Astronomy at College of San Mateo - Resources
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Telescopes and CCD Cameras

Amateur Astronomy Resources/Clubs
Astronomy Magazines
Here are two outstanding astronomy magazines. Sky and Telescope is more for the advanced astronomer than Astronomy magazine. Both keep up with the latest astro news and report on the night sky. Teacher Resources
Here are some great sites to help K-12 teachers teach astronomy.
Spacecraft Missions to Other Planets
Here is info about the spacecraft that are now investigating our solar system. Observatories
If you want to find out what research the latest observatories are doing, check out these sites. They also have great pictures!
  • Hubble Space Telescope
    The most famous orbiting observatory
  • Lick Observatory
    One of the oldest observatories in the country, Lick Observatory is in our back yard, in San Jose, atop Mt Hamilton.
  • Mt. Hamilton Webcam Images
    If you want to see what is now happening on Mt Hamilton, here is the link.
  • Gemini Observatory
    Here is one of the observatories on top of Mauna Kea, Hawaii.
  • Keck Observatory
    Here is the largest telescope in the world, also atop Mauna Kea, Hawaii.
  • Paranal Observatory, Home of the VLT
    One of the major observatories in the world, is located, here, in Chile.
General Interest
Here are a number of links that are just fun to view.