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.
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