Useful Links

  • Space Weather
  • Hubble Site
  • Sky and Telescope News
  • NASA: Messier Objects


  • Astronomy: A Beginner's Guide to the Universe. By Eric Chaisson and Steve McMillan. 5th edition. Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2007.
  • Skywatching, by David H. Levy and John O'Byrne
  • Deep Sky Objects: The Best and Brightest From Four Decades of Comet Chasing. By David H. Levy. Amherst, Prometheus Books, 2005.
  • NightWatch: An Equinox Guide to Viewing the Universe, by Terence Dickinson
  • Turn Left at Orion, by Guy Consolmagno
  • The Stars: A New Way to See Them, by Hans Augusto Rey
  • The Backyard Astronomer's Guide, by Terence Dickinson and Alan Dyer
  • Burnham's Celestial Handbook: An Observer's Guide to the Universe Beyond the Solar System, by Robert Burnham, Jr.
  • The Complete Manual Of Amateur Astronomy, by P. Clay Sherrod

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  • Constellations are from PP3 Sourceforge freeware program