Buhl Planetarium Resources

Download the Henry Buhl, Jr. Planetarium & Observatory Astronomical Calendar.

What's Happening in the Sky Today?

Sky & Telescope - Sky at a Glance
Abrams Planetarium Skywatcher's Diary
Pittsburgh Astronomy
Astronomy Picture of the Day


Sky & Telescope's Eclipse Page
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center's Eclipse Page

Star Buying

IAU's Position on "Buying Stars or Star Names"


The Nine Planets (SEDS)
Welcome to the Planets (JPL)
Views of the Solar System
Solar System Exploration Homepage
Solar System Simulator - Create a Color Image of a Planet or Satellite From a Variety of Views.
Earth - TerraServer
Sky & Telescope's Planet Observing Page


Sky & Telescope's Meteor Page
National Meteorite Collection (Smithsonian Institution) Meteorites and Their Properties


Sky & Telescope's Comet Page
IAU Astronomical Headlines


Sky & Telescope's Asteroid Page
Asteroid & Comet Impact Hazards
100 Potentially Hazardous Asteroids!
How the March 1998 Asteroid Story Spun Out of Control
Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous Mission to Eros

Sun, Aurora

Sunrise, Sunset (U.S. Naval Observatory)
Sunrise/Sunset Calculator (Sky & Telescope)
Stanford Solar Center - Activity Resources
Sunspots and the Solar Cycle
Sky & Telescope's Solar Observing Page
Sky & Telescope's Aurora Page
Today From Space: Earth's Aurora
NOAA Auroral Activity
Space Weather Bureau
Aurora Viewing Tips
National Solar Observatory
Big Bear Solar Observatory


Sky & Telescope's Moon Page
Moonrise, Moonset (U.S. Naval Observatory)
Moonrise/Moonset Calculator (Sky & Telescope)
Current Moon Phase (Sky & Telescope)
Moon Phase Picture for Any Date and Time (1800 –2199)
Moon Calendar
Moon Calculator - Predict Young Moon Visibilities
Tide Predictions
Sky & Telescope - Blue Moon
A Private Universe Project - Educational Activites With the Moon

Stars & Constellations

Constellations (SEDS)
Stars & Constellations
James Kaler's Stars & Constellations
Star Names
James Kaler's Non-technical Review of the Stars and Their Natures
Double Stars, Variable Stars, Star Clusters (Sky & Telescope)
Sky Chart (Sky & Telescope)
Printable Star Charts - Northern & Southern Skies
Monthly Star Charts (Sudekum Planetarium)
Messier Deep-Sky Catalog (SEDS)
Nebulae & Galaxies (Sky & Telescope)
Star Myths
The Real Constellations of the Zodiac
Phil Plait's Bad Astronomy - What's Your Sign?
Sun Signs - Astronomical vs. Astrological


Sky & Telescope's Telescope Page
Cloudy Nights Telescope Reviews
Sky & Telescope Test Reports

Satellite Observing

International Space Station Visibility Predictions
SatPasses Over North American Cities - ISS, Space Shuttle, Mir, HST, Others
NASA RealTime Data - ISS, Space Shuttle
Sky & Telescope Satellite Observing
Satellite Tracking


Space Telescope Science Institute
NASA for Kids
NASA Human Space Flight
Space Shuttle Launch Schedule
NASA Quest - The Internet in the Classroom
Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS)
Universe Today - Space Exploration From Around the Internet
Today at NASA
SETI Institute
SETI League

Astronomy Career

National Optical Astronomy Observatories
Frequently Asked Questions About Being an Astronomer