This category lists sites specifically for the non-professional areas of astronomy. Amateurs are also known as "backyard astronomers."
Project to provide an astronomy podcast every day of the year, written, recorded and produced by people around the world.
Images, CCD information, buy and sell, and links.
Questions answered by graduate students, including a question and answer archive, information on the solar system, the universe, SETI, observational astronomy, careers and history.
Provides studies, images, movies, and equations.
Visual and CCD photomety, including classic and digital astrophotography. Presents equipment and resources. Located near Plomin in eastern Istria, Croatia.
Supporting the hobby related web sites throughout world.
Getting started, CG-5 mount, SAA 100 list, constellation portraits, barn door tracker, comet Hale Bopp, homemade eyepieces, EQ mount tutorial, millennium rant, and biography, home.
Weekly podcast providing discussions on astronomical topics ranging from planets to cosmology.
Includes galleries, equipment reviews, articles, observation planning, and links.
Contains sections for equipment, the beginner, books, the solar system and deep sky, web log, and links.
Photo gallery, discoveries, details about personal observatory, and chart of large solar flare activity.
An online astronomy journal by Math Heijen, backyard astronomer from the Netherlands. Observing logs from Sun, Moon and Deepsky, digital lunar and solar images, equipment reviews, links, books etc. Articles about the Sun, Moon and Deepsky.
Images, star enhancement processing, equipment information, and what's new.
Monthly guide to what's up in the sky.
Gallery, about the artist, and essays.
Offers space, astronomy and technology content, including information, education, entertainment and business news.
Contains current space news, useful astronomical utilities and information, and amateur images. Includes clickable Messier and Caldwell object tables.
Blogging the sky one sidereal day at a time.
What's new, mini-FAQ, and table of contents.
Equipment, astrophotography, terms, forum, photo archives, chat, and links.
An article written by Philip Harrington.
Experimental astronomy applied on research of solar orientation of the temples in SE-Asia.
Astrophotos, articles, discussion boards, telescope making, observer's logs, and calendar.
The menu is appetizers, specials, and main course.
Images, events, news, information, games, awards, and links.
Project links, weather, comet observing, interest links, minor planets, and resources.
Practical and educational articles to help the urban and armchair astronomer get the most out of the hobby.
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