Heart of the Valley Astronomers Favorite Links

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General Astronomy Sites:

Comets and Meteor Showers - Lists upcoming comets and meteor showers
Astronomy Picture of the Day - Images of our Universe
Dark Skies Northwest - Helping preserve the darkness of the night sky
Down to Earth Astronomy - All sorts of information relating to Astronomy
Heaven's Above Satellite Predictions - Track the International Space Station and any other satellites>
International Dark Sky Organization - To preserve and protect the nighttime environment and our heritage of dark skies through quality outdoor lighting
Jet Propulsion LaboratoryEverything you wanted to know about JPL
The Nine Planets - A multimedia tour of the Solar System
Personal Pages of Amateur Astronomers - Links to amateur astronomers web sites
Pine Mountain Observatory - Large telescopes south of Bend in Central Oregon
StarChild -A learning place for young astronomers

Astronomy Clubs in the Pacific Northwest:

Rose City Astronomers - Portland Oregon
Eugene Astronomical Society - Eugene, Oregon
Central Oregon Astronomical Society - Bend, OR
Night Sky 45 - Salem, OR
Northwest Astronomy Group Vernonia, OR
Seattle Astronomical Society - Seattle, WA
Battle Point Astronomical Association - Bainbridge Island, WA

Member Web Sites:

Tom Carrico - CCD Images of the Night Sky

Astronomy Publications:

Astronomy Magazine - Home Page of Astronomy Magazine
Sky and Telescope - Home Page of Sky and Telescope Magazine

Star Parties in the USA

Oregon Star Party - The Oregon Star Party, August 16-19
Table Mountain Star Party - Table Mountain Star Party, July 12-14
Mt Bachelor Star Party - Mt Bachelor Star Party, August 8-12