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DESCRIPTION: One of a set of "Home" pages comprising the sterncastle or local section of The Telson Spur, this page is a list of links to on-line resources giving information on the sky (celestial events), including visible comets, meteors and meteor showers, visual satellites, and GPS constellation status. The coordinate Home pages, with a common header and List of Contents, contain links to Local Information (including Canada), Telecommunity, Global News, Sky and Weather, Reference, Family, Life and Leisure, Home Computing, Internet Forums, Portals, and Web Weaving.

KEYWORDS: sky; night sky; celestial calendar; celestial events; astronomy; comet; meteor; satellite; GPS

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Networking and Development
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The Digital Divide
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Science News
Space News
Sky and Weather

The Sky
Primary Weather Sites
Satellite Images
Other Weather Resources
Severe Weather
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Home Computing

Help and Technical Support
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History of Personal Computing
Forums, Periodicals, and Programmes
[Up] Internet Forums

Mailing Lists

Web Rings
Web Weaving

Hypertext and HTML
Web Style: Writing for the Web

Sky and Weather (cont.)

Primary Weather Sites
Satellite Images
Other Weather Resources
Severe Weather
Climate Data


The Sky

The Night Sky
Sky Charts and Data
Observer's Weather
Sun and Moon
The Planets
Visible Comets
Meteors and Meteor Showers
Satellite Tracking
GPS/GLONASS Constellation Status


Visible Comets

Comet Hyakutake
Comet Hale-Bopp
Comet Holmes

A.L.P.O. Comets Section
Approaching Comets - Call for Observations (Mike/AH6L, Oahu)
BAA Comet Section (Jon Shanklin et al., British Astronomical Association)
Bernhard's Comet Project (Bernhard Häler)
Catalina Sky Survey
Comet Catalog (Seiichi Yoshida)
Cometcom's Home (Comet Comments, Don Machholz)
Comet Ikeya-Zhang Photo Gallery (Science@NASA)
CometLINEAR.com - Comet LINEAR C/1999 S4
-- Update (Mark Kidger)
Comet Observation Home Page (Charles S. Morris, JPL)
-- Comets Currently Visible
Comet Observing (The Silicon Sky)
Comet Orbit Home Page (Kazuo Kinoshita)
Comets & Meteors Showers (Gary W. Kronk)

Comets: Orbit Diagrams, Finder Charts (Dale E. Ireland)
Comet-Track.com (Bob Yen)
Comet Observers' Forum (Catarina Vitorino & Alfredo Pereira)
The Comet Watch Program (Tim Puckett)
Current Comets (Gary W. Kronk)
Current Comets (Gary Kronk, Cometography.com)
The Discovery of Comet Machholz, Comet 2004 Q2
(Don Machholz, SJAA Ephemeris 15:10, Oct 2004)
Finder Charts for Visible Comets (Pawel T. Jochym)
Near-Live Comet Watching System (Carl Pilcher et al., NASA)
Observable Comets (CfA Elements & Ephemerides)
So You Think You've Discovered A Comet... (CBAT)
The Ulysses Comet Watch

See also Solar System - Small Bodies: Comets

Comet Hyakutake

Press Information Sheet for Comet C/1996 B2
Comet C/1996 B2 (Hyakutake) Home Page
Comet Hyakutake (ESO)
Comet Hyakutake at NOAO
LASCO Comet Hyakutake Page
Night of the Comet: Big Fun with Hyakutake
Comet Hyakutake Finder Chart


Comet Hale-Bopp

BOPP 'til You Drop! (Hale-Bopp Links A-Z)
CfA Press Info Sheet on Hale-Bopp
Information on Comet Hale-Bopp for the Non-Astronomer
Comet Hale-Bopp (Richard M. West, ESO)
Comet Hale-Bopp: A Stargazer's Guide (CNN)
Comet Hale-Bopp at the New England Science Center
(Jesse Anderson et al.)
Comet Hale-Bopp Down Under (Jean-Christophe Millot)
Comet Hale-Bopp Finder Chart
Comet Hale-Bopp Home Page (Ron Baalke, JPL)
-- Mirror Site

The Comet Hale-Bopp Home Page (Russell Sipe)
Comet Hale-Bopp IAC
Comet Hale-Bopp Info @ The Franklin Institute
Comet Hale-Bopp Interactive Finder Chart (Dennis Ward)
Comet Hale-Bopp in Uppsala
Comet Hale-Bopp Movies (Brian Monson)
Comet Hale-Bopp (C/1995 O1) : News and Views (ARC)
Comet Hale-Bopp Observation Logbook (Dennis Ward)
Comet Hale-Bopp Positions (USNO)
Hale-Bopp (Keith Gleason, Sommers-Bausch Observatory)

