. 11

Burke-Gaffney Observatory—Halifax, Nova Scotia

halifax.rasc.ca/ne/home.html

p. 11

Nova East—Smileys Provincial Park, Nova Scotia

halifax.rasc.ca/sco.html

p. 11

St. Croix Observatory—St. Croix, Nova Scotia

www.deepskyeye.com

p. 11

Deep Sky Eye Observatory—Quinan, Nova Scotia

www.naic.edu/general

p. 11

Arecibo Observatory—Arecibo, Puerto Rico

www.eso.org/paranal/site/
paranal.html

p. 11

Paranal Observatory (ESO)—Cerro Paranal, Chile

www.lco.cl

p. 11

Las Campanas Observatory—Cerro Las Campanas, Chile

https://www.gemini.edu/pio/

p. 11

Gemini South Observatory—Cerro Pachon, Chile

www.eso.org/sci/facilities/lasilla.html

p. 11

La Silla Observatory—Cerro La Silla, Chile

www.ctio.noao.edu

p. 11

Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory—Cerro Tololo, Chile

omm.craq-astro.ca

p. 11

Mont Mégantic Observatory—Mont Mégantic, Quebec

www.stellafane.com

p. 11

Stellafane—Springfield, Vermont

astrosurf.com/cdadfs/
cafta.html

p. 11

CAFTA—St-Timothée, Québec

rascmontreal.org/moon/
our-observatory

p. 11

Bellevue Observatory—Montréal, Québec

www.sciencetech.technomuses.ca

p. 12

Helen Sawyer Hogg Observatory—Ottawa, Ontario

science.nrao.edu/facilities/gbt

p. 12

Green Bank Telescope—Green Bank, West Virginia

www.hamiltonrasc.ca/club-observatory/

p. 12

Hamilton Centre Observatory—Waterdown, Ontario

www.pitt.edu/~aobsvtry

p. 12

Allegheny Observatory—Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

rascto.ca/content/
ec-carr-astronomical-observatory-cao

p. 12

Carr Astronomical Observatory—Collingwood, Ontario

www.nyaa.ca/starfest.htm

p. 12

Starfest—Mount Forest, Ontario

www.sno.phy.queensu.ca

p. 12

Sudbury Neutrino Observatory—Creighton, Ontario

www.scas.org/Home/winterStarParty

p. 12

Winter Star Party—Camp Wesumkee, Florida

gordonspark.com/astronomynights

p. 12

Manitoulin Star Party—Gordon's Park, Ontario

www.rascwindsor.com/pages/
hallam-observatory.php

p. 12

Hallam Observatory—Comber, Ontario

www.prairieskies.org

p. 12

Prairie Skies Star Party—Bourbonnais, Illinois

astro.uchicago.edu/yerkes

p. 12

Yerkes Observatory—Williams Bay, Wisconsin

texasstarparty.org

p. 12

Texas Star Party—Fort Davis, Texas

www.as.utexas.edu/mcdonald/mcdonald.html

p. 12

McDonald Observatory—Fort Davis, Texas

regina.rasc.ca/observatory-tours

p. 12

Kalium Observatory—Regina, Saskatchewan

www.apo.nmsu.edu

p. 12

Apache Point Observatory—Sunspot, New Mexico

www.usask.ca/rasc/sleaford.html

p. 12

Sleaford Observatory—Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

www.vla.nrao.edu

p. 12

Very Large Array—Socorro, New Mexico

