Tips and Advice
Astro-tom.com website is being extensively updated page by
page. The completion date is scheduled for June 18, 2015.
The "Intro to Amateur Astronomy
Classes" now contain 6 videos on amateur astronomy subjects
from Planispheres to Which Telescope to Buy. Enjoy! Check
them out here. These are links where I
have found amateur astronomy related items and I'm not recommending site one over
and a date correction have been added to the Christiaan Huygens history
of the Huygens eyepiece.
a good student means being willing to do extra credit work like Ashley
has done, finding new information and sharing it with others!
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Would you consider yourself an
"advanced beginner"? If so, there are many
other astro-tom.com users who share your level of interest in
the night sky and wonder how to use their own eyes to see what
they've seen in pictures. Here are several
tips to vastly improve your evening under the stars.
Thank you to
Hodges, for the Astro-Tom.com site
|This website has information on hundreds of subjects. It is roughly divided into
|| What you should know - This is a great way to spend a cloudy
evening. If it's clear outside, turn off your computer, go outside, and
just look up to get started!
about them, from how to buy your first one to how to use one effectively.
|Advanced Amateur Astronomy
Formulas, specifications, filters, coordinate systems, manufacturer
listings, star lists, orbital calculation, deep sky observing, imaging, etc.
A repository of advanced amateur information.
|| Free software downloads, observing lists, etc. - Also several biographies of famous astronomers.
astronomy web links. These are updated regularly.
Astronomy Club (AVAC)
||nfo on the club and a resource of all
information handout sheets, club calendar, presentations and the online, "Introduction
to the Night Sky" amateur astronomy course.
|| The Site Map, Change Log of site changes, About
Astro-tom.com, awards the site has won.
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astronomy. Effort has been put into verifying the accuracy
of the information contained within these pages. Please notify me if you find
incorrect. I hope that you'll find this site a useful reference. Clear
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