The Hale-Bopp Comet Page (Bill Drennon)
IfA -- Comet Hale-Bopp (Richard J. Wainscoat & Olivier Hainaut)
ING Hale-Bopp Home Page (Nic Walton & Javier Mendéz)
-- Latest HB picture using CoCam
-- Latest News on Comet Hale-Bopp (Javier Méndez, ING)
ISTP diverts its eyes to Hale-Bopp
Masi Images of the Comet Hale-Bopp (Gianluca Masi)
PDSSBN: C/Hale-Bopp Bulletin Board and Archives
ScienceWeb - The Great Canadian Hairy Star Party
-- Hale-Bopp News
-- Tips for Non-astronomers


Comet Holmes

17P/Holmes (Gary W. Kronk's Cometography)
17P/Holmes (Kazuo Kinoshita's Comets)
17P/Holmes (Seiichi Yoishida's Comet Catalog)
17P/Holmes (Minor Planet Center)
Comet bursts into brightness (Katharine Sanderson, Nature News, 26 Oct 2007)
Comet Holmes Beckons Skygazers Worldwide (Sky & Telescope, Oct 2007)
Comet Holmes' Coma Expands (Eric Allen, APD, 30 Oct 2007)
Comet Holmes in Outburst (APOD, 26 Oct 2007)
Comet 17P/Holmes Photo Gallery (SpaceWeather.com)
Mystery Comet Explodes into Brightness (CfA Press Release No. 2007-26, 25 Oct 2007)
A Telescopic View of Erupting Comet Holmes (APOD, 29 Oct 2007)


Meteors and Meteor Showers

A.L.P.O. Meteors Section
-- Meteor Observing Alert
The American Meteor Society
Comets & Meteors Showers (Gary W. Kronk)
Current Meteor Activity Outlook (American Meteor Society)
Dutch Meteor Society
Fireball and Bolide Reports (NEO)
IMO Fireball Observers Page
IMO Visual Observers Page
Leonid '98 Meteor Outburst Page (NASA Ames Research Center)
Leonid '99 Meteor Outburst Page
-- Leiden Mirror
The Leonid Meteors (Armagh Observatory)
Leonid Meteor Storms (William H. Ailor et al.)

Leonids (Gary W. Kronk)
Leonids E-Web
The Leonids: King of the Meteor Showers (Joe Rao)
The Leonids, Live! (Science@NASA)
Leonids Live '99 from Yatsugatake Observatory - 17 Nov 1999
Leonids 1998 (ESA Science)
Leonids 1999
Leonids 2000
Leonids 2001
Leonid Storm (The Aerospace Corporation)
Meteor Observing Calendar (Gary W. Kronk)
MeteorObs - Meteor Observing Mailing List (Lew Gramer)

Meteor Showers (American Meteor Society)
Meteor Showers (Gary W. Kronk)
Meteor Showers (Bruce Dale)
Meteor Storms (Leonids)
MIAC News (Meteorite and Impacts Advisory Committee)
NAS - Meteor Section (Norwegian Astronomical Society)
The Near-Live Leonid Watching Program
North American Meteor Network
Radio Meteor Listening: The MSFC Online Meteor Radar
Spanish Meteor Society (SOMYCE, Luis R. Bellot)
2001 Leonid Meteor Shower (Space.com Special Report)
Understanding the Leonid Meteor Storms (The Aerospace Corporation)
USAF Bolide Information (AFTAC)
Visual RMOB (Radio Meteor Observing Bulletin)

See also Solar System - Small Bodies: Meteors and Meteorites


Satellite Tracking

Alan Pickup's SatEvo Page
The Amateur Satellite Observers of Southeast Virginia
(James E. Byrd)
AMSAT News Service
Artificial Satellite Tracking and Imaging (Tristan Cools)
Astronomy and Earth Satellites (Robert Sheaffer)
The Belgian Working Group Satellites (BWGS)
Ben's Visual Sat Tracking Info Page (Ben J. Huset)
CelesTrak WWW (T. S. Kelso)
Communicating with SEDSAT
David Cottle's Home Page
Earth Satellite Ephemeris Service
Extended Worldwide Launch Forecast
(Florida Today Space Online)

