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Welcome to the Boston Astronomy website ...

This website has been created by and is supported by a group of Boston, MA - area amateur astronomers. It is intended to be a convenient site to access news and information about astronomy and space-related activities of interest to the community and the public.


















 

Astronomy and Space News

Astromart:
http://www.astromart.com/

Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD)
http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/astropix.html

Astronomical League:
http://www.astroleague.org/

Astronomy Magazine:
http://www.astronomy.com/

British Astronomical Association:
https://www.britastro.org/main/

CalSky Astronomical and Space Calendar:
http://www.calsky.com/cs.cgi

Cloudy Nights Telescope Reviews and Forums:
http://www.cloudynights.com

Habitable Zone Gallery:
http://www.hzgallery.org/
   
International Space Station Techology Guide:
http://fios.verizon.com/beacon/iss/
  

JPL Space Calendar
http://www2.jpl.nasa.gov/calendar/

Minor Planet Center:
http://cfa-www.harvard.edu/iau/mpc.html

NASA Home:
http://www.nasa.gov/home/index.html

NASA Solar System Ambassador Program:
http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/ssa/home.cfm
  
NASA Watch Site:
http://www.nasawatch.com/

Phil Plaitt’s Bad Astronomy Page:
http://www.badastronomy.com/

The Planetary Society:
http://planetary.org/

Planetary Virtual Observatory:
http://www.pvol2.ehu.es/pvol2/

Sci.astro.amateur Google Groups discussion group:
http://groups-beta.google.com/group/sci.astro.amateur/topics?hl=en

Slooh Virtual Observatory:
http://www.slooh.com/priv/lobby.jsp

Space.com:
http://www.space.com/

SpaceDaily.com:
http://www.spacedaily.com/

Spaceflight Now:
http://www.spaceflightnow.com/index.html

Spacetoday.net:
http://www.spacetoday.net/

Systemic:
http://oklo.org/

Universe Today:
http://www.universetoday.com/

Unmanned Spaceflight Forum:
http://www.unmannedspaceflight.com/

Visual Comets in the Future:
http://aerith.net/comet/future-n.html

 


        
The Best Monthly Star Charts Around!
http://www.skymaps.com/
       
                 

      

Supernova Style Science News

 with Ms. Julie Seven Sage

   
 Supernova Science.html
     

Additional Astronomy and Space Sites:
 
http://www.chachka.net
      
http://www.americanvisionwindows.com/a-view-of-outer-space-from-your-window.php

http://www.bestedsites.com/astronomysites

http://www.orlandofuntickets.com/kids-space-center-telescopes-and-astronomy/

http://www.surveillance-video.com/astronomy-sept-2009.html
 
  
 
Astronomy and Space Software:

AstroGrav Software:
http://www.astrograv.co.uk/index.html#
 
Cartes du Ciel Software:
http://www.ap-i.net/skychart/
 
Celestia Motherlode:
http://www.celestiamotherlode.net/
 
Celestia Software:
http://www.shatters.net/celestia/
 
Deep Sky Planner Software:
http://knightware.biz/dsp/index.php
 
Eyes on the Solar System:

http://eyes.nasa.gov/

 
Guide Software:
http://www.projectpluto.com/
 
The Sky Software:
http://www.bisque.com/sc
 
Starry Night Software:
http://www.starrynight.com
 
Stellarium Software:
http://www.stellarium.org/
 
Voyager Software:
http://www.carinasoft.com/voyager.html
 
WorldWide Telescope:
http://www.worldwidetelescope.org/

 


Alan MacRoberts Articles 
 

Moons and Rings Database
 
About magnitudes ...
Magnitudes
 
Angular measurement ...
Angular measurement
 
The Parameters of the Universe
Parameters of the Universe
  
The Electromagnetic Spectrum
Electromagnetic Spectrum
 
Review of entry-level telescopes ...
Entry-level_telescopes