|Name||Website / Description|
|The Society for Popular Astronomy, Occultations Section||SPA Occultations
Website of the Society for Popular Astronomy maintained by our very own Mell Jeffery, F.R.A.S (SPA Occultation Director).
Website of society member Bob Christy – satellite tracking, space mission history and latest and details of Iridium flares visible throughout the SARAS area.
|Jim’s Cosmos||Jim’s Cosmos
Website of society member Jim Cornmell – full of good observing material including star charts. In addition, if anyone fancies building an 18″ Dobsonian telescope, check out Jim’s guide.
|Heavens Above||Heavens Above
Real-time satellite, ISS, and Space Shuttle orbital pass information, maps, and star charts.
|Aurora Watch UK||Aurora Watch UK
Alerts of auroral activity. Sign up to the email alerts or their Twitter feed or Facebook group for immediate notification of increased geomagnetic activity. Site run and maintained by Lancaster University.
Up to date details on solar activity such as flares and active regions.
|Astronomy Picture Of The Day||NASA’s Astronomy Picture Of The Day
A new image every day from NASA. These images are taken with some of the large space and ground based telescopes.
|BBC Sky At Night||The Sky At Night
The website to accompany the long running BBC TV series. Packed with additional content relating to the show.
|Home Science: Backyard Astronomy Basics||Home Science: Backyard Astronomy Basics
Website containing ‘getting started’ info for backyard astronomers.