Stuart Atkinson’s blog
- Cumbrian Sky Blog – Stuart’s personal view of astronomy in Cumbria
Local weather forecast
- Met Office forecast for Kendal – Will you be able to see anything tonight?
- Unmanned Spaceflight – online discussions about space
- Heavens Above – times of International Space Station transits, satellites, Iridium flares, etc
- SpaceWeather.com – forthcoming aurora warnings and information about the sun
- Society for Popular Astronomy – aimed particularly at beginners and amateurs
- BBC Stargazing Live Flickr Pages – thousands of amateur photos
- Galaxy Zoo – help professionals to classify galaxies – maybe discover something new!
- Aurora Watch – warnings of likely future aurora events
- Heavens Above Astronomy Podcast – What to see in the sky this month
- NASA Home Site – superb photos
- Cloudy Nights – articles, forums, reviews
- Planet Quest – Jet Propulsion Laboratory
- The SETI Institute – patiently searching for alien life
- BBC Space – lots of topics with animations, clips from programs, etc
- Open University astronomy pages – lots of interesting snippets
- British Astronomical Society – dedicated to supporting observational astronomy at all levels
- Choosing Your Equipment – buyer’s guide by of Sky and Telescope Magazine
- So you want to buy a telescope? – the Telescope Review site by Ed Ting
Useful site for children
- BlindsChalet – Recommended by Emily from America, our most distant reader!