Richard Bong State Recreation Area
One of the best locations in southeastern Wisconsin for observing. Open year round.
Provides information on the most interesting things in tonight's sky. Satellites, comets, Iridium flares, International Space Station, etc. You must create a free user account with your location.
A location to get highly technical information on comets, asteroids, and satellites.
Lots of up-to-date astronomy information on the most recent topics. ~200 downloadable podcasts
Racine Astronomical Society
Located just west of Racine, Wisconsin at the Modine-Benstead Observatory. Public nights are held several times per year.
Clear Sky Clock
A detailed sky forecast geared toward astronomy.
A great site for the amateur astronomer. Reviews, Forums, Classifieds & Event Calendar. $12 fee per year.
Another great site for the amateur astronomer. Reviews, Forums, Classifieds & Event Calendar. Free.
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Setting up a telescope
Glossary of Astrophotography and Digital Imaging Terms - by Jerry Lodriguss
Free - Fairly intuitive. Has a lot of features to control your mount, update objects, etc. Many languages available (Default is English)
Free - A little tough to get used to if you've used other progams.
Free - Best for stacking deep sky images.
Free - Best for stacking video of planets.
12.70 EUR/$15 US - Best I've found for controlling your Canon EOS camera at the scope.
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