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General Info:
For a detailed list of things you can see on a particular day go to the space.com spacewatch sky calender.

You can also look at the interactive sky chart at Sky and Telescope Magazine We also recommend the customizable observing almanac there and This Week's Sky At A Glance page.

It's also helpful to get one or several books to help you identify the different objects.  Check out our list of books recommended by club members and this list of books recommended by Sky and Telescope Magazine.

If you like computer software to aid your quest to identify the objects of the night sky, check out this list of astronomy software links.


Revised: October 13, 2007.

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