Comet WWW Links

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Comet WWW Links



BAA Comet section home page (by Jonathan Shanklin)

Brazilian Comet Section (by Jose Guilherme de Souza Aguiar)

Dutch Comet Section

Spanish Comet and Meteor Society

VdS Fachgruppe Kometen (Comet Section of Germany)

Useful Information

Central Bureau for Astronomical Telegrams  Publishes the IAU Circulars--a must for people wanting to observe comets. The Circularsannounce new comet and asteroid discoveries, publish their orbits, and provide predictions of where to find these objects.

International Comet Quarterly (ICQ)  The web site of the most important comet journal in the world today, which has been put together by Daniel Green for three decades. It not only contains a wealth of physical data on comets, but many of its published articles have advanced our understanding of comets.

Sky and Telescope's Comet Page

Pages of Professional and Amateur Astronomers
Which Provide Comet Images and Information

Gordon Garradd  Comet and other astronomical images

Paul Gitto  Many images, including animations and 3D from Gitto's Arcturus Observatory.

Bjørn H. Granslo  Brief updates on comets, supernovae, and variable stars, as well as occasional dedicated pages to current bright comets.

Gianluca Masi  Numerous images of comets and asteroids

Herman Mikuz (Crni Vrh Observatory, Slovenia)  Great images obtained by Mikuz and other staff members

Charles Morris  The Comet Observations Home Page. Tons of images and raw observations, as well as ephemerides

A. Nakamura (Kuma Kogen Astronomical Observatory, Japan)  Many comet photos

A. Pereira (Portugal)  News and analysis of current comets

Gerald Rhemann (Austria)  An amateur astronomer with a long history of excellent astrophotography.

James Scotti  One of the astronomers working with Spacewatch--numerous images and interesting info.

Tim Puckett  This amateur astronomer obtains extremely high quality images of current comets with an impressive array of equipment

Seiichi Yoshida  An online listing of all comets that were expected to pass perihelion from 1995 through next year. Data includes orbits, magnitude predictions, and finding charts.

Miscellaneous WWW Sites

Bushnell Telescopes

Canadian Comet Catchers

Comet Hale-Bopp (from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory)  The largest collection of images on the internet!

Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 Home Page (from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory)  Large archive of data on the comet that collided with Jupiter in 1994 July

The Comet of 44 B.C. and Caesar's Funeral Games  Details of a fascinating new book looking at the great comet seen in 44 BC

P/Shoemaker-Levy 9 (from the University of Arizona)  Another large site achiving the data gathered on the comet that collided with Jupiter in 1994 July

Pictures of Comet Hyakutake (Peter R. McCullough)

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