www.usask.ca/rasc/starparty.html

p. 12

Saskatchewan Summer Star Party—Cypress Hills Park, SK

skycenter.arizona.edu

p. 12

Steward Observatory—Tucson, Arizona

www.sao.arizona.edu/FLWO/whipple.html

p. 12

Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory—Amado, Arizona

www.noao.edu/kpno

p. 12

Kitt Peak National Observatory—Tucson, Arizona

www.lowell.edu

p. 12

Lowell Observatory—Flagstaff, Arizona

www.nofs.navy.mil

p. 13

U.S. Naval Observatory—Flagstaff, Arizona

calgary.rasc.ca/tourrequest.htm

p. 13

Wilson Coulee Observatory—Okotoks, Alberta

calgary.rasc.ca/asp.htm

p. 13

Alberta Star Party—Caroline, Alberta

www.rtmcastronomyexpo.org

p. 13

Riverside Telescope Makers Conference—Camp Oakes, California

www.astro.caltech.edu/palomar

p. 13

Palomar Observatory—San Diego, California

www.mtwilson.edu

p. 13

Mt. Wilson Observatory—Pasadena, California

www.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/eng/solutions/
facilities/drao.html

p. 13

Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory—Penticton, B.C.

www.mksp.ca

p. 13

Mount Kobau Star Party—Osoyoos, B.C.

oregonstarparty.org

p. 13

Oregon Star Party—Ochoco National Forest, Oregon

www.merrittastronomical.com

p. 13

Fall Star Quest—Loon Lake, British Columbia

www.tmspa.com

p. 13

Table Mountain Star Party—Ellensburg, Washington

www.parks.wa.gov/512/Goldendale-Observatory

p. 13

Goldendale Observatory—Goldendale, Washington

pmo-sun.uoregon.edu

p. 13

Pine Mountain Observatory—Pine Mountain, Oregon

mthamilton.ucolick.org

p. 13

Lick Observatory—San Jose, California

pgrasc.org/about/tours/

p. 13

Prince George Centre Observatory—Prince George, British Columbia

www.spacecentre.ca/gordon-southam-observatory

p. 13

Gordon Southam Observatory—Vancouver, British Columbia

www.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/eng/
solutions/facilities/dao.html

p. 13

Dominion Astrophysical Observatory—Victoria, British Columbia

https://victoria.rasc.ca/search/rascals

p. 13

RASCALS Star Party—Malahat, British Columbia

www.eaobservatory.org/jcmt/

p. 13

James Clerk Maxwell Telescope—Mauna Kea, Hawaii

www.cfht.hawaii.edu

p. 13

Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope—Mauna Kea, Hawaii

www.gemini.edu/pio/

p. 13

Gemini North—Mauna Kea, Hawaii

www.fiske.colorado.edu/beta

p. 13

Fiske Planetarium—Boulder, Colorado

www.sparkscience.ca

p. 13

TELUS Spark—Calgary, Alberta

www.adlerplanetarium.org

p. 13

Adler Planetarium—Chicago, Illinois

www.starhop.com/plan-your-visit

p. 14

McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center—Concord, New Hampshire

