This site is an archive of Seattle Astronomical Society's Website, which was maintained until June of 2013. This site is for historical preservation only.
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| General Astronomy Resources
International Dark-Sky Association
Astronomical Links for Everyone
provided by the University of Washington Astronomy Depatment
SKY Online - Home Page
Lots of useful information, sky charts, etc., customized to your
location, provided by Sky and Telescope magazine.
Amateur Telescope Maker's Resource List
The Amateur Telscope Making
Page Resources for building your own telescope
Educational Resources from the Astronomical Society of the Pacific
Google Moon. A collection of lunar maps and charts that explores the story of the Apollo missions, still the only time mankind has set foot on another world. .
Kid's Cosmos is a non-profit
organization making classroom presentations and teacher in-service
workshops in the Spokane area.
Astronomy as a Hobby. A website that advocates for persons with disabilities provides
resources for taking up astronomy as a hobby (whether or not you have a
| Newsletters & Current Events
S&T's Latest News items
current astronomical events, national weather, astronomy club
on StarDate from StarDate
Home Page and Skywatcher's
Que Tal Newsletter What's
up in the current sky?
Sky Watch - Sends
its subscribers a daily email on astronomical events such as
satellite passes and meteor showers that can be observed from
Seiichi Yoshida's Monthly Comet
STARDUST comet sample return mission.
| Star Parties, Conventions, etc.
Annual Optics Workshop at Western Washington University in Bellingham, Wash.
For browsers supporting frames: Table
Mountain Star Party north of Ellensburg, WA.
Mt Kobau Star Party, Osoyoos,
British Columbia, Canada.
Oregon Star Party at Indian Trail Springs in the Ochoco National Forest, in central Oregon high desert country approximately 190 miles east of Portland, Oregon.
Rocky Mountain Star Stare at Pike National Forest, about 60 miles west of Colorado Springs, CO, at Wolf's Run.
Stellafane Telescope Maker's Convention, Springfield, Vermont. Link for non-frames
Riverside Telescope Makers Meeting in Big Bear, California.
Texas Star Party near Fort Davis, Texas
AstroDay in Hilo, Hawaii.
Orion Nebula Star Party on Table Mountain, WA.
Commercial sources, with an emphasis on Pacific Northwest
Aurora Astro. Jim Bielaga's new store. "Your Northern Light in the Astronomy Business".
and Wild Bird, Inc. Telescopes, Spotting Scopes, Binoculars,
CCD Camera, Accessories for Astronomy and Bird Watching. Owners:
Herb and Paula York, firstname.lastname@example.org
Seattle, WA stocks telescopes, binoculars, astronomy books and
supplies and does optical repairs.
Willman-Bell, Inc Publishers
and Booksellers Serving Astronomers, has a wide selection of
astronomical books, star charts, and software.
BC Telescopes & Nature
Supplies. Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. Carries
the full line of Skywatcher telescopes, Antares & Omcon eye
pieces & accessories and Speers Waler eyepieces.
Heavens and Earth Science and Nature.
An online retailer selling Sky-Watcher telescopes, Antares,
ScopeTronix and EZTelescope items. Located in Surrey, BC (in
Vancouver) and members of the Fraser
Valley Astronomers Society
| NASA & Hubble Space Telescope
Hubble Space Telescope
- Latest Images and New