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Night Sky Links & References

Below are links to helpful websites with a wealth of information about the Night Sky. For those interested in going more in-depth, or learning a bit about the resources used for creating Night Sky, you can download a list of Night Sky Resources.

Sky Maps/Planetarium Software
Stellarium Planetarium Software
Sky Maps—Free downloadable monthly star charts

Dark Sky Finders
Clear Dark Sky—Light pollution map
International Dark Sky Association—Education and advocacy

Spotting Satellites, Meteors and Comets
Heavens Above—Satellite predictions
The American Meteor Society
Comet Chasing

General Interest/Information
Astronomy Magazine
Sky & Telescope Magazine
The Astronomical League—Umbrella organization for astronomy clubs across the United States
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Globe at Night—Citizen science project to measure sky quality
Staracle—Free, ethical site for naming a star after someone
Jonathan Poppele,
Nov 8, 2017, 10:54 AM