This website stands on the shoulders of these giants (listed alphabetically):
- Aladin Lite
- For the Revised NGC/IC catalogues
- Dr. Wolfgang Steinicke
- Online sky atlas used in the telescope simulator.
- 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
Dec 6 · Universe Today
‘Insufferable’ Moonwalker Buzz Aldrin Recovering From ‘Record Setting’ Antarctic Expedition Emergency Evacuation
Buzz Aldrin - the second man to walk on the Moon - is recovering nicely today in a New Zealand hospital after an emergency medical evacuation cut short his record setting Antarctic expedition as the oldest man to reach the South Pole - which Team Buzz lightheartly noted would make him...Dec 6 · Universe Today
The ESO has released spectral data obtained by the Very Large Telescope, which studied a distant qausar to determine how electromagnetism works. The post Quasar Light Confirms Consistency Of Electromagnetism Over 8 Billion Years appeared first on Universe Today.Dec 5 · Space.com
Tonight's (Dec. 5) new episode of National Geographic's "Mars" miniseries will demonstrate the importance of thinking realistically about big dreams while expanding a human settlement on the Red Planet.Dec 5 · Space.com
The team is back up to their epic sci-fi hijinks in the latest trailer for the new movie. It premieres May 5, 2017.Dec 5 · Space.com
"Spacey Casey" and an actor in a Z2 Mars spacesuit joined NASA Langley Director David Bowles and NASA administrator Charles Bolden on this spaced-out holiday float during NASA Langley's centennial celebrations.Dec 5 · Universe Today
One of the best yearly meteor showers contends with the nearly Full Moon this year, but don't despair; you may yet catch the Geminids. The post Our Guide to the 2016 Geminid Meteors: Watching a Good Shower on a Bad Year appeared first on Universe Today.