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Astronomy Apps

Sky Safari

Distant Suns

StarMap

Star Walk

GoSkyWatch Planetarium

Solar Walk

Star Search

Pocket Universe

Star Chart

Moon Phase Pro

SkyMap

SyEye

Sky & Telescope's Apps

3D Sun

Solar Monitor

Moon Globe

Planets

Moon Phase

 

Star Parties

NASA Night Sky Network - Find a star party (USA only) 

 

Getting Started in Sidewalk Astronomy

Choosing a Time for Your Event

Choosing the Location for Your Event

Promoting your Sidewalk Astronomy Public Event

Documenting Your Sidewalk Astronomy Event

Sidewalk Astronomy Be Prepared!

Equipment

Sky and Telescope's "Let's Go Stargazing" guide

Old Town Sidewalk Astronomers Moon/Jupiter/Saturn Flyer

 

Eclipse Observing Resources

Lunar Eclipes

Solar Eclipses

List of eclipses until 2020

Sky & Telescope's Observing and Photographing Lunar Eclipses

Astronomy Magazine's How to observe a lunar eclipse

NOAA Solar and Lunar Eclipse Page

 

Meteor Shower Observing Resources

Meteor Viewing Basics

Eyes on the Sky - How to Observe Meteor Showers

Info on logging meteors and data collection

 

Saturn Observing

Sky & Telescopes' Guide to Observing Saturn

Sky & Telescope's Java Utility to identify the Saturn's Moons

 

Jupiter Resources

Finding Jupiter's Great Red Spot

S&T's Jupiter Observing Guide

A Guide to Observing Jupiter

 

Lunar Resources

Lunar and Planetary Institute's Lunar Maps

Printable Lunar Maps

Virtual Moon Atlas Free Software

Lunar Perigee and Apogee Calculator

Night Sky Network's Skywatcher's Guide to the Moon

Finding Lunar X (Halifax RASC newsletter)

Hunt for Lunar X

 

Solar Resources

Layers of the Sun

Everything Solar

Astronomy Now's guide to solar observing

Observing the Sun in H-alpa

 

Educational Resources/Outreach Activities

Student Activity - Moon Rock Recipe

Outreach Activity - OREO COOKIE LUNAR PHASE PROJECT

Faces on the Moon PowerPoint

Observing the Sun for Yourself - Hands on classroom/outreach activities

 

Member Reports

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Jul 07

The biggest Astro adventure of the Year will started

The Glitter Festival 2020 Astronomy festival of the State of Goias has started with a Skyrunners theme. This year we...

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Jul 05

Annular Solar Eclipse of June 21, 2020 at the MMAO Summary

As the Ailangs school is not yet in session, and the boarding students not yet returned to campus due to...

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Jul 04

Solar Eclipse 2020 real photograph of 98% coverage on 21st June from Kurukshetra, India

Greetings from Team SciComm! It is our immense pleasure to share with you the live experience as well as the...

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Jul 03

QUARANTINE ASTRONOMY - JULY 2020 - BOLIVIA

Hello Astronomers! For sure this period of quarantine was challenging for everyone. Furthermore a positive mind is more than important!...

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Jun 24

Solar Observation

Our nearest star,the Sun is a huge globe of hot gas.This charged gas moves and generates powerful magnetic field.The sun's...

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Jun 23

Using YouTube to maintain outreach activities during Covid-19

I Normally I would be busy with me Mobile Planetarium, but since March I have had no work at all....

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Jun 23

Annular Solar eclipse of June 21,2020

A solar eclipse occurs when the moon moves between the Sun and the Earth.There are three types of solar eclipses...

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Jun 20

African Astronomical Society Eclipse Resources

The African Astronomical Society is coordinating a pan-African public campaign for the 21 June solar eclipse in collaboration with outreach...

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Jun 19

Occultation of Venus by the Moon

4YINFO - today's Occultation of Venus by the Moon - attached my friend's picture (Herbert Raab - Kepler Observatory Linz...

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