Suncadia SkyWatch – Tools and Tips (Click for PDF)
The following are some tools or tips to improve your SkyWatch viewing experience. If you have any questions regarding any of these tools/tips just email Fred Correnti at [email protected]
Earth Sky News – Updates on the Cosmos and the World. https://earthsky.org/ Subscribe and receive daily updates right to your phone.
Time and Date – A web site to gain additional information regarding everything related to earthly scheduled events. Use it to enhance your sky viewing quality by tracking the sun and moon rise and set at your location. https://www.timeanddate.com/
The Sky – A web site that provides the Astronomy Calendar of Celestial Events for the Calendar Year 2020. http://www.seasky.org/astronomy/astronomy-calendar-2020.html
Sky Maps – Print a free night sky map that will help identify items of interest. Helps you explore, learn and enjoy the night sky. Also includes the entire month’s celestial objects at a glance. www.Skymaps.com
Clear Sky Chart – It’s the astronomers forecast. It shows at a glance when, in the next 48 hours, we might expect clear and dark skies for one specific observing site. For Suncadia/Tumble Creek residents, just enter By Position the Lat N (47) and Long W (121) for our immediate area clear sky chart. http://www.cleardarksky.com/csk/
Stellarium-Web – This is great site to provide you with an online planetarium experience. Takes a bit of time to get to know all the features but provides you the views of current and future events right on your web browser. https://stellarium-web.org/