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.
- Fred Espenak
- Calendar of astronomical events based on Fred Espenak's calendar.
- 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.
Aug 17 · Space.com
With more than 4 hours of music, your ears can enjoy the eclipse for the same amount of time that the moon’s shadow spends crossing the U.S.Aug 17 · Universe Today
Station Crew Grapples SpaceX Dragon Delivering Tons of Science After Thunderous Liftoff: Launch & Landing Gallery
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – Following a two day orbital chase and ballet of carefully choreographed thruster firings, the SpaceX Dragon cargo capsule launched at lunchtime on Monday Aug. 14 with tons of science and supplies arrived in the vicinity of the International Space Station (ISS)...Aug 16 · Universe Today
A team of international astronomers have just observed the most distant galaxy to date, providing clues to galaxy formation and cosmic evolution The post The Most Distant Galaxy Observed to Date Provides Insight into the Early Universe appeared first on Universe Today.Aug 16 · Universe Today
This week’s Carnival of Space is hosted by Brian Wang at his Next Big Future blog. Click here to read Carnival of Space #522 And if you’re interested in looking back, here’s an archive to all the past Carnivals of Space. If you’ve got a space-related blog, you...Aug 16 · Space.com
Remember the Great American Solar Eclipse with these t-shirts featuring cities along the path of totality, from Oregon to South Carolina.Aug 16 · Space.com
The five teams left in a $30 million race to the moon now have a bit more time to accomplish their missions — and the chance to win some additional money along the way.Aug 16 · Space.com
Whether you're looking for a new pair of eclipse glasses or you've already purchased some form of eye protection, here's what you need to know to avoid burning your eyes during the solar eclipse.Aug 16 · Space.com
NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson floats in front of the Cupola window at the International Space Station. The cupola is the largest window ever launched into space and provides a clear view of Earth and incoming cargo shipments.