Guide of VARIABLE STAR DESIGNATION
AAVSO: American Association of Variable Star Observers
Largest variable star observers' organization in the world, serving amateur and
professional astronomers since 1911 in Cambridge.
MegaStar Sky Atlas
resource for deep-sky observing. [commercial, demo available - Win3.1/95]
readout between two points Status Bar readout of field size, constellation, Uranometria 2000.0 chart number (both first and second editions), altitude and azimuth Quickly locate deep sky objects by designation or common name Quickly locate stars by SAO/HD/GSC/Flamsteed number, Bayer letter, or common name Click on an object to display information about that object
but designations from other catalogs and much other useful data
Databases More than 208, 000 deep sky objects with data: up to 13 alternate designations per object, type, size, magnitude, classification, radial velocity, position angle, etc
Principles of Astronomy, sample FIRST QUARTER
Offers free lessons in astronomy. The course runs from Covers identification of
stars, constellations and planets, and physics.
Electronic Version 2001
A collaborative catalogue of carbon stars by the University of Latvia's Institute
info: VARIABLE STAR DESIGNATION
Photo by www.solstation.com
Asteroids with Canadian Connections
A list of asteroids whose names are known to have a Canadian connection, usually
because they are named after a Canadian.
Lists new comets, minor planets, natural satellites, novae, and supernovae, with
20) 1937 UB (Hermes), a long-lost minor planet, has been rediscovered [later given the permanent designation (69230) Hermes]
Saturn XXXV (Daphnis) = S/2005 S1 (new designation and name)
Satellites of Uranus (new designations and names) (2005 Dec
Satellites of Jupiter (new designations and names) (2005 Mar
Satellites of Saturn (new designations and names; corrigenda) (2005 Jan
Some useful information about kinds of galaxies, content of galaxies, clusters
of galaxies, galaxies and cosmology.
These are given the designation cD, from a scheme developed at Yerkes Observatory by W.W
Several other kinds of name comprise coordinate designations (first digits of the object right ascension and declination, either for epoch 1950 or 2000) and a survey name
Astronomical Time Keeping
Extensive descriptions of many astronomical time keeping systems, with information
on time zones and Julian day numbers.
Other sources propose to restrict this designation to date specifications in the Julian calendar to prevent confusion
Catalogue: <A HREF="http://cdsweb.u-strasbg.fr/cgi-bin/qcat?VII ...
A computer readable catalogue of open cluster data compiled by Gosta Lynga, Lund
Observatory.Note (3) : the survey may be SO, O, E, J, R, I or SR Note (4) : the 'C' cluster designation has the general 'format' CHHMM+DDd, i.e
birding.com - Binocular Buying Guide
Factors to be used in consideration before purchasing equipment.
In a binocular designation (7 X 35, for example) the first number indicates the magnification, or how much larger, or closer, the object will appear than seen with normal vision
Aperture The second number of a binocular designation refers to the diameter, in millimeters, of the front, or objective lens
Tales From The Tone Lounge; The Idiot's Guide To TubeTesters!
Broad variety of information on line from The Tone Lounge.
These testers will always have a designation somewhere on the panel stating that the tester you have was made under license of Hickok
Nauru - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hyperlinked encyclopedia article covers the country's history, government and
politics, geography, economy, demographics, language and culture.
In October 2005, this legislationâand its effective enforcementâled the FATF to lift the non-cooperative designation
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New Jersey Turnpike (I-95)
Design and construction history of I-95. Includes images and references to the
Jersey Turnpike in popular culture.
Until recently, the I-95 designation only went as far south as EXIT 10
Instead of using exit tabs, the top line of the typical New Jersey Turnpike exit sign has the exit number and distance, followed below on the sign by route designations and the destinations reached by the exit
Moksha Journal - Yoga and Meditation (Dhyana) - by Georg Feuerstein
Article concerning the etymology, history and process from the Moksha Journal.
Etymology The Sanskrit word dhyana , derived from the verbal root dhyai ('to contemplate, meditate, think'), is the most common designation both for the meditative state of consciousness and the yogic techniques by which it is induced
Potassium in Foods, to Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis and Heart Disease
Detailed information on the potassium content in foods.
Such a designation is much more useful in attempting to decide which foods to eat than a 'per serving' designation which gives very little hint as to relative value and is actually misleading for dry foods
Equality (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
Survey of social and political equality; from the Stanford Encyclopedia by Stefan
washingtonpost.com: The Symbolic Species: The Co-Evolution of ...
--Soren Kierkergaard An Evolutionary Anomaly As our species designation--sapiens--suggests, the defining attribute of human beings is an unparalleled cognitive ability
Sarko Danger - La vérité sur Sarkozy - par des militants UMP qui ...
Se présentant comme des militants de l'UMP, les auteurs entendent dénoncer les
pratiques du personnage à l'intérieur du parti qu'il dirige.
I Know Why Refractive Surgeons Wear Glasses - EyeKnowWhy
A consumer health site dedicated to educating consumers to the risks of refractive
surgery procedures such as RK, PRK, and LASIK.
The Credit Scoring Site - FICO score, credit reports
Resource regarding credit score industry trends, laws and regulations.