Welcome to the Boston Astronomy website ...

This website has been created by and is supported by a group of Boston, MA - area amateur astronomers. It is intended to be a convenient site to access news and information about astronomy and space-related activities of interest to the community and the public.


Astronomy and Space News


Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD)

Astronomical League:

Astronomy Magazine:

British Astronomical Association:

CalSky Astronomical and Space Calendar:

Cloudy Nights Telescope Reviews and Forums:

Habitable Zone Gallery:
International Space Station Techology Guide:

JPL Space Calendar

Minor Planet Center:

NASA Home:

NASA Solar System Ambassador Program:
NASA Watch Site:

Phil Plaitt’s Bad Astronomy Page:

The Planetary Society:

Planetary Virtual Observatory:

Sci.astro.amateur Google Groups discussion group:

Slooh Virtual Observatory:

Spaceflight Now:


Universe Today:

Unmanned Spaceflight Forum:

Visual Comets in the Future:


The Best Monthly Star Charts Around!
  Telescopes for Kids Resource Guide:



Supernova Style Science News

 with Ms. Julie Seven Sage

 Supernova Science.html

Additional Astronomy and Space Sites:
Astronomy and Space Software:

AstroGrav Software:
Cartes du Ciel Software:
Celestia Motherlode:
Celestia Software:
Deep Sky Planner Software:
Eyes on the Solar System:

Guide Software:
The Sky Software:
Starry Night Software:
Stellarium Software:
Voyager Software:
WorldWide Telescope:


Alan MacRoberts Articles 

Moons and Rings Database
About magnitudes ...
Angular measurement ...
Angular measurement
The Parameters of the Universe
Parameters of the Universe
The Electromagnetic Spectrum
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Review of entry-level telescopes ...