Astronomy section links
If you're looking for amazing images, mind-blowing facts, the
latest astromical discoveries or advice on what telescope you should
ask for this Christmas, we have here a series of links for you. They
are of course to external sites.
Astronomy picture of the day
It's all so beautiful.
Producer of some incredible science and iconic
images, the one, the only, the Hubble Space Telescope.
Phil Plait Versus popular misperceptions of
astronomy. Geddem Phil.
Inevitably when you think of space you think of NASA.
Europe's answer to NASA.
BBC Space Pages
Keep up to speed on the space latest with Auntie's
British National Space Centre
Brits in space!
Stars, planets, meteors, space stations, iridium
flares, you name it Heavens Above will tell you when to see it and
where to look.
Magazines & news
Sky & Telescope
The Mother of All Astronomy Magazines.
Another popular US production.
UK astronomy magazine.
Latest news from the astro-scene.
In case space.com is not big enough for you, more news.
Explaining optical telescopes. Includes science.
Astronomy Today Buyers Guide
What to look for when buying a scope, from
Summary of the basic telescope designs.
Royal Astronomical Society
Well known UK-based society with royal patronage.
British Astronomical Association
Long standing society with activities for the more
Society for Popular Astronomy
Newer UK-based society.
West of London Astronomical Society
For those with an interest in the night sky in
Astronomical Society of Harringey
North London astronomical society.
Loughton Astronomical Society
Astronomical society to the east of London.
British Rocketry Oral History Programme
British Rocketry Oral History Programme and Sir
Arthur Clarke Awards.
Astronomical Society Directory
List of UK astronomical societies.
Oceans of facts, data and pictures to wade through and
NASA and the solar system
Pictures and data from probes old and new.
Shadow and substance
Clear, concise animations of solar system events
like comets and eclipses.
Stanford Solar Center
The Sun as art and inspiration.
NASA sends London District into Solar
Looking for an aurora or some sunspots? Get all
the latest solar activity news here.
General facts about stars and associated
phemonena like nebulae and constellations.
All you ever wanted to know about what's up
Jet Propulsion Lab
Source of many of the great space missions.
Lebedev Insititute of Physics
Russia's Astro Space Centre.
International Space Station
Keep an eye on the only permanent human presence
A guide to alternative space projects.
The latest from Saturn.
An unblinking eye looking for Earth-sized planets.
ESA Pathfinder page has Mars news too.
Further astro humour
Astro humour links compiled by Andy.
London Small Business IT Support
Links compiled by Martin Williams.
The Onion's take on science and technology news.