Astronomical Societies and Magazines

Here are some links to major amateur astronomy societies and popular astronomy webzines. Here you'll find recent news and reviews, future observing opportunities, details of public lectures and astronomy related feature articles.

Astronomical Societies

* The Federation of Astronomical Societies
Find an astronomical society near you.
* The British Astronomical Association
The national association, catering for complete beginners through to advanced amateurs.
* Scottish Astronomers' Group
An informal association of individuals and astronomical societies around Scotland.
* The Astronomical Society of Edinburgh
FIXME: observatory closed, but society still active. Based at the City Observatory on Calton Hill. Public observing sessions every Friday.
* The Society for Popular Astronomy
Britain's brightest astronomy society. News and views, forthcoming events, links, articles... everything for practical astronomy.

Magazines

* Astronomy Now - Online
An excellent website for the latest in all areas of astronomy.
* Sky and Telescope Magazine
An excellent site dedicated to amateur astronomy.
* The Astronomer Magazine
An informative magazine for the advanced amateur.
* Astronomy Magazine
Astronomy.com's website, with up to the moment news and reviews, and lots more for the amateur astronomer.
* Scientific American
A more general magazine, for all areas of science.
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