Astro Assist

My list of handy astronomical web sites which either offer to calculate events or provide lists of information and details about particular types of astronomical objects.

ASTRONOMICAL CALCULATORS, LISTS & CATALOGUES

SOLAR SYSTEM

Solar System: Solar System
Simulator (NASA)
Planet Calcs
(Calsky)
BodySizes
(Wikipedia)
Sun, Earth, Moon: Eclipse (NASA) Sun Calcs (Calsky) Solar Images
(SOHO)
Space Weather Moon Calcs
(Calsky)
Sun-Moon-
Earth Applet
SSSBs: Small Bodies
Observable (NASA)
Comet Calculator
Horizons (NASA)
Small Body Data
Base (NASA)
Comet Chaser
(Skyhound)
Comet Live Comet Visiblity
Minor Planet
Observer
Minor Planet
Checker
Comet Visibility
(Calsky)
Earth Impact
Calculator
International Meteor Organisation Asteroid Visibility
(Calsky)
Earth Satellites: ISS Sightings:
Sydney (NASA)
Human Space
Flight (NASA)

DEEP SKY

Messier & NGC Lists: NGC Interactive
Catalogue
NGC/IC Project  Messier List
Twelve Month
Messier Tour
Object Lists: IC Index Dunlop List Caldwell List
Herschel 400
(Wikipedia)
Bennett List
Galaxy Lists: Bright Galaxy List (ARVAL) Galaxy List (Wikipedia) Nearest Galaxies
List (Wikipedia)
Spiral Galaxy
List (Wikipedia)
Local Group List
(Wikipedia)
Globular Cluster Lists: Bright Globular Cluster List (ARVAL) Globular Cluster
List (Wikipedia)
Harris
Planetary Nebulae: Planetary Nebulae
(ARVAL)
Atlas
Capella Images Planetary Nebulae
List (Wikipedia)
Nebulae: Sharpless Catalogue RCW Catalogue Bright Nebula
Catalogue (ARVAL)
Gum Catalogue
Star Clusters: Bright Open Cluster
Catalogue
(ARVAL)
Collinder List Open Clusters
List (Wikipedia)

STARS

Star Lists: Bright Star List (Alcyone) Proper Star
Names (Wikiedia)
Star Extremes
List (Wikipedia)
Constellation Star List (Wikipedia) Lists of Stars (Wikipedia) List of Nearest
Stars (Wikipedia)
Star Catalogues: V. Bright Guide Star
Cat. (ARVAL)
Guide Star
Catalogue (ARVAL)
SAO Data Base
SAO Data Base (Astrometry)
Double Star Catalogues: Deep Sky Double Star Data Base Washington Double
Star Catalogue
Variable Star Catalogues: ASAS Data Base GCVS Catalogue

MISCELLANEOUS

Constellations: Heavens Above: Constellations RASNZ Constellations The Constellations
Wikipedia
Constellations
Constellation Guide
Event Calendars: Celestial Calendar
(Calsky)
‘Skycal’ Events
Calculator (NASA)
Miscellaneous: Catalogue List
(Wikipedia)
Supernovae List
(Wikipedia)
Simbad Astronomical
Data Base
Supernovae Remnant
List (Wikipedia)
STScI Digitised
Sky Survey
Wolfram-Alpha
Astronomy

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