Other Links

General Interest

These links are to external sites.  Andover Astronomical Society has no control over the content of these sites.

Links to general interest sites
Astronomy Picture of the Dayhttps://apod.nasa.gov/apod/astropix.htmlNASA APOD site
James Webb Space Telescopehttps://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/webb/main/index.htmlJWST resources and information
Hubble Archivehttps://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/hubble/main/index.htmlHubble space telescope archive
Cloudy Nightshttps://www.cloudynights.comUseful and interesting forum
Stargazers Loungehttps://stargazerslounge.comUseful and interesting forum
Metcheckhttps://www.metcheck.com/HOBBIES/astronomy_forecast.asp?Location=Andover+Astronomical+Society+&Lat=51.2756&Lon=-1.453Weather forecast information
Clear Outsidehttp://clearoutside.com/forecast/50.7/-3.527-day hourly weather and cloud forecast
Telescopiushttps://telescopius.comObserving and imaging planning tool
Astrobinhttps://www.astrobin.comAstronomical image hosting site and interesting forums
Go Stargazinghttps://gostargazing.co.ukFind the best stargazing locations
BBChttps://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/2pZFdnsPGl1DDwH6pZbJKkh/guides-downloadsBBC astronomy content
BBC - science and environmenthttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science_and_environmentBBC general science and environmental content
AAA State of Play - Bloghttps://blog.aaastateofplay.com/2022/02/astronomy-resources-for-kids.htmlBlog page with links to numerous astronomical resources tailored for children of all ages.

Publications

Links to publications
Sky and Telescopehttps://skyandtelescope.orgAstronomy and observing news
AstroMaghttps://www.astromag.co.ukInformation about astronomy, celestial objects, astronomical phenomena and a wide range of other astronomy- and space-related topics
Astronomyhttps://www.astronomy.comAstronomy magazine
BAA Journalhttps://britastro.org/journal-page?wpv_view_count=138122&wpv_paged=Journal of the British Astronomical Association
Popular Astronomy Magazinehttps://www.popastro.com/main_spa1/about-the-spa/our-lively-magazine-popular-astronomy/Magazine of the Society for Popular Astronomy available to SPA members

Societies and Observatories

Links to other societies and observatories
SAGAShttps://www.sagasonline.orgSouthern Area Group of Astronomical Societies
SAGAS member society linkshttps://www.sagasonline.org/2021/02/member-societies/Links to websites of SAGAS member societies
Lowell Observatoryhttps://lowell.eduFlagstaff, Arizona
Royal Observatoryhttps://www.rmg.co.uk/royal-observatoryGreenwich
The Observatory Science Centrehttps://www.the-observatory.orgHome of the former Herstmonceux Observatory

Software

Links to useful and free astronomy software. Andover Astronomical Society cannot recommend or warrant any of the software listed here.
N.I.N.A.https://nighttime-imaging.euFREE: Astrophotography imaging control suite
PHD2 Guidinghttps://openphdguiding.orgFREE: Astrophotography guiding software
PHD Log Viewerhttps://adgsoftware.com/phd2utils/FREE: Useful tool to view and analyse PHD2 guiding log files
Sirilhttps://siril.orgFREE: Astronomical image processing tool
Starnethttps://www.starnetastro.com/download/FREE: Astro image star removal AI software
FireCapturehttp://www.firecapture.deFREE: Planetary image capture software
PIPPhttps://sites.google.com/site/astropipp/downloadsFREE: Planetary imaging preprocessing software
Autostakkerthttps://www.autostakkert.comFREE: Planetary image stacking software
Registaxhttps://www.astronomie.be/registax/FREE: Alignment, stacking and processing of planetary images
WinJUPOShttp://jupos.org/gh/download.htmFREE: Planetary de-rotating software
Sequatorhttps://sites.google.com/view/sequator/introduction?authuser=0FREE: Image stacking/processing software
Stellariumhttps://stellarium.orgFREE: Planetarium software
GIMPhttps://www.gimp.orgFREE: Image processing software
SharpCaphttps://www.sharpcap.co.ukFREE: Astronomy camera capture tool (paid version available for extra features)
Cartes du Cielhttps://www.ap-i.net/skychart//en/startFREE: Starchart drawing software

Equipment

Links to equipment sites of general interest. Andover Astronomical Society cannot recommend or warrant the suppliers listed here.

Information and resources

Links to other useful sites
Heavens Abovehttps://www.heavens-above.com/main.aspxSatellite visibility predictions
Georgia State Universityhttps://www.chara.gsu.eduLots of useful astronomical information
Supernovae Alerthttps://www.rochesterastronomy.org/snimages/Latest supernovae news
American Meteor Societyhttps://www.amsmeteors.orgLatest meteor news
Consolidated Lunar Atlashttps://www.lpi.usra.edu/resources/cla/Collection of photographic images of the moon
Spot the Stationhttps://spotthestation.nasa.gov/home.cfmISS sighting opportunities
Your Skyhttps://www.fourmilab.ch/yoursky/Interactive planetarium
SDSS-Vhttps://www.sdss.orgSloan Digital Sky Survey
MASThttps://mast.stsci.edu/portal/Mashup/Clients/Mast/Portal.htmlAstronomical datasets from JWST, Hubble and other missions
Interactive NGC cataloguehttp://spider.seds.org/ngc/ngc.htmlOnline interactive catalogue
Space weatherhttps://www.spaceweather.com/index.htmlNews and information on the Sun-Earth environment
NASA Extragalactic Databasehttps://ned.ipac.caltech.eduUseful database of extragalactic objects