telusworldofscienceedmonton.ca/exhibits-events/
rasc-observatory

p. 14

TELUS World of Science—Edmonton, Alberta

www.astronomynovascotia.ca

p. 14

Halifax Planetarium—Halifax, Nova Scotia

www.physics.mcmaster.ca/planetarium

p. 14

W.J. McCallion Planetarium—Hamilton, Ontario

www.hmns.org/planetarium/

p. 14

Burke Baker Planetarium—Houston

www.griffithobservatory.org/programs/
soplanetarium.html

p. 14

Samuel Oschin Planetarium—Los Angeles

www.astrolab-parc-national-mont-megantic.org

p. 14

ASTROLab du Mont Mégantic—Mont Mégantic, Québec

espacepourlavie.ca/planetarium

p. 14

Planétarium de Montréal—Montréal, Québec

www.mysticseaport.org

p. 14

Mystic Seaport Planetarium—Mystic

https://www.amnh.org/our-research/
hayden-planetarium

p. 14

Hayden Planetarium—New York

www.omsi.edu/planetarium

p. 14

Harry C. Kendall Planetarium—Portland

www.slsc.org

p. 14

James S. McDonnell Planetarium—St. Louis

http://www.ontariosciencecentre.ca/
exhibitsandshows/#exhibit5

p. 14

Ontario Science Centre—Toronto

www.spacecentre.ca

p. 14

MacMillan Planetarium—Vancouver

airandspace.si.edu/theater-type/
albert-einstein-planetarium

p. 14

Albert Einstein Planetarium—Washington

www.northernlightscentre.ca

p. 14

Northern Lights—Watson Lake, Yukon

www.sfsm.org/planetarium.html

p. 14

Aldrin Planetarium—West Palm Beach

manitobamuseum.ca/main/blogs/science

p. 14

Manitoba Planetarium—Winnipeg

www.rasc.ca/education-public-outreach

p. 16

RASC Education and Public Outreach

www.learner.org/teacherslab/pup

p. 16

Private Universe Project; Seasons, scale of the Universe, Moon phases

www.sundials.co.uk/projects.htm

p. 16

Building a Sundial

sohowww.nascom.nasa.gov

p. 17

Daily images of Sun

www.exploratorium.edu/ronh/solar_system

p. 17

Build a scale model of the Solar System

education.microsoft.com/skype-in-the-classroom/overview

p. 17

Communicating around the world

www.dibonsmith.com/constel.htm

p. 17

Maps of the Constellations

https://www.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/docs/
education/planisphere_e.pdf

p. 17

Build a Planisphere

www.astrosociety.org/edu/publications/tnl/44/lightpoll.html

p. 17

Light Pollution

www.nthelp.com/eer/HOAtpss.html

p. 17

The Toilet-Paper Solar System

www.noao.edu/education/peppercorn/pcmain.html

p. 17

The Peppercorn Earth

www.exploratorium.edu/ronh/solar_system

p. 18

Build your own Solar System

lco.global/education/activity/
craters-classroom

p. 18

Simulate meteorite impacts

www.noao.edu/education/crecipe.html

p. 18

"Creating a Comet"

www.exploratorium.edu/ronh

p. 18

Age and Weight calculators for other planets

galileoscope.org

p. 18

Galileoscope

www.astrosociety.org/edu/astro/
astropubs/how_to.html

p. 18

Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP) Project ASTRO

www.astrosociety.org/publication/
universe-in-the-classroom/

p. 18

ASP teachers' newsletter

www.starlab.com

p. 18

Project STAR

www.skynews.ca

p. 18

SkyNews magazine

www.astrosociety.org/education/
activities/astroacts.html

p. 18

teaching activities

www.aavso.org/greek-letters

p. 19

Greek letters spelling variations

ssd.jpl.nasa.gov

p. 22

Minor planet orbital and physical elements

ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/?satellites

p. 24

Satellite orbital and physical elements

planetarynames.wr.usgs.gov/Page/Planets

p. 25

names of the satellites

https://www.skyandtelescope.com/observing/
the-martian-moons-in-200708

p. 25

Martian moons locator

einstein.stanford.edu

p. 28

CODATA physical constants

physics.nist.gov/cuu/Constants

p. 29

CODATA physical constants

heavens-above.com

p. 38

Heavens Above satellite finder

maia.usno.navy.mil/search/search.html

p. 44

Radio time signals

toshi.nofs.navy.mil

p. 44

International Earth Rotation And Reference Systems Service

www.webexhibits.org/daylightsaving

p. 45

Daylight Saving Time information

www.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/eng/services/time/
time_zones.html

p. 45

Canadian time zones

www.time.gov

p. 45

U.S. time zones

time5.nrc.ca

p. 47

Internet time service

www.nist.gov/pml/time-and-frequency-division/
services/internet-time-service-its

p. 47

Internet time service

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Julian_day

p. 47

Julian Date

www.clarkvision.com/visastro

p. 57

Visual Astronomy

www.bbastrodesigns.com/visual.html

p. 57

Visual Astronomy

www.skyandtelescope.com/astronomy-resources/
spectacles-for-spectacular-skies

p. 59

Spectacles for astro-viewing

www.optego.com

p. 59

Night Myopia Diagnostic Flippers

www.rasc.ca/lpa/sky-quality-measurement-project

p. 68

Sky Quality Measurement Project

www.bogan.ca/astro/optics/maglimit.html

p. 68

LTM - LVM relationship

www.backyardastronomy.com/Backyard_Astronomy/
Downloads_files/Appendix%20C-Polar.pdf