The HearSat Website (John Corby)
Heavens-Above GmbH - GSOC Satellite Predictions (Chris Peat)
HobbySpace - Watching Satellites
How to Spot Satellites (JPL)
The Hubble Project - Tracking Hubble (NASA Goddard SFC)
Human Space Flight (HSF) - Orbital Tracking
Iridium Flare Predictions (Fred Burger)
Iridium Flares (SeeSat-L/VSOHP)
JPL Orbital Elements Sets (T. S. Kelso & Ted Molczan, Kilroy FTP)
J-Track Satellite Tracking (Science@NASA)
-- Astronomical Satellites

Keplerian Elements (AMSAT)
Mike McCants' Satellite Tracking Web Pages
NASA/GSFC Orbital Data (NASA/GSFC Orbital Information Group)
NSSDC Master Catalog Spacecraft Query Form
Observing Artificial Satellites (Sky and Telescope)
Orbitessera Web Site (Ken Ernandes)
Orbitron - Satellite Tracking System (Sebastian Stoff, Torun)
PetitTrack (7n4ncl's Projects)
Real Time Satellite Tracking (N2YO)
The Salopian Web - Keplers Links (R. M. Clarke)
The Satellite Encyclopedia ONLINE
Satellite Observing (Dale E. Ireland)
Satellite Observing Resources (Ian Burrell)
Satellite Sighting Data Online
The Satellite Site (Tech Museum of Innovation)

Satellite Times: Home Page (Bob Grove)
Satellite Tracker: Satellite Tracking Software for Meade LX200 Telescopes (Brent Boshart)
Satellite Tracking (Ken Ernandes, Orbitessera)
Satellite Tracking (Patrick Curran, Sky Router)
Satellite Tracking Prediction Form
Satellite Tracking: Tracking Applications (Science@NASA)
Satellite Tracking WEB Page (Marek Kozubal)
SatPasses - Satellite Passes Over North American Cities
Satscape (Scott Hather, UK)
SatSpy for Windows (David Cappellucci)
SatTrak Satellite Tracking and Orbit Propagation Software (UNIX)
SeeSat-L Home Page (Neil Clifford & Bart De Pontieu)

SKYSAT Home Page (Randy John)
SkyWatch: Human Space Flight (HSF) - Realtime Data
Spaceflight Now | Tracking Station | Worldwide Launch Schedule
Spacelink - Satellite Tracking (NASA MSFC)
Spacelink - Tracking Elements
Space Tracking Notes (Sven Grahn)
Space-Track: The Source for Space Surveillance Data
(USAF Space Command)
Tag's Broadcasting Services - Bookmarks
UCS Satellite Database (Union of Concerned Scientists)
View from Satellite (John Walker)
Visual Satellite Observer's Home Page
WinOrbit: Satellite Tracking (Carl D. Gregory)
WinTrak and TRAKSAT Home Page (Paul E. Traufler)

See also Earth Observation and Remote Imaging (PC)

Educator's Guide to Spotting the Shuttle (Calvin J. Hamilton)
-- LANL Mirror
Human Space Flight - ISS Sighting Information
Human Space Flight - Orbital Elements (ISS State Vectors)
International Space Station Observing (SeeSat-L/VSOHP)
ISS Sightings (NASA Johnson Space Center)
ISS-Transit (Thomas Fly)
Ozzie's SpaceLaunch Viewing FAQ (Robert Osband)
Shuttle Orbit Track Maps (NASA JSC Earth Science Branch)
Shuttle Tracking Data
Space Shuttle (Ken Ernandes, Orbitessera)
Space Shuttle Observing (SeeSat-L/VSOHP)
Space Station (Ken Ernandes, Orbitessera)
Spot The Station (NASA)
STSPLUS Home Page (David H. Ransom, Jr.)
Track the Station (Discovery.com)
Where Is the Space Station? (Canadian Space Agency)

See also Space Shuttle and Space Station


GPS/GLONASS Constellation Status

GLONASS Constellation Status
GLONASS Constellation Status (UNB Gopher)
GPS Constellation History and Status
GPS/Glonass Satellite Positions (USNO)
-- Satellite Predictor
NANUs (Notice Advisories to Navstar Users)
NANUs via Finger (Notice Advisories to Navstar Users)
Navstar GPS Constellation Status (UNB Gopher)
NGS Orbits (National Geodetic Survey)

See also Global Positioning System (GPS)

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