Welcome to The Sky This Week

A weekly astronomy column by David Oesper.

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Event times for
Dodgeville, WI
42°58' N
90°09' W

Planet Visibility

Link to just
the above

Announcements!

APOD

Hubble Heritage

Aurora Photos

Comet Photos

Lunar Photos

Astrophotos

Astrovideos

Building a
Better World

Dark Skies / Time Travel for September 2016

Dark Skies / Time Travel for August 2016

Sun: today's white-light image of the Sun

Spaceweather   Solar Eclipse Explorer   Lunar Eclipse Explorer

Satellites: when and where to look for Earth-orbiting satellites from any location!

Weather Forecast for Dodgeville, Wisconsin    Hourly    Graphical Forecasts

Dodgeville Clear Sky Chart   SkippySky   Clear Outside   Seeing

GOES-13 Weather Satellite Images
Visible (0.63 μm)   Shortwave IR (3.9 μm)
Water Vapor (6.5 μm)   Longwave IR (10.7 μm)

Visible Satellite Loop
(automated / do it yourself)

Infrared Satellite Loop
(automated / do it yourself)

National Map of Weather Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

SW Wisconsin Regional Weather Radar

Dew Point Map  Temps  Snow Cover   Regional Radar:  West  East

Mirador Astronomy Village

Fireball Reports

Aurora: if the rightmost bar is red, then be on the lookout for
northern lights.

Light Pollution Resources   Asteroid Occultations

CCD Photometry   Eclipsing Binaries - EBs Tonight - Asteroids

Blogs: S&T  - Emily Lakdawalla  - Rod Mollise  - The Ketelsens

Journal of Double Star Observations

Current Comets and their Positions

Find Exoplanets and Variable Stars

Classify Galaxies  Classify Lunar Features

Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity    Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity

Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter    Mars Express    Mars Odyssey   

Dawn at Ceres    New Horizons at Pluto    Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter

Cassini-Huygens Mission to Saturn & Titan   Gaia

Wisconsin/Iowa/Minnesota Astronomy Resources

Join the Iowa County Astronomers!

Current Research

Name That Moon    Solar System Missions    Google Moon    Google Mars

The Calculating Astronomer    SAS

Astronomical Lists

Gegenschein (Counterglow) Position

If you live in a small, rural community,
here's a great economic development idea

Constellation Tutorial    Voyager 4.5 Enhancements

Astronomy & Space Art Gallery

Atlas of Lunar Maria   Lunar Photo of the Day

Music    Poetry    Ideas     TZ    ST

Biographical Information   Photo

"Some people are molded by their admirations, others by their hostilities."
- Elizabeth Bowen (1899-1973)


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