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Please list sites describing major scientific research projects being carried out by individuals or groups of skilled, motivated amateur astronomers.

This category does not list amateur or amateur/professional organizations such as the International Occultation Timing Association (IOTA) or the American Association Of Variable Star Observers (AAVSO). These are listed in Science/Astronomy/Associations .

Since virtually all amateur organizations listed in Science/Astronomy/Associations do contribute to science, their wholesale inclusion in this category would be redundant; instead, they are included via a symbolic @link.

This category lists sites describing major scientific research projects being carried out by individuals or groups of skilled, motivated amateur astronomers.
Please list sites specifically for amateur telescope making (ATM) as well as any of the parts or accessories belonging to a telescope.

For sites not in English, please list in the appropriate World category.

This category lists sites specifically for amateur telescope making (ATM) as well as any of the parts or accessories belonging to a telescope.
Please list sites that assist amateur astrophotographers learn and refine their techniques for both film and CCD imaging.

This category pertains to technique.

Sites that mainly present a gallery of astro-images should be placed in Science/Astronomy/Amateur/Astrophotography/Images

For sites not in English, please list in the appropriate World category.

This category lists sites that assist amateur astrophotographers learn and refine their techniques for both film and CCD imaging.
We are actively looking for web sites that contain beginner information, telescope purchase information, or how to start observing.

For sites not in English, please list in the appropriate World category.

Web sites for individuals who are new to astronomy, usually providing "how to" watch stars or what equipment is needed, or what to look for in the skies at night.
Please list sites pertaining to astronomy with the use of binoculars.

For sites not in English, please list in the appropriate World category.

This category lists sites pertaining to astronomy with the use of binoculars.
Please list sites specifically for chats and forums on all facets of amateur astronomy.

For sites not in English, please list in the appropriate World category.

This category lists sites specifically for chats and forums on all facets of amateur astronomy.
Please list sites specifically for astronomy items that are for sale in classifieds.

Items on sale might be telescopes, parts, accessories, cameras and accessories, software, books, and all other items pertaining to astronomy.

For sites not in English, please list in the appropriate World category.

This category lists sites specifically for astronomy items that are for sale in classifieds.
Please list sites that contribute astronomical information on the constellations.

For sites not in English, please list in the appropriate World category.

This category lists sites that contribute astronomical information on the constellations.
Please list sites that contribute information on deep sky observing.

For sites not in English, please list in the appropriate World category.

Deep sky objects are non-stellar astronomical objects that can be seen in the night sky. As telescopes have improved, these faint objects have been broken into more descriptive scientific classifications such as interstellar clouds, star clusters, and galaxies.
Please submit only websites that have English language content to this category. If your site is in a language other than English, please submit it to the appropriate category of World.
This category is for astronomical conferences, meetings and fairs.
Please list the sites of amateur observatories.

The observatories are not professional nor institutional.

For sites not in English, please list in the appropriate World category.

This category specifically lists sites of amateur observatories.
Please list sites specifically for groups of amateur astronomy.

Groups may be listed as societies, associations, clubs, or centers.

For sites not in English, please list in the appropriate World category.

This category lists sites specifically for groups of amateur astronomy.
Please list sites specifically for reviews of astronomy products.

For sites not in English, please list in the appropriate World category.

This category lists sites specifically for reviews of astronomy products.
Please list sites containing information on amateur radio astronomy.

For sites not in English, please list in the appropriate World category.

This category lists sites containing information on amateur radio astronomy.
Please list sites that distribute information on man-made satellites.

For sites not in English, please list in the appropriate World category.

This category lists sites that distribute information on man-made satellites.
Please list sites specifically for sky calendars used for the purpose of viewing preparations.

For sites not in English, please list in the appropriate World category.

This category lists sites specifically for sky calendars used for the purpose of viewing preparations.
Please list sites specifically for sky maps and atlases used for the purpose of viewing preparations.

For sites not in English, please list in the appropriate World category.

This category lists sites specifically for sky maps and atlases used for the purpose of viewing preparations.
Please list sites that contribute information on solar system observing.

For sites not in English, please list in the appropriate World category.

This category lists sites that contribute information on solar system observing.
This category lists *amateur* spectroscopy projects only!

Amateur astronomers often record astronomical images of a quality rivaling professional telescopes. However, for a number of reasons, they have lagged behind in the field of recording spectra of astronomical sources.

This category is meant to assemble links to such projects in one place.

Spectroscopy is the technique of obtaining and recording the spectra of light sources. A spectrum is the continuum of colors (as in a rainbow) formed when light is dispersed so that its component wavelengths are arranged in order.
Please list sites that pertain to gatherings of astronomers whether day or night at events called star parties.

For sites not in English, please list in the appropriate World category.

This category lists sites that pertain to gatherings of astronomers whether day or night at events called star parties.
Please submit web sites that deal with some aspect of owning or using an amateur telescope. We are looking for non-commercial pages that have information of value to an amateur purchasing or using a telescope.
This category deals with all aspects of owning and using an amateur telescope. It looks at getting the most out of your existing telescope and what accessories might be needed.
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