Clear Sky Chart

  • Sponsors
  • Why be a sponsor?
  • What does sponsorship pay for?
  • How to be a sponsor?
  • How much does it cost?
  • Sponsors

    Sponsors are remarkably wise and kind people who have contributed money to help defray the costs of generating clear sky charts from CMC data. They have my deepest thanks:

    Winer Observatory
    Anonymous
    Joseph Trerotola
    Dr. John Sohl
    Hans Flaatrud
    Ginny Stumborg-RosinThomas WroblewskiWolf Creek Observatory
    Jnani CevvelPaul DawsonDarkRangerTelescopeTours.com
    Eric RachutSteve AltstadtRASC Ottawa Centre
    Michael RudyTim KearsleySouthern Maryland Astronomical Society
    Jane Houston Jones and Morris jonesBigMailer.io
    John HarrisAmateur Telescope Makers of Boston
    Justin BailoDr. Barbara G. Harris
    Kevin AbelnThe Noroads GarageBob Taylor
    Bert StevensDavid McDavidDick Post
    Mark Biersack

    Putman Mountain Observatory
    Tim Povlick
    Santaluz Observatory
    Rob & Theresa BritschgiDr. Michael W. RidenhourTiffiny Mansouri

    and Gary Spiers
    Texas Astronomical SocietyCarl Tubbs
    Dave EricksonWalnut Canyon Cabins

    RASC Toronto Centre
    Audie HickeyRalph E. Taggart
    Christopher AzarJim Woods
    Dan Gray
    G. Maxwell
    James LindelienKaren Miller SLCSola Virtus Observatory
    John Goar of olympictelescope.comTelescopes in Education

    Gardner Camp Youth Astronomy Club
    Kaushik IyerMark Hanning-LeeK Patricia Thrane
    Tony O'Keefe
    PedroWard Lake ObservatoryIndiana Astronomical Society
    William C. BrysonAaron QuickPoint MacKenzie Observatory
    Matrix Engineering, Inc
    Industrial, Institutional and Commercial Electrical Engineering
    Max MitchellDavid Oesper
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    Naperville Astronomical Association
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    Moneido.esFintudy.comJoseph & Amy Galloway
    Michael Vander Vorst for the San Diego Astronomy AssociationSahkomies HelsinkiAnthony Scandurra
    In memory of Charlie Brown - Patrick J. MaddenChippewa Valley Astronomical SocietyDavid M. Douglass
    Rusty GuinnTodd KuniokaDave Hasenauer
    Riverside Astronomical Society
    William RomanishinGloucester Area Astronomy ClubSkiPi Online Observatory
    Acton Sky PortalScott and Bob LockwoodMark C.
    Butch BurelStephen CraigPhilip Massey
    Eugene Astronomical SocietyHook Agency Roofing Marketing & SEO
    Oregon Star Party Commitee
    Rhonda WeeksFrank M. KlicarDave & Robert
    Mark MannerAstronomical Society of Long IslandBob Pitt
    Birmingham Astronomical Society
    In memory of Ed Knight
    Aaron BernerRalph Richard
    North Shore Erie Amateur AstronomersKarthik RamanathanHonoring the ongoing contributions of Dr. Alvin Ureles
    Klaus PeltschMichael RosolinaA member of the Imperial Polk Astronomical Society.
    Steve CariddiAndy SchleiSate Consulting LLC
    Jessica FergusonJerry Hubbell
    and
    Rappahanock Astronomy Club..
    RASC Halifax CentreJerry SpevakWade B Clark Jr.
    Diego GomezRoger AndersonMike Lewis
    Horace Smith

    Salt Lake Astronomical Society
    Victoria woods
    Knoji Telescopes & Binoculars
    Bert Beadle
    Gregg H SchultzJohn KernsGary D. Maupin
    HelpTeaching.comFriends of Ritter ObservatoryTim Winkler
    Liz MartinJonDTom Neville
    David D.Rod HughesLake Runnemede Observatory
    Billy and Domitta GladsonGreg MeyerMartin Flynn
    GamblingGuyBill SpencerRIP Amigo
    Buffalo Astronomical AssociationScreech Owl Hill Observatory
    Michael AllansonPhilip W. DavisChris Webb
    Erin HowardDavid T. and Jean M. LongJerome Hollon
    Northern Cross Science FoundationGene and Charlotte DupreeFrank Willburn
    Chuck RaheJoseph GeigerJohn R. Crilly
    J PerezC. E. Steuart Dewar
    Martin WilsonGlenn LittledaleJeffrey Patrick
    Dan RicheyHerman ZwirnNathan Dixon
    Kim and John PaulyMichael F. DohertyJim & Lisa McKay
    Oscar EcheverriMichael ToomeyEyes on the Sky
    Steven D. Schlagel
    In honor of Larry Brooks
    (from C. Johns)
    Clint LemastersSteve TimmonsSun City Astronomers
    Charles S MorrisRobert & Teresa WhiteCharlotte NC Office & Coworking Space - Souder Properties
    Adam FreygangAndrew HartMichael Person
    George PipkinJohn & Cathy MooreLake County Astronomical Society
    Gailen MarshallJuan A. GranadosJim Davis
    Patrick ManleySteven WeaverColin Orion Chandler
    Donald Haguedeepskyobjects.com
    Phoenix Flentge

    Astronomical Society of Northern New England
    iptv subscription
    BillRDavid PetterssonJohn Mart
    TomBEric MillerRalf Patterson
    Arrowhead Astronomical Society (Duluth,MN)Dan SmileyJay Buster
    Paul D Clarke
    Jim Mazur
    Allan FenskeJoey TroyBenzene the Cat
    Tri-Valley Stargazers Astronomy ClubSteven SantosSue and Alan French
    Ken Pileggi, the Timing Belt GuyPaul LandmanLuke Edens
    Xylene the Cat

    Why be a sponsor?

    Sponsors are the reason why I can continue to maintain the clear sky charts. I try to thank sponsors by giving sponsored charts more updates, more forecasts, better reliability and more features. I also recognize sponsors on these pages. The complete details of what I do for sponsorship is long, but it is here. One person sponsoring a chart makes those benefits visible to everone.

    What does sponsorship pay for?

    More importantly, sponsorship does not pay for the basic data from which I generate the charts. That data is offered to everyone for free by the Canadian Meteorological Centre though their public web page.

    Sponsorship does reduce some of the costs of preparing and maintaining thousands of charts, internet access, web hosting, computers, software development, bookkeeping fees, caffeine and ibuprofen.

    How to be a sponsor.

    No amount is too small. For each us$5.00 (about cad$6.56) I will list your name, for one month, on the clear sky chart of your choice. Sponsorship lasts longer for a larger donation. I also do extra things for sponsored charts including updating them earlier with more data. (I ask more from commercial sponsors and do more for commercial sponsors. Email me for details.)

    There are two ways to sponsor:

    The paypal forms are too simple to know which clear sky charts you use. So also email me with:
    1. what name you'd like credited on this page. I can also link your web page, if you like.
    2. The names of any clear sky chart pages you'd like your sponsorship to be acknowledged on.
    I always acknowledge receipt with an email.

    How much does it cost?

    There is no minimum sponsorship amount. I am grateful for any support. Also, I do not repeatedly dun past sponsors for more money. I may email a sponsor once at the end of their sponsorship.

    But to be fair to all sponsors, I acknowledge sponsors on this page, and on chart pages they've chosen to support, for a time proportional to their sponsorship.


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