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Equipment Suppliers

Oceanside Photo & Telescope - "OPT is a real store, populated by real people, who are obsessed with helping you explore every corner of the universe and unlock its mystery." [My favorite place to shop]

Search & Information

California Regional Weather Server - "Weather maps and satellite images emphasizing California, the western U.S., and North America."

NIRI Spectroscopic Standard Search - "This form allows users to locate a spectroscopic standard of a given spectral classification close (in airmass) to specified coordinates."

Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute Clear Sky Clock - "What is it? At a glance, it shows when it will be cloudy or clear for up to the next two days. It's a prediction of when Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute, North Carolina, will have good weather for astronomical observing."

Inspiration & Education

Astronomy Picture of the Day - "Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer."

The New CCD Astronomy Home Page - "includes everything you'll need to become proficient at CCD astrophotography."

CCD Topics - [helpful calculation tools for CCD astrophotography]

CCD - [A catalogue of CCD images. Also offering a forum for registered users.]

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