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NASA/JPL Horizons Ephemeris Calc. :: Comets, Asteroids, Planets, +     USNO Data Services :: Moon Phase, Twilight, Eclipses, Seasons, +     Stars for Setting Circle Calibration     NGC-IC Database :: large database of nebulae     Comet Observation Home Page     Pluto :: yearly challenge object     Star Chart for Month :: SkyMaps     Satellite, ISS, Shuttle, Iridium flares passes + :: Heavens-Above    
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Equipment Reviews :: Cloudy Nights     Excelsis :: Equipment Reviews     Stolen Equipment List :: Astro. Mall     Celestron 5" SCT :: C5, C5+, G5, and NexStar-5/5i     Anti-Reflection Coating notes :: Edmund    

Book and Media Reviews
Prints and Posters Astronomy Software Great Atlas of the Stars Fundamental Ephemeris Computations Link to Me

Coming of Age Milky Way

Black Holes and Time Warps: Einstein's Outrageous Legacy


Backyard Astro Guide

Starflight Handbook By Sci.Astro.Amateur's own Mike Covington! Mapping Time

On Tycho's Island


Recent Reviews on this «Line»


A Man on the Moon Longitude Failure is Not an Option Galileos Daughter


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