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Local Astronomy Clubs Stargazing Resources Stargazing, Space Science and Educational Magazines Catalogs and Information


Local Astronomy Clubs

The Astronomy Club of Verrado

The Astronomy Club of Verrado is a group of 200 members and subscribers in Buckeye, Arizona operating out of the DMB development of Verrado.

http://www.TheAstronomyClubAZ.com

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Saguaro Astronomy Club

The Saguaro Astronomy Club is a group of over 100 astronomy enthusiasts in the Phoenix, Arizona area.

http://www.saguaroastro.org

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East Valley Astronomy Club

The East Valley Astronomy Club (EVAC) is a group of over 250 astronomy enthusiasts in the Phoenix, Arizona area.

http://www.eastvalleyastronomy.org

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Phoenix Astronomical Society

The Phoenix Astronomical Society is a group of over 100 astronomy enthusiasts in Phoenix, Arizona area.

http://www.PASAZ.org

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West Valley Astronomy Club

The West Valley Astronomy Club is a group of astronomy enthusiasts in Surprise, Arizona area.

http://wvac.net

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Desert Foothills Astronomy Club

The Desert Foothills Astronomy Club is a group of astronomy enthusiasts in Carefree, Terravita, Cave Creek, Desert Hills, Anthem, Tramonto, New River, and Black Canyon City, Arizona area.

http://dfacaz.org/

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Superstition Mountain Astronomical League

The Superstition Mountain Astronomical League is a group of astronomy enthusiasts in the Gold Canyon and Apache Junction, Arizona area.

http://supermtnastro.com/

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Stargazing Resources

Vision In Time

Photography by Edward Registrato. This site is designed to emulate a fine arts gallery of photographich images including astro-photography images. It will always be open to the public and it will constantly be changing exhibits in the galleries. All of the pictures are originals, some have been published on the Internet, in calendars, books and magazines

http://www.visionintime.com

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Space Science Adventures

Space Science Adventures is a fun way to bring Space and Science to your Southern Arizona event! Space, Science and Rocket themed parties and educational events. Let a Rocket Scientist bring Space Science Adventures into your classroom. Professional Telescope Stargazing at your location. Classroom Education demonstrations – Inspire your students with interactive hands on classroom demonstrations.

http://spacescienceadventures.com

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Focus Astronomy Outreach

Focus Astronomy Outreach presents programs related to the science of astronomy and understand complex subjects of the universe. They specialize in upper level education starting with middle schools and working up. Learn about meteorites with their Traveling Meteorite Display. Their goal is to inspire and educate others about the wonders and mysteries of the universe.

                               Traveling Meteorite Display

http://www.focusastro.org

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Starizona

Starizona is a FANTASTIC astronomy-telescope store in Tucson, Arizona. They carry a wide variety of telescopes, eyepieces, imaging equipment and telescope accessories. They have telescope viewing at the store on Friday and Saturday nights. Their staff consists of experienced observers and astrophotographers who love to share their knowledge.

Call 520-292-5010 for store hours, directions and product information.

http://starizona.com

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Ken Press

Ken Press (Ken Graun - creator and owner) is a publishing company specializing in the publication of astronomy books and star charts for beginners and childen. Ken Graun has written many books on the night sky. His website features planispheres, reference charts and books for all levels of "Stargazers".

Call 520-743-3200 for product information.

http://www.kenpress.com/

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Sky Spot

They are the publisher and distributor of Brent Watson's "Finder Chart" series of books.
These laminated books have a Telrad target on each page, making it easy to find objects in the sky. They also have Telrads, bases, and plans for building your own 6-inch Dobsonian telescope.

Call 800-363-9540 for product information.

http://www.sky-spot.com

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Magazines

Astronomy Magazine

http://www.astronomy.com

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Sky and Telescope Magazine

http://skyandtelescope.com

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Catalogs and Information

Astronomical Society of the Pacific Catalog

The largest general astronomy society in the world offering a unique mail order catalog.

http://www.astrosociety.org/

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Royal Astronomical Society of Canada

The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada is Canada's leading astronomy organization bringing together over 5,000 enthusiastic amateurs, educators, and professionals. Their online store carries a wide variety of items such as the Observer's Handbook, calendars, astronomy teaching guides and observing aids.

http://www.rasc.ca/

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Stargazing, Space Science and Educational

Challenger Space Center - Peoria, Arizona

Great educational facility offering simulated space flight missions, educational camps and family stargazing.

Call 623-322-2001 for hours of operation, directions and program information.

http://www.azchallenger.org/

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Lowell Observatory - Flagstaff, Arizona

Great educational and historic site.

Call 928-774-3358 for hours of operation, directions and program information.

http://www.lowell.edu/

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Arizona Science Center - Phoenix, Arizona

Great educational site with many family and outreach activities.

Call 602-716-2000 for hours of operation, directions and program information.

http://www.azscience.org/

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National Optical Astronomy Observatories - Kitt Peak, Tucson, Arizona

Daily images of the sun with links to other observatories.

Call 520-318-8000 for hours of operation, directions and program information.

http://www.noao.edu/

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Sky Lights - The only good night lights are billions of miles away.

Great Educational Link used by a lot of teachers, students, and home-schoolers as an ad-free educational resource.
This is a weekly blog on astronomy, meteorology, earth science, and just about anything you see in the sky.

http://sky-lights.org/

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JPL Education Gateway

Great Educational Link provided by JPL and NASA.

http://education.jpl.nasa.gov/index.html

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Mt. Wilson Observatory

Daily images of the sun with links to other observatories.

http://www.astro.ucla.edu/~obs/intro.html

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Big Bear Solar Observatory

Daily images of the sun with links to other observatories.

http://www.bbso.njit.edu/

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Current Solar Data From NOAA

Current Solar Data from spacecraft and observatories.

http://www.n3kl.org/sun/index.html

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NASA - JPL

Space news and exploration mission information.

http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/

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NASA - Science (Marshall Space Flight Center)

Great science news and educational activities for teachers and students.

http://science.nasa.gov/

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Star Date program University of Texas

Daily radio program scripts and related astronomy information.

http://www.stardate.org/

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The Star Gazer - Jack Horkheimer

PBS television program Miami Museum of Science and Space Transit Planetarium.

http://www.jackstargazer.com/

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Meteor shower site

Lots of information about meteor showers with astronomy related links.

http://meteorshowersonline.com

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International Space Station and Satellite Tracking site

Information on when you can see the International Space Station or satellites from your location.

http://www.heavens-above.com

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Monthly Sky Maps

Free monthly sky maps for you to explore, learn and enjoy the night sky.
These are high quality maps and a great resource for teachers and scout groups.

http://www.skymaps.com

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The Constellations and Stars

Information about the constellations and their stars.

http://www.astro.wisc.edu/~dolan/constellations/constellations.html

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Space Calendar

NASA space calendar and dates in history.

http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/calendar/

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  For more information

call Tony or Carole at (623) 979 - 1393,

or e-mail to: Tony@stargazingforeveryone.com


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