p. 71

Polar alignment

eclipsophile.com

p. 73

Weather forecasts and maps

weather.unisys.com/satellite/infrared.php

p. 74

Infrared satellite images

weather.gc.ca/radar/

p. 75

RADAR loops

www.intellicast.com

p. 75

Interactive weather maps

www.weatheroffice.ec.gc.ca/astro/
clds_vis_e.html

p. 75

Cloud forecast

ozoneaq.gsfc.nasa.gov

p. 76

Aerosol envelope forecasts

www.nrlmry.navy.mil/aerosol/
#currentaerosolmodeling

p. 76

Aerosol envelope forecasts

weather.gc.ca/astro/
transparence_e.html

p. 76

Transparency forecasts

weather.gc.ca/astro/seeing_e.html

p. 77

Seeing forecast

www.philhart.com/content/cloud-forecasts-astronomers

p. 78

Australian forecast-xxx

http://www.accuweather.com p. 78 USA forecasts
www.ies.org p. 80 Illuminating Engineering Society of North America
www.twanight.org p. 81 The World at Night
www.rasc.ca/committees/lp p. 81 RASC Light-Pollution Abatement Committee
www.rasc.ca/lpa/guidelines p. 84 DSP and USP lighting guidelines
www.rasc.ca/lpa p. 84 RASC Light-Pollution Abatement
www.rasc.ca/technology p. 84 Technical information
www.rasc.ca/sites/default/files/LPA_Special_Issue.pdf p. 84 RASC Light-Pollution Abatement Special Issue
www.rasc.ca/sites/default/files/obsform.pdf p. 86 Sample observing form
www.rasc.ca/astrosketchers-group p. 88 RASC Astrosketchers Group
www.perezmedia.net/beltofvenus p. 90 Sketching techniques
www.rasc.ca/lakomiak-lunar p. 90 Carol Lakomiak’s lunar tutorial
www.rasc.ca/lakomiak-sundso p. 90 Carol Lakomiak’s solar tutorial
www.asod.info p. 90 Astronomy Sketch of the Day (ASOD)
www.cloudynights.com p. 90 Cloudy Nights Sketching Forums
groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/RASCAG/info p. 93 RASC astrophotography online forum
www.cloudynights.com p. 93 Cloudy Nights online imaging forums
www.astronomie.be/registax p. 93 RegiStax image-stacking and processing freeware
deepskystacker.free.fr p. 93 DeepSkyStacker image-stacking and registration freeware
www.astropix.com p. 93 Catching the Light, astrophotography page
www.lex.sk.ca/astro/ p. 93 Tenho Tuomi’s Observatory
lunarcal.shawwebspace.ca p. 95 Lunar Calculator program
ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/?horizons p. 95 JPL Horizons ephemerides
eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/eclipse.html p. 123 Solar eclipse figures
eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/SEatlas/SEatlas.html p. 123 Eclipse figure atlas
www.eclipsewise.com/solar/SEsaros/SEsaros120.html p. 129 Saros 120 details
www.eclipsewise.com/lunar/LEsaros/LEsaros132.html p. 132 Saros 132 details
www.eclipsewise.com/solar/SEsaros/SEsaros125.html p. 134 Saros 125 details
www.eclipsewise.com/solar/JSEX/JSEX-index.html p. 134 Javascript Solar Eclipse Explorer
eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/JLEX/JLEX-index.html p. 142 Javascript Lunar Eclipse Explorer
eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/eclipse.html p. 143 NASA eclipse home page
www.eclipsewise.com/lunar/LEsaros/LEsaros137.html p. 136 Saros 137 details
eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/eclipse.html p. 143 NASA eclipse home page
www.eclipsewise.com/eclipse.html p. 143 EclipseWise Web site
www.mreclipse.com/MrEclipse.html p. 143 Eclipse photography and observing tips
eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/OH/OH2015.html p. 143 Eclipse additional information and updates
the-moon.wikispaces.com/Rükl+Index+Map p. 149 Photographic views of the lunar surface
wms.lroc.asu.edu/LROC p. 149 Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter mosaic
aa.usno.navy.mil/data/docs/RS_OneYear.php p. 151 USNO online rise/set calculator
aa.usno.navy.mil/data/docs/RS_OneYear.php p. 151 Online rise/set calculator
www.rasc.ca/observing/williamson-lunar-observing-certificate p. 161 Lunar-observing certificate program
lpod.wikispaces.com p. 161 Lunar Picture of the Day
www.poyntsource.com/IOTAmanual/Preview.htm p. 162 IOTA's online observing manual
www.occultations.org p. 163 International Occultation Timing Association
www.lunar-occultations.com/iota p. 163 occultation information
www.rasnz.org.nz p. 163 Royal Astronomical Society of New Zealand
 
