Observing Resources

The following selected resources are of interest to observers.

Newspaper Columns by RASC Members

Column Columnist (Centre) Circulation Area Province
What's Up in the Sky Fred Barrett (Kingston) Frontenac Township Ontario
... James Edgar ()   Saskatchewan

Sky, Cloud and Darkness

  • US Naval Observatory Ephemerides (Sun rise/set, Moon rise/set, astronomical twilight, Moon phases and more).
  • Dark Sky Calculator - Interactive applet, from RASC member Larry McNish, to calculate dark skies taking moonlight into account.
  • Sunrise/Sunset Calculator - Web applet that allows you to calculate today's sunrise and sunset times for your location
  • Astronomical Time - What time is it? Using your PC`s time settnigs, dynamically displays your Local and Local Sidereal time, UTC, Greenwich Sidereal Time and Julian Date includes Night Vision mode, courtesy Larry McNish.
  • Dark Sky Finder - Jonathan Tomshines great site of Light Pollution overlays on Google Maps.

Observing Projects

Current Events / Observing Opportunities

Amateur Radio Astronomy Links

Amateur Observatories


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