Web Links


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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 Other Astronomical Links

 General Astronomy Resources

International Dark-Sky Association (IDA)
Astronomical Links for Everyone provided by the University of Washington Astronomy Depatment
SKY Online - Home Page
AstronomyDaily.com. Lots of useful information, sky charts, etc., customized to your location, provided by Sky and Telescope magazine.
Amateur Telescope Maker's Resource List Journal
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 disability.)

 Newsletters & Current Events

S&T's Latest News items
- current astronomical events, national weather, astronomy club links
Today on StarDate from StarDate Online
Abrams Planetarium Home Page and Skywatcher's Diary
Que Tal Newsletter What's up in the current sky?
North American Skies
SEDS SpaceViews
Sky Watch - Sends its subscribers a daily email on astronomical events such as satellite passes and meteor showers that can be observed from their location.

 Comet Information

Seiichi Yoshida's Monthly Comet Information
Project STARDUST comet sample return mission.

 Star Parties, Conventions, etc.

12th 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 browsers.
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.

 Astronomical Equipment

Commercial sources, with an emphasis on Pacific Northwest dealers

Aurora Astro. Jim Bielaga's new store. "Your Northern Light in the Astronomy Business".

Anacortes Telescope and Wild Bird, Inc. Telescopes, Spotting Scopes, Binoculars, CCD Camera, Accessories for Astronomy and Bird Watching. Owners: Herb and Paula York, ztrmann@fidalgo.net

Captain's Nautical, 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 Greater
Vancouver) and members of the Fraser Valley Astronomers Society

 NASA & Hubble Space Telescope

Today at NASA
Hubble Space Telescope - Latest Images and New Hubble Site