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Mindpaint Astronomy Page
Table of Contents :
Astronomy Headline News

Astronomy Photo of the Day
International Space Station Location
Solar and Lunar Data at a Glance

Latitude and Longitude Look Up (Do this BEFORE Online Star Charts)
Online Star Charts

Astronomy Links
Meteors, NEO's, & Comets
General Astronomy
    - Magazines
    - Images & Astrophotography
Really Cool Stuff   
Virtual Globe Applet (Very Cool)


Where is the International Space Station?...
The position of the ISS at 1/11/2007 9:09:31 PM UTC

Sighting Opportunities

Solar and Lunar Data at a Glance:

Daily Sun:
Provided by
Also, visit
Current Phase of the Moon:
Provided by
The United States Naval Observatory

 Updates every 4 hours.
View Other Phases

Latitude and Longitude Look Up:
Be sure the latitude and longitude box is checked

For any valid ZIP code, find the city and state, plus:
county name and FIPS code area code
time zone latitude and longitude
MSA/PMSA congressional district

Enter a ZIP code, city, or city and state

Data Source: ZIPList5 Product Line March 2001

Online Star Charts:
Enter the zip code where you will be star gazing:

Provided By Weather Underground

Another Chart via John Walker's "Your Sky Site"...

Observing Site
Latitude: North South
Longitude: East West
Set for nearby city


Astronomy Links:
Meteors, NEO's, & Comets

North American Meteor Network
IMO's Latest Meteor Shower Calendar
A NASA Near Earth Object Page

General Astronomy

National Optical Astronomy Observatories

Magazines - A Lot of Good Information
Sky and Telescope Magazine

Images & Astrophotography

Space Telescope Science Institute
Space Telescope Science Institute - Hubble's Home on the Web
Astrophotography Site
NOAO Image Gallery
Messier Object List

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Really Cool Stuff

SETI@Home - Use Your PC to Search for Extraterestrial Intelligence

Space Physics and Aeronomy Research Collaboratory (SPARC)

Click on the globe to center any location.  Day / Night is realtime.