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Astronomy

MANUFACTURERS

  • Celestron - manufacturer of telescopes and accessories, product catalog, technical information, dealer list
  • Meade - manufacturer of telescopes, and accessories, product catalog, technical information, dealer list
  • Orion Telescopes & Binoculars - manufacturer of telescopes, binoculars and accessories, product catalog,
  • Tele Vue Optics - manufacture of telescope, and accessories, product catalog, technical information, and dealer lists

WEB SITES

COMPUTER BASED PLANETARIUMS

PUBLICATIONS 

  • Amateur Astronomy Magazine
  • Sky & Telescope Magazine - monthly magazine dedicated to amateur astronomy, monthly star charts, technical articles, astronomy equipment dealer ads, astronomy tips
  • Astronomy Magazine monthly magazine dedicated to amateur astronomy, monthly sky charts, technical articles, telescope and accessory dealers advertisements
  • "Astronomy Merit Badge Pamphlet", Boy Scouts of America, No. 33303
  • "The Backyard Astronomer’s Guide", Terence Dickinson & Alan Dyer
  • "North Star to Southern Cross", Will Kyselka and Ray Lanterman, University of Hawaii Press, 1976 ISBN 0-8248-0419-8 pbk An introduction to identifying stars and constellations
  • "Monthly Sky Guide", Ian Ridpath & Wil Tiron
  • "Native American Astrology The Wisdom of the Four Winds", Winfried Noe, Sterling Publishing Co, 1997, ISBN 0-8069-4234-7. Native American cosmology, totems and astrology.
  • "National Audubon Society Pocket Guide to Constellations", Gary Mechler and Mark Chartrand, Alfred A nopf, 1998, ISBN 0-679-77998-1 Very good constellation identification field guide
  • "Norton’s 2000.0 Star Atlas and Reference Handbook", Ian Ridpath
  • "Peterson Field Guide to Stars and Planets", Jay M. Pasachoff and Donald H. Menzel, Houghton Mifflin Co., 1992, ISBN 0-395-53759-2 (pbk), A field guide to identifying stars, constellations and the planets.
  • "Peterson First Guides Astronomy", Jay M Pasachoff, Houghton Mifflin Press, 1988, ISBN 0-395-46790-X, Pocket guide to astronomy, stars and constellations.
  • "The StarLore Handbook", Geoffrey Cornelius