Links


Updated 7-5-10

Apogee Instruments - Manufacturers of the AP7b CCD camera (our primary instrument).
http://www.ccd.com

AstronomyOnline.org - Nice website with great details on several areas of astrophysics. Great for getting a feel for the science.

Bob Denny's innovative telescope control software
http://acp.dc3.com

Christian Buil - A very detailed site with LOTS of information from stars to spectrograph construction.
http://www.astrosurf.com/buil/

Cyanogen Productions, Inc. - Makers of MaximDL (see Software)
http://www.cyanogen.com

My friend Gary Cole's spectroscopy website.
http://www.starphysics.com/index.htm

Easy to use real time spectroscopy software.
Rspec-astro.com

Extrasolar Planets Searches - List of current planet search projects.
http://exoplanet.eu/searches.php

Fachgruppe Spektroskopie - This site is in German with a translation coming soon.
http://www.astrospectroscopy.de

Forum for Amateur AstroSpectroscopy
http://www.erols.com/njastro/faas/

Exoplanet Data Explorer
http://exoplanets.org

Interactive solar spectrum database that you can query.
http://mesola.obspm.fr/form_spectre.html

Our friend Dale Mais does pro level work with the SBIG spectrograph
http://mais-ccd-spectroscopy.com

Maurice Gavin has sucessfully obtained spectra of quasars.
http://www.astroman.fsnet.co.uk/index.htm

NIH Image Home Page
http://rsb.info.nih.gov/nih-image/

NOAO home page for IRAF
http://iraf.noao.edu/

Quantum Image - Great astronomical image processing software (free downloads).
http://www.aragonsystem.com

Rhea Corporation - SPECTRA SOFTWARE
http://www.rheacorp.com

Santa Barbara Instruments Group, makers of the ST7 CCD.
http://www.sbig.com

Universe Today - General astronomy info and newsletter.
http://www.universetoday.com

VizieR Database - Where we go to find info on stars.
http://cdsweb.u-strasbg.fr/

Volume Phase Holographic Gratings - Our friend Sam Barden at NOAO is working on developing these gratings. They promise to be 90% efficient, compared to 70% for today's best ruled gratings.
http://www.noao.edu/ets/vpgratings

Winer Mobile Observatory - Our destination observatory in Arizona. They rent piers for robotic telescope systems.
http://www.winer.org

Great link for teaching astronomy to kids
http://www.onlineschools.org/resources/space-science-for-kids/



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