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BAS Expedition Group

British Astronomical Association

The Federation of Astronomical Societies

Farnham Astronomical Society

Guildford Astronomical Society

Newbury Astronomical Society

Norman Lockyer Observatory

Reading Astronomical Society

Southern Area Group of Astronomical Societies - SAGAS

NASA

NASA

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratories

International Space Station

Curiosity Mars Rover

Hubble Space Telescope

James Webb Telescope

Mars Express

Mars Global Surveyor

New Horizons

Rosetta

SOHO – Solar and Heliospheric Observatory

Voyager

3D Models

ESA

ESA - space for europe

Gaia Sky from ESA

GOSA : Gaia-Groundbased Observational Service for Asteroids

Rosetta

Info

Bad Astronomy – Hoaxes and common myths debunked

Commission for Dark Skies

European Space Agency

Guide to backyard astronomy

Heavens Above - Visible Satellite Predictions (including the ISS)

Hubble Space Telescope

Jonathans’s Space Report

QuickCam and Unconventional Imaging Astronomy Group

Spitzer Space Telescope

The Nine Planets

The World’s Largest Optical Telescopes

Views of the Solar System

Wikipeadia entry for Astronomy

Suppliers

365 Astronomy

Adirondack Astronomy – Stella Cam

Astro Hutech

David Hinds

Green Witch

Hands on Optics - Damascus MD

Harrison Telescopes

Ian King Optics

Modern Astronomy

Open Edutcation Database

PicStop - Telescopes

Scope 'n' Skies

SCS Astro

Skywatcher

Telescope Planet

Takahashi America - Texas Nautical Repair

Thin Metal Films - Re-coating service for optics

True Technology - Takahashi

UK Telescopes - Evergreen Optics

UK Astro Buy & Sell

Venturescope

Wex Photographic

MPB Photographic

Useful links for Kids and beginners

Astronomy for Kids!

The Sky at Night from your Patio

esa kids

Be an Astronomer Right From Your Window

Telescopes for Kids Resource Guide

Home Science: Backyard Astronomy Basics (US)

Computer software games for kids

Cool apps Tools and Tech for Sky-gazing

Astronomy Sayings and Quotes

Guide to Backyard Astronomy (Recommended by James)

Flickr

BBC Sky at Night and Stargazing Live

TV Programmes

BBC Four: The Sky at Night

Weather

BBC Weather

Clear Outside

EUMETSAT

European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forcasts

Metcheck Weather Report

Met Office

Windyty

Yr Weather

Maps & Charts

Celestia - free software to explore the universe

Cartes du Ciel - free sky chart software

Stellarium – free planetarium software

Software

ASCOM Standards for Astronomy

AstroArt – Image processing Software

AutoStakkert!2

darktable | the photo workflow software

DSLR Focus

DeepSkyStacker

BackyardEOS

FireCapture

GuideDog (Standalone Autoguiding for Webcams)

HandyAVI

IRIS – Christian Buil’s homepage

Jupos

K3CCD Tools

Matlab – The language of Technical Computing

MaximDL, MaxDSLR

MetaGuide

PEMPro (Periodic error correction)

PixInsight

PHD

Redshift

Regim - Free stacking software for MAC only

Registax

SharpCap

The Sky X

TheSky6, CCDSoft, TPoint

Skymap Pro

Starry Night

StarStaX

UFOCapture

PIPP Planetary Imaging Pre-processor

GNU Octave is a high-level language, primarily intended for numerical computations

See also...Astronomy software

Manufacturers

Astronomical Accessories

Astro-physics Telescopes

Baader Planetarium

Celestron

Coronado

DayStar Filters

Intes Micro

iOptron

JMI Telescopes

Losmandy Astronomical Products

Meade

Orion

Orion Optics Ltd

Software Bisque

Starlight Xpress

Tele Vue Optics Inc

Pentax Eye Pieces

Specialized

Maurice Gavin – Spectroscopy

Space Track – TLE database

Hypering Film

Amateur Telescope Makers

Resources and Techniques for the Amateur Telescope Maker

University Optics

Edmund Optics

Stellafane

Willmann-Bell, Inc.

3D Printer STL files

Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

Vesta

3D Models - 3D Printable

User Groups

Stellacam User group

Takahashi Owners

SBIG Camera Users

Losmandy German Equatorial Mounts

Google Groups Astronomy forum