Online Astronomy Resources

As an astronomy club in the community, we are dedicated to helping others learn about astronomy and astronomical science. Below are educational links to assist with learning and research for amateur astronomers, students and others interested in weather +and skys.

Weather Links

The Weather Channel: Good source of forecasts, weather maps and images.

Real-Time Weather Data: Current satellite images, plus links to other satellite imagery.

Arizona Astronomy Links

Saguaro Astronomy Club: Saguaro Astronomy Club (SAC) website.

Phoenix Astronomical Society: Phoenix Astronomical Society (PAS) website.

Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association: Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association (TAAA) website.

International Dark-Sky Association: Information about fighting light pollution, the bane of astronomers worldwide.

Arizona Science Center: Science fun for the whole family! Be sure to check out the planetarium link for information about the great shows at Dorrance Planetarium.

Star Gazing for Everyone: Phoenix area/Maricopa County Parks (Tony and Carole LaConte).

NASA-JPL Ambassadors: NASA-JPL Arizona Solar System Ambassadors.

Arizona Challenger Science Center: Peoria.

ASU Planetarium Marston Exploration Theater: Arizona State University campus, Tempe.

ASU Planetary Geology Department: Astrogeology Center.

ASU Center for Meteorite Studies: Arizona State University campus, Tempe.

Lowell Observatory: Learn more about this famous observatory near Flagstaff, Arizona.

Lowell Observatory Asteroid Search Program: LONEOS.

U.S. Naval Observatory:  Flagstaff.

U.S. Geological Survey:  Flagstaff -- Astrogeology Center.

Barringer Meteor Crater: Winslow.

Kitt Peak National Observatory: Much of this information is geared toward professional astronomers, but might be of general interest anyway.

Kitt Peak Visitor Center: NOAO Kitt Peak Observatory Advanced Observing Program.

Large Binocular Telescope: LBT on Mt. Graham..

Mt. Graham International Observatory (MGIO): MGIO includes Vatican Advanced Technology Telescope, Heinrich Hertz Submillimeter Telescope, and The Large Binocular Telescope.

NOAO Outreach: NOAO Outreach -- Information and Public Tours.

University Of Arizona Astronomy Department: University of Arizona.

Flandrau Science Center: Planetarium and Observatory - University of Arizona campus, Tucson.

Lunar and Planetary Laboratory: University of Arizona, Tucson.

MMT Observatory: Mt. Hopkins.

Mt. Lemmon Sky Center: University of Arizona, Tucson.

James C Wyant College of Optical Sciences: University of Arizona, Tucson.

Steward Observatory Mirror Lab: Prof. Roger Angel's lab, where they spin-cast the huge telescope mirrors.

Smithsonium Astrophysical Observatory: Fred Whipple Observatory -- Mt. Hopkins.

Other Astronomy Links

Astromart: Astronomy classifieds, articles and reviews.

The Beacon: An Interactive Guide to the International Space Station.

Cloudy Nights: Telescope reviews, articles etc.

Heavens-Above: Information on ISS, shuttle, satellites.

NASA Home Page: National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

The NGC/IC Project: Research and information resources on deep sky objects.

Starizona: Astronomy equipment (new and used) and repair shop in Tucson, AZ.