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Astronomical Links

Contents

Astronomical Societies
Commercial Suppliers
WSAAG Members on the Web
Discussion Forums
Education
General Information
Observing Reference Material
Observing Themes
Telescope Tuning, Mounts, Aligning and DIY
ATM (Amateur Telescope Making)
Software - Shareware or Freeware
Solar System
Deep Space
Magazines
Buy And Sell

Astronomical Societies

Professional Astronomy Organisations

Amateur Societies

Australian Capital Territory

New South Wales

South Australia

Queensland

Victoria

Tasmania

Western Australia

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Commercial Suppliers

The following list of suppliers has been obtained from advertisements in magazines. A listing on this page does not imply any endorsement of the supplier by WSAAG. The list is simply a service to the users of this site. The order of listing is alphabetical to remove any implied ranking from the list.

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WSAAG Members on the Web

  • Ted Dobosz - A site full of CCD images of the heavens.
  • Narayan Mukkavilli - A site full of great astronomical images.
  • Rob Horvat - Night-Sky Objects for Southern Observers.
  • Charles Yendle - A site containing images of the heavens taken with a digital SLR camera.
  • Dave Gault - A site containing articles regarding occultations and amateur telescope making.
  • Tony Barry - Open-source software projects, pictures of astronomy significance, and other stuff of interest.
  • David Lloyd-Jones - A site detailing David's journey into astronomy.

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Discussion Forums

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Education

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General Information

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Observing Reference Material

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Observing Themes

  • Herschel 400 - A list of deep sky objects that are a natural extension of the Messier list.
  • Astro-Tom.com - Site containing a list of deep sky objects and tips on their observation.
  • Lunar 100 - Site containing a list of lunar objects to observe.
  • NGC / IC Project - The NGC/IC Project is an attempt to correctly identify all of the original NGC and IC objects.

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Telescope Tuning, Mounts, Aligning and DIY

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ATM (Amateur Telescope Making)

  • BBAstroDesigns - Site containing useful information on telescope design.
  • Stellafane - Site containing ideas and designs for telescopes.

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Software - Shareware or Freeware

  • RTGUI - Windows application that produces observing lists and can control some Goto telescopes.
  • NightCal - Windows application that produces a monthly calendar of the moon phases, sunrise/set, moonrise/set and conjunctions.
  • Virtual Moon Atlas - Windows application that provides information on the features of the moon.
  • PocketStars - Planetarium software for Windows, smartphones and PDAs.
  • Cartes du Ciel - Planetarium software for Linux, Windows and Mac OS X.
  • StarCalc - A Windows based planetarium package that is expandable to use common databases.
  • Stellarium - A planetarium package for Linux, Windows and Mac OS X.
  • Voyager and SkyGazer - Planetarium software packages for Windows and Mac OS X users.
  • Binary Stars - Self education package on binary stars for Macintosh users.
  • Keith's Image Stacker - Image processing software for the Macintosh system.
  • AstroPlanner - Software for observation planning, visualisation and logging.

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Solar System

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Deep Space

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Magazines

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Buy And Sell

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