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Heavens Above - Solar System and satellite data

For Ellensburg

Astronomical Weather Forecast - Cloud Cover, seeing, transparency, etc.

For CWU Observatory  &  Manastash Ridge Observatory

IAU Minor Planet Center - Asteroids, Comets, and other solar system "debris" including ephemeris generation

JPL HORIZONS - Ephemeris Generator

Astronomy Picture of the Day - A daily astronomy-related image with description

Sky Map - Monthly sky charts for northern/southern hemisphere (free download)

Space Weather - Information about the sun's current condition

SAO DS9 Imaging Software Users Manual

NASA Exoplanet Archive

For kids:

NASA Kids Club - activities and information for younger kids

NASA Education for Students and Teachers - grade specific information for students and educators

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