JOHN'S ASTRONOMY INTERESTS

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My Pipehenge page

Where I used to work: www.stardome.org.nz
While there for 7 years I developed the website, acted as media spokesperson and set up the schools program which reaches about 25 000 school students annually. This was partly funded by the New Zealand Government.

Astrophotography
(more pics still to come for this ... )

Cool links

Saturn pics

Saturn pics from Cassini and Huygens spacecraft
http://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/home/index.cfm

Very Large telescopes
http://www.eso.org/outreach/ut1fl

Hubble Space Telescope pics http://hubblesite.org

Sky and Telescope Magazine   http://skyandtelescope.com

Royal Astronomical Society NZ  www.rasnz.org.nz

Sunspots, aurorae etc  www.spaceweather.com

Satellites: realtime accurate zoomable labelled 3D map of all satellites currently orbiting Earth (Java applet)
http://science.nasa.gov/Realtime/JTrack/3d/JTrack3D.html

Satellites, stars etc over your place tonight or next week or ...
http://www.heavens-above.com

Astronomy Education
As well as my work at the Stardome I have contributed to several New Zealand school science textbooks and teacher guides.

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I have only had one paper formally published. It is a summary of my 1999 Masters thesis

See also my CV

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