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The following list of suppliers has been obtained from advertisements in magazines. A listing on this page does not imply any endorsement of the supplier by WSAAG. The list is simply a service to the users of this site. The order of listing is alphabetical to remove any implied ranking from the list.

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Education

General Information

Observing Reference Material

Observing Themes

  • Herschel 400A list of deep sky objects that are a natural extension of the Messier list.
  • Astro-Tom.comSite containing a list of deep sky objects and tips on their observation.
  • Lunar 100Site containing a list of lunar objects to observe.
  • NGC / IC ProjectThe NGC/IC Project is an attempt to correctly identify all of the original NGC and IC objects.

Telescope Tuning, Mounts, Aligning and DIY

ATM (Amateur Telescope Making)

  • BBAstroDesignsSite containing useful information on telescope design.
  • StellafaneSite containing ideas and designs for telescopes.

Software - Shareware or Freeware

  • RTGUIWindows application that produces observing lists and can control some Goto telescopes.
  • NightCalWindows application that produces a monthly calendar of the moon phases, sunrise/set, moonrise/set and conjunctions.
  • Virtual Moon AtlasWindows application that provides information on the features of the moon.
  • PocketStarsPlanetarium software for Windows, smartphones and PDAs.
  • Cartes du CielPlanetarium software for Linux, Windows and Mac OS X.
  • StarCalcA Windows based planetarium package that is expandable to use common databases.
  • StellariumA planetarium package for Linux, Windows and Mac OS X.
  • Voyager and SkyGazerPlanetarium software packages for Windows and Mac OS X users.
  • Keith's Image StackerImage processing software for the Macintosh system.
  • AstroPlannerSoftware for observation planning, visualisation and logging.

Solar System

Deep Space

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