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These links are for Organizations Serving Amateur Astronomers, Special Interests, Popular Publications, and Weather for the Milwaukee area.
The Space Science and Engineering Center in Madison, WI. provides the latest cloud cover pictures every 15 minutes. Water vapor and other meteorological pictures are available also.
No introduction should be necessary. In particular, navigate to the page touting software for synchronizing your PC clock with the official time signal. hint - hint - Dimension 4 is free!
No introduction should be necessary here, either. In addition to astronomy, the site also contains a historical section, calendar section, etc. Very interesting.
A great site! Outspoken, opinionated, and right! Not a bad combination. Updated frequently.
Composed of over two hundred and forty local amateur astronomical societies from all across the United States. These organizations, along with our Members-at-Large, Patrons, and Supporting members form one of the largest amateur astronomical organizations in the world.
Established in 1911 is the major central clearinghouse of variable star data gathered by amateurs and professionals. The data is evaluated and made available to researchers.
Provides predictions and updates of occultations of background objects (usually stars) by Solar System bodies). This includes Lunar Graze and Asteroid Occultation events (see Special Events page).
A very worthwhile group dedicated to eliminating light pollution, improving safety, and saving money all at the same time.
Located at: Retzer Nature Center,
S14 W28167 Madison Street,
Waukesha, WI 53188