I would like to know how I can receive email about the
latest events and news notes. I have a general interest
in astronomy. Where do you buy astronomy calendars and pictures?
In addition, there are a few other astronomy related organizations
that advertise free email subscriptions. (We grabbed this information
off the Usenet group sci.space.news)
The September issue of SpaceViews, an online publication of space
science, technology, and policy, is now available. This month's issue
And more news, articles, and special features!
The September issue is available on the Web at
Visit the SpaceViews Web site at:
for more information on the publication, including how to get a free
e-mail subscription. Any questions or comments about SpaceViews can be
directed to the editor, Jeff Foust, at email@example.com.
S&T Weekly News Bulletin and Sky at a Glance
In response to numerous requests, and in cooperation with the Astronomical
League and the American Association of Amateur Astronomers, S&T's Weekly
Bulletin and Sky at a Glance are available via electronic mailing list
For a free subscription, send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org and put the
word "join" on the first line of the body of the message. To unsubscribe,
send e-mail to email@example.com and put the word "unjoin" on the
line of the body of the message.
(S&T stands for Sky and Telescope)
Further, one of our web sites that is updated daily and which you
may find interesting is the Astronomy Picture of the Day:
For getting astronomy merchandise, check your nearest planetarium
or science center. A place we particularly like in Ontario is the
Ontario Science Center in Toronto. (Yes, some of us have visited it.)
It's one of the coolest hands-on science centers around and it has
calendars and pictures for sale.
You might also check out some of the online astronomy catalogs
available, e.g. from Sky Publishing (the folks who publish Sky and
Telescope), the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, and Astronomy
Astronomical Society of the Pacific:
Finally, the University of York and the University of Toronto,
both have good programs in astronomy, and
resources that you may be interested in.
So there's lots of information and resources out there !
Jim Lochner, Mike Arida, Maggie Masetti, and Leonard Garcia
for Ask an Astrophysicist