Plymouth Astronomical Society


Useful Links

Please click on the links below to look at some other astronomy related websites.

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Federation of Astronomical Societies

British Astronomical Association

A BBC Guide to Astrophotography

What to see in the Night Sky this Month (Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics)

Sky at Night Magazine


Sky and Telescope Magazine


Astronomy Now Magazine


See the ISS


Where is the ISS now?

Live video from the ISS

Where are the Moons of Jupiter?

Where are the Moons of Saturn?

Where are the Moons of Uranus?


Latest information on Bright Comets

The Planetary Society


The Society for Popular Astronomy

Meteor Showers

SOHO, Solar and Heliospheric Observatory

Watch NASA TV


Astronomy Picture of the Day


Heavens-Above


Stellarium


See NASA's "Image of the Day"
 

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2016

European Space Agency

Campaign for Dark Skies

Information about Light Pollution

Royal Astronomical Society

Society for the History of Astronomy

UK Space Agency

BBC Space

Russian Federal Space Agency

Zooniverse

Galaxy Zoo

Mars Science Laboratory - Curiosity

Space Weather (including current sunspot and solar flare activity)

NOAA / Space Weather Prediction Center

Astronomy Lectures
on YouTube by Viken Kiledjian

Calendar of Astronomical Events (for any year)

British Interplanetary Society


Weather Forecast for Astronomers
- via First Light Optics

Moon Map

Caradon Observatory

Norman Lockyer Observatory, Sidmouth

UK Astronomy Buy and Sell - online trading service

http://astronomy.tools/ - links (provided by First Light Optics) to free astronomy tools

The Open University - details of astronomy courses run by the OU - some are free.

Star Charts - for objects currently in the night sky - planets, comets and lots more

Open University 60 Second Adventures in Astronomy


Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2016

Baily’s Beads by Yu Jun (China), taken in Luwuk, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia on 9th March 2016


Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2015

Eclipse Totality over Sassendalen by Luc Jamet (France), 20 March 2015, Spitsbergen, Svalbard, Norway




Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014 - The Royal Observatory / Sky at Night Magazine
Aurora over a Glacier Lagoon by James Woodend (UK), 9 January 2014





Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2013 - The Royal Observatory / Sky at Night Magazine
Guiding Light to the Stars, Mark Gee (Australia), 8 June 2013




Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2012 - The Royal Observatory / Sky at Night Magazine
M51 – The Whirlpool Galaxy by Martin Pugh (UK/Australia), 19 June 2012




Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2011 - The Royal Observatory / Sky at Night Magazine
Jupiter and its moons lo and Ganymede - September 2010, Damian Peach (UK)





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