Ozone and Space

Note: for upper air soundings and winds see the Aviation page.

Ozone

NIWA NZ UV and Ozone maps - for yesterday and today

NASA - Space-based measurements of Ozone and Air Quality - from multiple sources
Ozone Hole Watch - daily images, data and information (NASA)

Environment Canada World Ozone Monitoring and Mapping - with most recent Southern Hemisphere maps

 

Astronomical

Land Information NZ - Astronomical Information including sun/moon rise/set tables, moon phases and eclipses


Satellites

Real Time Satellite Tracking - via Google Maps
» with a full list of satellites by category including weather satellites and the ISS
ISS Tracker
ISS HD Earth Viewing Experiment - tracking map and HD camera stream


Moon

Royal Astronomical Society of NZ - moon phases and rise/set times

Lunar Perigee and Apogee Calculator - also with New and Full Moon times - from Fourmilab Switzerland

NASA Eclipse Website


Sun

Tip: for sunrise/sunset times today, Google gives times at the top of results page, eg. "sunrise in Wellington" or "sunset in Wellington"
Sun and Moon rise/set times also via timeanddate.com, eg Wellington

Royal Astronomical Society of NZ - sun rise and set times (4 main centres)

SolarView from NIWA - create a sun angle view map for any location (designed to estimate available solar energy)

The Sun Now - SDO (Solar Dynamics Observatory) - various wavelength images of the sun
NOAA / Space Weather Prediction Center


Sun-Earth Environment

SpaceWeather.com - great place to start for info on the sun-earth environment

Aurora 30min forecast - or 3-day forecast - both North and South via NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center
Aurora Australis Forecast - via Aurora Service

Earth and Moon Viewer, including:
» real-time world sunlight map and Earth view from Sun also Moon view from Earth
Die.net World Sunlight Map - with day/night and clouds updated 3-hourly - via die.net

US Naval Observatory astronomical data
Wikipedia for: Equinox and Solstice


Solar System and Stars

Solar System Live - portal to interactive tools to view real-time astronomical maps, including:
» entire solar system or just the inner planets
Your Sky - "the interactive planetarium of the Web", with real-time sky maps and horizon views, eg:
» Wellington: sky map or horizon view (looking east)

Solar System Simulator - NASA/JPL/Caltech

Sky and Telescope - observing highlights

xkcd.com