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Useful websites. The ASSA's official homepage, with news, updates and archives. sky observing section assa.php Deep-sky Section Double Star Section historicalsection.html Historical Section Solar Section Bloemfontein Centre Cape Town Centre Durban Centre Harare Centre Johannesburg Centre Natal Midlands Centre Pretoria Centre The 'Astronomy Picture of the Day' site. (Recommended) Hartebeesthoek Radio-astronomy Observatory near Pretoria Seven day weather forecasts. ESO (European Southern Observatory) Photo Gallery. The Hubble Heritage Image Gallery. Hubble Space Telescope latest pictures. Science news and information about the Sun-Earth environment. The very latest SOHO images. All about solar and lunar eclipses. The Gateway to Astronaut Photography of Earth. The Space Calendar covers space-related activities & anniversaries. Free software for browsing high-resolution satellite images of anywhere on Earth and provides astronomical views. Covers the in-progress Cassini mission to Saturn and its moons. Solar System Dynamics site, with HORIZONS ephemeris service. Orbital elements for comets and minor planets. The SIMBAD astronomical database provides basic data, crossidentifications and bibliography for over 3.1 million astronomical objects outside the solar system. The NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS) is a digital library for astronomy and astrophysics, instrumentation, physics and geophysics, and preprints in astronomy. The main body of data in the ADS consists of searchable bibliographic records and full-text scans of much of the astronomical literature. The Space Telescope Science Institute hosts the Digitized Sky Survey, an online archive of scanned images from the Palomar Sky Survey, ESO Quick-Blue Survey, etc. Information about the space industry such as flight-proven space hardware and related space industry suppliers, services, software, news, technical articles and technologies. Very useful. Home of Sky and Telescope magazine, this site features the latest news about astronomy and lots of useful information for the amateur, Information about SALT (Southern African Large Telescope).

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Date:Jan 1, 2010
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