This website stands on the shoulders of these giants (listed alphabetically):
- Aladin Lite
- Online sky atlas used in the telescope simulator.
- Dark Sky
- For the weather forecast service
- Dr. Wolfgang Steinicke
- For the Revised NGC/IC catalogues
- FamFamFam flag icons
- Incredibly popular icons of country flags.
- Font Awesome
- Lightweight icons implemented as a web font.
- Beautiful weather forecast.
- Automatic location detection based on IP addresses.
- Google Sky
- Based on the Google Maps engine, lets us browse the night sky.
- NGC/IC Project
- Thousands of images for NGC objects.
- Saguaro Astronomy Club
- They provided the initial deep sky objects database.
Latest Astronomy News
Mar 29 · Space.com
A NASA Earth science satellite whose mission is ending this week will remain in orbit through the middle of the century, far longer than the limit set by orbital debris mitigation guidelines.Mar 29 · Space.com
Within seconds of the detection, an alert was automatically sent to the University of WA’s Zadko Telescope. It swung into robotic action, taking images of the sky location in the constellation Ophiuchus.Mar 29 · Space.com
An updated take on an ancient weaving technique is helping NASA build key components for the Orion spacecraft, which could help carry humans to Mars and other deep-space destinations.Mar 29 · Space.com
The discovery of an exomoon could be years away, but researchers are already theorizing the conditions under which liquid water might be found on their surfaces.