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CelestialChart.com Offers Web Based Sky Maps for Amateur and Professional Astronomers
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CelestialChart.com Offers Web Based Sky Maps for Amateur and Professional Astronomers

CelestialChart.com is a web-based tool for both amateur and professional astronomers. It specializes in doing one thing and doing it very well: Providing accurate, easy-to-read, real-time or scheduled (past or future), location-specific astronomical charts of celestial bodies and constellations. Enter a location by city or latitude and longitude, as well […]

BOSS (Backyard Observatory Supernova Search) Team Uses Amateur Telescope Technology to Discover Supernovas
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BOSS (Backyard Observatory Supernova Search) Team Uses Amateur Telescope Technology to Discover Supernovas

With each new advancement in the technology available to amateur astronomers, the line between amateur and professional – already barely distinguishable – is further blurred. There may be no better example than the feats of the Backyard Observatory Supernova Search (with the enviable acronym, “BOSS”). Boss represents an amateur collaboration […]