Robert Makemson Guide to Astronomy in Jacksonville

Chart for Sky

Robert Makemson Designs Dome Homes
Observational Physics
Earth and Planetary Science
Outer Limits of Space
Tonight's Sky for Jacksonville Astronomy
Virtual Interactive Solar-system Telescope

Charting the Sky

EarthSky Tonight ... nightly highlights/maps
This Week's Sky at a Glance ... weekly highlights/maps
Newark Museum Sky Watch ... monthly maps/podcast
Amateur Astronomers Assoc. N.Y. ... monthly sky events/charts
Sky ... monthly sky map, calendar +
Monthly Star Charts ... includes the Milky Way
AstroViewer Interactive Sky Map
San Francisco Whole Sky Chart (8:00pm = 20:00)
Whole Sky Chart for Your Area

Planetary and Stellar

Star Gazer's Show Scripts ... weekly fun with planets and stars
Stars ... stars/constellations-lists, descriptions, labeled images
The Planets ... Is it a planet? What planet is it?
Universe Today ... Search for any planet; learn the latest!

Star Tales ... origin, mythology, history of 88 constellations
The Planets in Esoteric Astrology

Lunar Cycle

The Lunar Planner ... monthly lunar themes +
Phase of the Moon ... current + any date/time 1800-2199 A.D. ... understanding the phases +

Rise and Set Times

Rise/Set/Transit Times ~ Major Bodies
One Specific Day (Sun and Moon)
One Year Table (Sun and Moon)
Sunrise Sunset Calendars ... lunar info can be added
UT Time Conversion


The Lighted Way ... esoteric insights
The Difference Between Signs and Constellations

Miscellaneous ... What's up with the solar system?
Online Schools ... space and science study guide for kids
Getting Started in Astronomy
Astronomy Picture of the Day