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Links for astronomers both seasoned and new



General space news:

SkyNews, Canada's Magazine of Astronomy and Stargazing :
        - This Week's Sky
        - Aurora Watch

Space.com
Nasa News
The Planetary Society
Canadian Space Agency
Spaceweather.com
Astronomy Picture of the Day
Lunar Photo of the Day

The Universe Today


Observing resources:

This month's sky map
Starry Night software
The Sky software
The NGC/IC Project
Heavens-Above
Current Position of the IIS
Guide to Backyard Astronomy


Astronomy publications:

SkyNews, Canada's Magazine of Astronomy and Stargazing

Sky & Telescope Magazine
Astronomy Magazine


Astronomy for kids:

Astronomy.com's kids section
NASA for kids
The Planetary Society's kids area


Where to buy astronomy equipment and supplies:

Durham Skies – Pickering
Focus Scientific - Ottawa
KW Telescope - Kitchener
Ontario Telescope and Accessories
Canada-wide Astronomy Buy & Sell


Other Places to buy astronomy equipment and supplies:

Kahn Scope Centre - Toronto
Stargazer Steve - Sudbury
Kendrick Astro Instruments - Toronto
Howie Glatter


Astronomy organizations:

Royal Astronomical Society of Canada
American Astronomical Society
American Association of Variable Star Observers
International Astronomical Union
International Dark-Sky Association


Local observatories:


PAA Dome - Curve Lake
Cedar Knoll Observatory
Crebar Observatory
Maple Ridge Observatory
Nutwood Observatory
Robinson Road Observatory
Baetsen Observatory


Planetariums:

The Ontario Planetarium (mobile planetarium that comes to schools, libraries, etc...)
The Ontario Science Centre
University of Toronto
Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium (Montreal, QC)
Hayden Planetarium in NYC


Special Links:

General News from NASA
World Wide Telescope
International Space Station Fly-over
Wilderness Astronomy: A guide to Canada's dark sky parks
David Dunlap Observatory
Astrophotographer Ron Brecher
Astrophotographer John Chumack


Usefull Software:

Sky Charts (Cartes du Ciel)
Stellarium
Virtual Moon Atlas


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