Astronomy, Space and other useful links
General Observation links
Photography and Art
On-line Projects - which you can participate in.
Science News Links
General Non-Astronomy Links
Open Source Computer Software
- Stellarium - Free multi-OS
software - Rivals Starry Night.
- Free Linux/Unix software
- EXphem - Free
- IRAF.net - Image Reduction and Analysis Facility
- AstrOmatic Collection of Astronomy image processing programs
- LibreOffice.org - A free
and powerful office suite. Available for most operating systems.
Replaces OpenOffice and Microsoft Office. Includes Word processor,
Spreadsheet, Presentation, Drawing, Database, and Math editor
- GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP) - Freely distributed software for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring.
- Blender - Full 3D drawing and animation program. Can be used to make 3D movies, 3D models or 3D games.
- Ninite.com - An easy way to install free and legal software on a Windows computer
- Open Source Initiative - OSI
- SourceForge.net - The world's largest development and download repository of Open Source code and applications
- Thunderbird - An extendable email program available for most operating systems.
- Google Chrome Browser - A secure and fast web browser.
- FireFox - An extendable, award winning web browser
- Ultimate Boot CD - This CD is a great tool full of very useful utilities including resetting Windows passwords.
- Backtrack - Computer security and forensic tools
- Ubuntu Rescue Remix - Tool to recover data on your system or deleted memory cards.
- The Fedora Project - Free, fully functional and powerful Operating System.
- The Ubuntu Project - Free, fully functional and powerful Operating System