If you want to learn more about astronomy, you should consider joining your
amateur astronomy association. The Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP) has a
amateur associations. Please submit your suggestions to the address
at the bottom of this page for materials which might be
useful for other amateur astronomers. Remember, amateurs are just unpaid
astronomers, and have made many significant contributions to the field.
The amateur associations often have observing sites, star parties,
newsletters and enthusiasts who can help you get started in exploring
and enjoying the heavens.
In the San Diego area, contact the
Ames (Iowa) Area
Amateur Astronomers - slow load, but a model for club homepages!
Following are some WWW sites of special interest to amateur
Students for the Exploration of Space (SEDS) U Az Chapter - amateur section.
Catalog(just in time for your Spring Messier Marathon!)
Comets & meteor
and other Kuiper Belt denizens (also back up to their minor planets list).
Visible page and
Hale-Bopp only. Browse JPL.
Also check out our astronomy links for
real and virtual astronomy site tours.
On line since 1994, last updated April 23, 1997
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