[M31] WWW astrophysics links


Information topics

* Literature * Web tutorials * Directories
* Data services * Organisations * Departments and groups
* ESA/NASA sites * Observatories * Projects
* Local societies


Literature
ADS abstract service
ADS abstract service   Strasbourg mirror
ADS abstract service   Nottingham (fastest)
ASIAS   (ADS article service by journal)
astro-ph abstracts   (Southampton mirror site; fastest)
astro-ph abstracts   (Italian mirror site)
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
The Astrophysical Journal
The Astronomical Journal
Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific
Astronomy & Astrophysics
Web Tutorials
AstroBetter
UNIX tutorial   (Sussex University)
Online version of the above Unix tutorial   (Sussex University)
UNIXhelp version 1.3.2   (Edinburgh University)
Linux tutorial   (Lowfat Linux)
HTML and JAVA   (Web Design Group)
Coyote's Guide to IDL Programming
IDL Astronomy User's Library   (GSFC)
Powerpoint
IRAF
WWW directories of astronomical information
ESO libraries   (many useful links)
StarPages   (at Strasbourg)
Data centres
ADS   (the NASA Astrophysics Data System), at the CfA
Astrobrowse   at the Chandra Science Center
CDS   (Strasbourg), including SIMBAD, VizieR and Aladin
Digital sky survey   (at STScI)
MAST   (the Multimission Archive at Space Telescope)
HEASARC   (High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center)
HEASARC W3browse   interface to browser
IAU circulars   (twenty most recent issues, at the CBAT)
ING archive  
IRAS data archive   (IRSA at IPAC)
Final archive of IUE spectra
LEDAS   (Leicester Database and Archive Service)
NED   (NASA Extragalactic Database)
NSSDC   (National Space Science Data Center) at GSFC
Planet atlases  
MAPS   the Minnesota Automated Plate Scanner Catalog of the POSS-I
ROSAT Data Archive Centre   (Leicester), in LEDAS
SkyView   image retrieval facility at GSFC
Solar Data Analysis Center   (GSFC)
STScI astronomy resources  
Organisations
AAS   (American Astronomical Society)
PATT   (Panel for the Allocation of Telescope Time)
RAS   (Royal Astronomical Society)
Starlink   at RAL
The Royal Society  
Departments and groups
CfA   (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics)
IPAC   (Infrared Processing and Analysis Center)
MPIfR   (Max-Planck Institut für Radioastronomie)
Warsaw University Astronomical Observatory   (OGLE project)
ESA/NASA sites and projects
ESA home page
ESOC   (European Space Operations Centre)
ESTEC   (European Space Research and Technology Centre)
NASA home page   (flashy)
NASA home page   (with information content)
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
LASP at GSFC   (Laboratory for Astronomy and Solar Physics, GSFC)
NASA/COSMIC   the NASA software technology transfer center
NASA/Kennedy Space Center
NASA/Johnson Space Center
NASA Spacelink   (NASA Education)
STScI   (Space Telescope Science Institute)
Observatories
AAO   (Anglo-Australian Observatory)
AAO   (UK mirror site)
Arecibo   (NAIC)
ASCA   (Guest Observer Facility, GSFC)
Astro-1
Astro-2
[Astro-E2] Astro-E2   (Guest observer facility, GSFC)
[ATCA] ATNF   (Australia Telescope National Facility)
CGRO   (Compton Gamma-Ray Observatory), Science Support Center site
[Chandra] Chandra   (Chandra X-ray Observatory, formerly known as AXAF)
COBE   (COsmic Background Explorer), data products at LAMBDA
COS-B
Copernicus   (OAO 3)
Einstein   (HEAO 2)
ESO   (European Southern Observatory)
EUVE   (Extreme UltraViolet Explorer)
EVN   (European VLBI Network)
EXOSAT
FUSE   (Far Ultraviolet Spectroscopy Explorer)
UK Gemini Support Group homepage   (temporary?)
Gemini   (UK mirror site)
Gemini   (US project office)
HEAO- 1   (High-Energy Astronomy Observatory 1)
HEAO-3   (High-Energy Astronomy Observatory 3)
Hipparcos
HST   (Hubble Space Telescope), STScI site
IRAS   (Infra-Red Astronomical Satellite), IRSA at IPAC site
ING   (Isaac Newton Group, including WHT, INT, JKT)
ING   (Cambridge mirror)
ISO   (ESTEC site)
IUE   (International Ultraviolet Explorer)
IUE   (support facilities at RAL)
JACH   (Joint Astronomy Center, Hilo, Hawaii)
[JCMT enclosure] JCMT   (James Clerk Maxwell Telescope, Mauna Kea)
Keck I and II   (W.M. Keck Observatory, Mauna Kea)
MDM   (Michigan-Dartmouth-MIT Observatory)
MMTO   (used to be the Multiple-Mirror Telescope Observatory, now 6.5-m)
MRAO   (Mullard Radio Astronomy Observatory)
MSSO   (Mount Stromlo and Siding Spring Observatories)
NOAO   (National Optical Astronomy Observatories)
NRAO new science site   (National Radio Astronomy Observatory)
NRAO old WWW site   (National Radio Astronomy Observatory)
NRAO AOC   (VLA/VLBA array operations center, Socorro)
NRAO Green Bank
[Planck] Planck Surveyor   (ESA Astrophysics home page)
ROSAT   (Guest Observer Centre, UK)
ROSAT   (HEASARC site, USA)
RXTE   (Rossi X-ray Timing Explorer), HEASARC site
ST-ECF   (Space Telescope-European Coordinating Facility)
Spitzer   was SIRTF, the Space InfraRed Telescope Facility
STScI   (Space Telescope Science Institute)
SWAS   (Submillimeter Wave Astronomy Satellite)
UKIRT   (United Kingdom Infra-Red Telescope, Mauna Kea)
Westerbork   (Netherlands Foundation for Radio Astronomy)
WMAP   (Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe), data products at LAMBDA
[XMM] XMM-Newton   (X-ray Multiple-Mirror Observatory)
Projects
BIMA   (Berkeley-Illinois-Maryland Array, to become CARMA)
ISO   (via IPAC)
MERLIN
Space VLBI   US project page, VSOP and beyond
VLA   NRAO's Very Large Array
Local astronomy societies
Bristol Astronomical Society
Bath University Astronomical Society
Bristol University Astronomical Society


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Mark Birkinshaw
 
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