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IDA believes that a lost view of the stars extinguishes a connection with the natural world and blinds us to one of the most splendid wonders in the universe. Children who grow up without the experience of a starry night miss invaluable opportunities to speculate about larger questions and to learn about the environment and larger world.
Sky and Telescope Magazine
Sky & Telescope is the essential guide to astronomy, showcasing each month a wide array of celestial events and astronomy news. Our online table of contents give you an overview of what each issue offers: the magic of the night sky, groundbreaking astronomy research, visual observing challenges, and astrophotography advice. Many of our articles are enhanced with “beyond the printed page” extras, including movies, simulations, and image galleries, and you’ll find those here as well. - See more at: http://www.skyandtelescope.com/sky-and-telescope-gazine/#sthash.JFpTSU3U.dpuf
Night Skies Network
This site is for amateur astronomers who like to view and share the wonders of our night time skies. Here you will see members from all parts of the globe broadcasting the night skies from their home built observatories, back yards, and just about any other place where they can set up a telescope.
Neil deGrasse Tyson
Recently Tyson served as Executive Editor and on camera Host & Narrator for Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey, the 21st century reboot of Carl Sagan's landmark television series. The show began in March 2014 and ran thirteen episodes in Primetime on the FOX network, and appeared in 181 countries in 45 languages around the world on the National Geographic Channels. Cosmos, which is also available in DVD and BluRay , has been nominated for 13 Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Documentary.
Tyson is the fifth head of the world-renowned Hayden Planetarium in New York City and the first occupant of its Frederick P. Rose Directorship. He is also a research associate of the Department of Astrophysics at the American Museum of Natural History.
Dan Watt's astronomical travel diary, exploring dark sky locations - Great stories and great night sky/landscape photos.
Want to know what's up in the sky tonight?
A great tool for having a fruitful night out observing or imaging deep sky objects with your scope.
The World at Night