occultation data
www.nrcan.gc.ca/earth-sciences/geography/topographic-information/maps/9783 p. 163 Canadian topographical maps
nationalmap.gov/ustopo p. 163 USGS maps
maps.google.ca p. 170 maps
www.timerson.net/IOTA p. 170 IOTA overlays
www.tides.gc.ca/eng/data/predictions/2015 p. 183 Canadian tide tables
www.tides.gc.ca/eng/data#s1 p. 183 Canadian tide tables
www.aavso.org/solar p. 188 AAVSO solar programs
www.alpo-astronomy.org/solarblog/ p. 188 ALPO solar astronomy site
science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-at-nasa/2014/10jun_solarminimax p. 188 Cycle 24 Sunspot Count
www.atoptics.co.uk/tiltsun.htm p. 188 Solar-tilt software site
www.noaa.org p. 188 NOAA solar observing
www.petermeadows.com/html/stonyhurst.html p. 188 Stonyhurst disks
britastro.org/baa/index.php p. 188 BAA solar site
sdo.gsfc.nasa.gov p. 188 Solar Dynamics Observatory
sohowww.nascom.nasa.gov p. 188 Solar and Heliospheric Observatory
www.swpc.noaa.gov p. 188 Space Weather Prediction Center
radiojove.gsfc.nasa.gov p. 188 Solar and Planetary Astronomy for Schools
www.solarham.net p. 188 Solar page for Ham Radio VE3EN
www.atoptics.co.uk/rainbows/ord34.htm p. 197 Higher-ordered rainbows
www.meteoros.de/haloe.htm p. 204 All about halos
www.philiplaven.com/index1.html p. 204 Water-drop optics
www.skyandtelescope.com/astronomy-equipment/equipment-diy/ p. 212 Cleaning optics S&T article
http://www.astromax.org/activities/2003/mars2003/sketching.htm p. 213 Sketching Mars
jupos.privat.t-online.de p. 225 Great Red Spot positions
www.skyandtelescope.com/observing/celestial-objects-to-watch/planets p. 225 GRS transit calculator
www.skyandtelescope.com/astronomy-news/secret-documents-rewrite-the-discovery-of-neptune/ p. 229 Discovery of Neptune article
http://www.imcce.fr/phemu p. 237 Galilean satellites observing campaign
www.stellarium.org p. 237 Saturn's satellites (MacOS, Linux, and Windows)
www.iau.org/public/themes/pluto/ p. 241 Dwarf and Minor Planets
www.minorplanetcenter.net/iau/MPEph/MPEph.html p. 244 Asteroid orbital elements
www.minorplanet.info p. 247 Lunar occultation information
www.asteroidoccultation.com/observations p. 248 Asteroidal occultation report forms
www.poyntsource.com/New/RASC_Events.htm p. 248 Interactive maps, star lists
www.poyntsource.com/New/Global.htm p. 248 Interactive maps, star lists
www.hristopavlov.net/OccultWatcher/publish.htm p. 248 Asteroidal occultation finder
www.ta3.sk/IAUC22DB/MDC2007/Dokumenty
 
