About Astrojohn

I am a science geek! Interests Astronomy, Skiing, Philosophy, basically any form of technology including writing automation software for my observatory. I will also share this with others using the same EQMOD/Astroart tool set.


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These are some links to useful and interesting sites:

Useful Outreach Resources for beginners:

Getting started in astronomy on a budget

Jenny Hobby Help – Astronomy

Claire Meyer – Gifted Geeks site for Kids!

List of my Atroart6 Youtube Videos:

My Youtube Channel for ObservationManager.

Intro to AA6 ObservationManagerV9.12 -Observatory Automation Suite.

List of other interesting or useful links:

Python Package to convert time to BJD or HJD plus other conversions.
Python packages to query star catalogues
Reference star source AAVSO APASS
My Local Micro Pub!
My software forum
Worldwide Telescope Project
Abergavenny Astronomy Society
Royal Astronomical Society
BAA Variable star group
BAA Members Pages
AAVSO USA Variable Star Group
STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics)
University of Kent HOYS-CAPS Project

Meade Telescopes
William Optics
Orion Telescopes and Binoculars
Starlight Xpress Cameras – Great team producing great cameras!

Wide Screen Centre
Ian King Imaging
Telescope House
Rother Valley Optics
Altair Astro

Tested Freeware software tools:

All Sky Plate Solver.