Tools for observers Beginner astronomy Finder charts for planets, dwarf planets, asteroids (created using the custom finder charts for solar system objects tool) Messier marathon items Astronomy software Imaging Magazines Star maps (downloadable) Eclipse observing (solar and lunar) ISS, satellites Meteor observing Moon observing Auroras, weather and rainbows Comets Canadian telescopes/astronomy Discussion forums Astronomical societies NASA and space programs Dark sky preserves (DSPs) and Bruce Peninsula environment groups Projects and telescope building Stores and used astronomical equipment online Other Historical reference