/shower_nomenclature.php
p. 252 Meteor shower naming conventions
meteor.uwo.ca p. 255 Fireball observations
www.allsky.ca p. 255 All-sky camera network

fireballs.imo.net/members/imo/report_intro

p. 256

Fireball reports (global)

www.amsmeteors.org/members/fireball/
report-a-fireball

p. 256

Smartphone fireball reporting app

meteoriticalsociety.org/?page_id=59

p. 257

Meteoritical Society nomenclature guidelines

www.lpi.usra.edu/meteor

p. 257

Meteoritical Bulletin database

curator.jsc.nasa.gov/antmet/lmc/index.cfm

p. 258

Lunar meteorites

www.meteorites.wustl.edu/lunar/moon_meteorites.htm

p. 258

Lunar meteorites

curator.jsc.nasa.gov/antmet/mmc/index.cfm

p. 258

Martian meteorites

www.imca.cc/mars/martian-meteorites.htm

p. 258

Martian meteorites

www.passc.net/EarthImpactDatabase

p. 260

Meteorite crater database

minorplanetcenter.net/iau/Ephemerides/Comets

p. 264

Comet ephemerides

www.icq.eps.harvard.edu/CometMags.html

p. 264

Comet magnitudes

www.minorplanetcenter.net/iau/MPEph/MPEph.html

p. 264

Comet orbital elements

www.minorplanetcenter.net/iau/lists/CometResolution.html

p. 267

Comet designation convention

www.cbat.eps.harvard.edu/cometnameg.html

p. 267

Comet naming convention

vizier.u-strasbg.fr/viz-bin/VizieR?-source=B%2Fgcvs

p. 275

Catalogue of variable stars

pendientedemigracion.ucm.es/info/
Astrof/invest/actividad/spectra.html

p. 284

Spectra classification

ned.ipac.caltech.edu/level5/Gray/frames.html

p. 284

Richard Gray’s Digital Spectral Classification Atlas

www.appstate.edu/~grayro/MK/winmk.htm

p. 284

Digital Spectral Comparisons (Windows)

www.appstate.edu/~grayro/spectrum/ftp/download.html

p. 284

Digital Spectral Comparisons (Linux)

www.rspec-astro.com/star-analyser/

p. 284

Star Analyser

go.uis.edu/gratingspectra

p. 284

Slitless spectroscopy

www.rspec-astro.com/sample-projects/

p. 284

Spectroscopy examples

www.rspec-astro.com/sample-projects/

p. 284

Spectroscopy examples

www.astrosurf.com/buil/

p. 284

Spectroscopy examples

www.menkescientific.com/johnspage.html

p. 284

Spectroscopy examples

www.aavso.org/observing-campaigns#current

p. 284

AAVSO Observing Campaigns

www.recons.org/

p. 287

RECONS database

www.rasc.ca/sites/default/files/jrasc1998-10.pdf

p. 290

Solar neighbourhood

www.jdso.org

p. 291

Electronic journal for double-star observing

tdc-www.harvard.edu/catalogs/sao.html

p. 296

SAO Star Catalog

www.aavso.org/vsx

p. 299

Eclipsing binaries database

http://rr-lyr.irap.omp.eu/dbrr/index.php

p. 299

RR Lyr Database

www.aavso.org/visual-observing-manual

p. 303

Visual observing manual

www.aavso.org/WebObs

p. 303

Variable-star observations

www.clarkvision.com/

p. 309

Star size and surface brightness

www.univie.ac.at/webda/navigation.html

p. 311

Open Clusters lists

physwww.mcmaster.ca/~harris/WEHarris.html

p. 312

Globular cluster data

www.rasc.ca/handbook/supplements

p. 321

Dark nebulae information

nedwww.ipac.caltech.edu/level5

p. 334

NED compilation

www.qsl.net/SARA

p. 338

Society of Amateur Radio Astronomers

www.ukaranet.org.uk

p. 338

UK Amateur Radio Astronomy Network

okanagan-radio-astronomy.org/index.html

p. 338

RASC Okanagan Centre Radio Astronomy

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