Here are various websites that we find useful and information, and we hope you do to.
WEBSITES OF SIGMA MEMBERS:
Sigma's Online Forum Community:- Join our online forum and discussion group. Leave a message on the message board, ask a question or just keep up-to-date with what's going on!! (Sigma members only)
Bill Leslie's website:- Long standing Sigma member, Bill Leslie's website.
Lossiemouth House B&B :- Many Sigma guests and speakers have enjoyed a warm and friendly welcome at this first class establishment. Perfect for a weekend's observing in our dark northern skies.
ASTRONOMY CLUB SITES:
Highlands Astronomical Society :- Highlands is our sister Club in Inverness and was set up in 1993. Many HAS members have given us some wonderful talks over the years.
Association of Falkirk Astronomers :- The Association, based in Laurieston, Falkirk, was founded early in 1999 by a small group of local amateur astronomers and now has a membership of nearly 40.
Aberdeen Astronomical Society :- AAS was formed in 1969 and has a membership base of around 35.
HUBBLE SPACE TELESCOPE:
Please visit HST links to view a selection of links for the space telscope.
Following Ken MacTaggart's visit to Sigma, he provided some links and reading recommendations about the moon
SOME OTHER USEFUL SITES:
Strathspey Binoculars :- A well respected local binocular retailer.
Spaceport Scotland :- Keep up to date with Virgin Galactic's plans.
Heavens Above :- An ideal site for ISS and iridium flare information, based on your own locality
NASA ISS Link The NASA ISS link for sightings from Elgin.
Aurora Watch UK :- Subscribe to email alerts for possible auroras
BAA Noctilucent Cloud Section :- Find out about NLC and how to submit observations
NLC Observers' Homepage :- A great site for NLC information
NOAA :- A most informative weather site
Space Weather :- Keep up-to-date with what is happening in space
Meteor Showers :- A calendar for the year's meteor showers
BBC Science :- Sky at Night, space games and some great galleries
Met Office Weather Forecast :- Find out your local weather for up to three days in advance, plus satellite pictures and rainfall radar.
Stardate Online :- A great site for stargazing tips for each month, as well as a moon phase calendar.
Earth Science :- A new Earth Science picture to amaze you each day.
Lunar Pictures :- Daily pictures of our own moon.
Lunar Eclipse :- Information on upcoming lunar eclipses.
Astronomy Picture :- Each day a different image of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation .
New Horizons :- NASA's Pluto and Kuiper Belt Mission - follow New Horizons as it carries out its seven year mission.
NASA's Eclipse Home Page :- Information on lunar and solar eclipses, as well as planetary transits.
Geophysical Institute :- a good auroral forecast site.
Atmospheric Optics :- brush up on your sun halos, heiligenshein, coronas, rainbows and much more.
Space Weather - another good space weather site with some great photographs and information.
Horizon Scotland :- Business incubation centre in Forres, Moray and home to Going Nova's science festival
SITES OF SIGMA INTEREST:
United Kingdom Parliament - Sigma's written evidence in the light pollution debate.
If you know of any good sites that you feel should be added to this page, or notice any broken links, please contact us.