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Science, Astronomy & Physics news (Hebrew):

Hayadan
Online science news (Hebrew) website. Updated daily! Editor: Avi Blizovski

Astronomy, Science and Space Forumns in Israel

Nana Astronomy Forum
The best astronomy forum in Israel. Amatures interacts on daily basis mainly on telescope and observations related topics.
http://forums.nana.co.il/Forum/?ForumId=2122



Science, Astronomy, Astrophysics and Space educational Organizations in Israel:

TAU AstroClub
Voluntary activity of graduate students in Tel-Aviv university for promotion of astronomy and astrophysics education in Israel, through lectures, videos, and public observations. All the activities are free of charge.
http://astroclub.tau.ac.il

Young@Science
Education for sciences in the Weizmann Institute
http://www.young.weizmann.ac.il/

Maslul
Group of engineering students based in the Technion that organizes space and astronomy activities in Israel.
http://maslul.org/

Israel Astronomical Association
Association of amatures astronomers, based in Givatayim.
http://astronomy.org.il/

Israeli Space Society
Promoting space activities and astronomy in Israel
http://space.org.il/

Observatories in Israel:

Wise Observatory
The only proffesional observatory in Israel, operated by Tel-Aviv university.
http://wise-obs.tau.ac.il/

Wise observatory projects:
TAUVEX
Tel Aviv University UV Explorer
http://wise-obs.tau.ac.il/projects/tauvex/

Spaceguard
http://spaceguard.tau.ac.il/

CONCAM
CONCAM images taken at Wise Observatory, ISRAEL
http://wise-concam.tau.ac.il/concam/archive/images.html

Eductaional observatories in Israel:

TAU Astroclub
The TAU AstroClub operates a small telescope for educational public observations. Particpating in the observations is free of charge. Like other telescopes located in big cities, we are limited by the light pollution in the Tel-Aviv area. Given this conditions we are concentrating on objects easly observable.
http://astroclub.tau.ac.il

Sea of Galilee Astrophysical Observatory
A public educational observatory located near the "Kinerat". The observatory is operated by Emek-Hayarden collegae http://www2.yarden.ac.il/bloss/gaogen.htm
        Other Resources in Emek-Hayarden collegae website:
        APOD in Hebrew
        Astronomical Dictionary
        Schol projects in astronomy
        ASTROTOP - High schol projects in astronomy

Givatayim observatory
A public educational observatory located in Givatayim.
http://astronomy.org.il/modules.php?name=Content&pa=list_pages_categories&cid=1

Bareket Observatory
A private educational observatory located in "Modiin"
http://www.bareket.nstemp.com/

There are many other telescopes located in various schools in Israel.

StarTrip - Mobile Educational Observatory in the Negev
Astronomical Activities in the Negev Area
http://www.startrip.co.il/

There are many other telescopes located in various schools in Israel.

Education:

APOD
Astronomy picture of the day. Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer.
http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/astropix.html
        APOD in Hebrew - operated by the Emek-Hayarden collegae

Bloomfield Science Museum Jerusalem
http://www.mada.org.il

Geography Teachers Network (Israel)
http://www.boker.org.il/geography/welcome.htm

Window for Physics (Israel)
http://www.physics.co.il/

Binary star simulation
http://astro.ph.unimelb.edu.au/central/Mirrors/binary/binary.htm

SETI@home
http://setiathome.ssl.berkeley.edu/

Powers of ten
http://microscopy.fsu.edu/primer/java/scienceopticsu/powersof10/index.html

Physics 2000
An interactive journey through modern physics! Have fun learning visually and conceptually about 20th Century science and high-tech devices.
http://www.colorado.edu/physics/2000/cover.html

Astronomical utilities:

The Wise observatory schedule
Generate monthly calendar including, sun rise/set, moon rise/set, moon phase, sidereal time, Julian day, Moon position. For every date from 2000BC to 5000AD.
http://wise-obs.tau.ac.il/~eran/Wise/wise_calen.html

Meteor showers
Calculate the peak of a meteor shower
http://wise-obs.tau.ac.il/~eran/Wise/Util/SolLon.html

Moon Phase
List of Moon phases from 1950-2060
http://wise-obs.tau.ac.il/~eran/Sky/MoonPhase.html

Gegenschein
Calculate the Gegenschein position.
http://wise-obs.tau.ac.il/~eran/Wise/Util/Gegenschein.html

Moon and Sun rise and set
Calculate daily Sun/Moon Rise/Set/Twilights in local time or sidereal time.
http://wise-obs.tau.ac.il/~yiftah/RiseSet.html

Heavens Above
Heavens Above is the web site of choice for generating predictions for bright satellites passages and Irridium flares.
http://www.heavens-above.com/

lunar occultations
Predictions of lunar occultations and grazing events observable from Israel.
http://wise-obs.tau.ac.il/~eran/Sky/LunarOcc/index.html

Sky maps:

Wise observatory CONCAM images.
Online images of th e whole sky visible from Israel. Including optional star names.
http://wise-concam.tau.ac.il/concam/archive/images.html

Skymaps
FREE* Sky Maps Each Month
http://Skymaps.com

Sky & Telescope
Sky & Telescope interactive sky chart.
http://skyandtelescope.com/observing/skychart/skychart.asp?lng=35&lat=32&tz=7200&

your sky
Your sky interactive planetarium.
http://www.fourmilab.ch/yoursky/

Monthly Sky Maps
Monthly sky charts for Israeli observer
http://wise-obs.tau.ac.il/~eran/Sky/Maps/

Proffesional sites:

Papers and databases:

ADS
ADS is a database of papers in astrophysics and related subjects. Including reference, abstracts, and full papers, for millions of published and unpublished papers.
http://adsabs.harvard.edu/default_service.html

SIMBAD
SIMBAD is a database of astronomical objects, their position, names, references and measurments.
http://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/sim-fid.pl

VizieR Service
A tool for searching information within thousands of astronomical catalogs.
http://vizier.u-strasbg.fr/cgi-bin/VizieR

The STScI Digitized Sky Survey
The Digitized Sky Survey is a collection of digitized images of the whole sky to limiting magnitude of about 21 in several bands.
http://archive.stsci.edu/cgi-bin/dss_form

NASA Extragalactic Database.
http://nedwww.ipac.caltech.edu/

NASA high energy and astronomical catalogs database.
http://heasarc.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/corp/data.html

Ephemerides (Position of solar system objects)

Minor Planet & Comet Ephemeris Service
Generate minor planets and comets position
http://cfa-www.harvard.edu/iau/MPEph/MPEph.html

JPL's HORIZONS System
The best tool for generating ephemerides of solar system objects.
http://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/horizons.html

Rings Node On-line Tools
Generate position of satellites and rings of Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune.
http://ringside.arc.nasa.gov/www/tools/tools.html

Weather:

Medium Range Forecasts for Europe
Forecasts issued by the National Centers for Environmental Prediction.
http://grads.iges.org/pix/euro.fcst.html

Meteosat Images
Images of the globe are taken routinely by EUMETSAT's Meteosat satellites from the geostationary orbit.
http://www.eumetsat.de/en/index.html?area=left5.html&body=/en/m_area5.html&a=500&b=0&c=0&d=0&e=0