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Suggested resources and links for more information on projects to execute at BPO:

 

Resources:

Skyline - recorded telephone message, updated weekly with information on recent astronomical events by Sky and Telescope magazine (617) 497-4168

Books - check out your local libraries, including university libraries for astronomical books pertaining to your projects.

Star charts - check with the Observatory or your classroom teachers for star maps and upcoming visible skies.

 

Links to other useful sites:

Check out a CCD Imaging website from Sky and Telescope magazine.

Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers - loaded with information and links about the moon, planets, comets, asteroids, meteors, and more.

AstroAlert Service from Sky and Telescope magazine - loaded with suggestions on where to get the latest updates on ongoing astronomical events like super novas, new comets, new asteroids, occultations, solar activities and much much more!

International Astronomical Union's website (IAU)

Astronomy magazine's online website with lots of information.

Sky and Telescope magazine's online website with lots of information.

Educational Observatory Institute is setting up internet access to some observatories... They have many links for more information on astronomy, education, and observing.

One Cosmos site based on Carl Sagan's Cosmos series - big commercial site with lots of interesting information - note that it takes a few minutes to load the first time you visit it.

Astronomical Society of the Pacific is an excellent organization offering many resources and publications.

 

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