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American Astronomical Society

The American Astronomical Society (AAS) is a major professional organization in North America for astronomers, scientists and individuals interested in astronomy. Found here is information about it's divisions, meeting information, downloadable files and publications.


Amateur astro-digest, links to hundreds of clubs, astro-sites, shareware, products, amateur art, ccds and photos.

Astronomical Observatories in Italy

This page yields access to the servers of the Astronomical Observatories in Italy, including those at Trieste, Padova, Milano, Arcetri (Florence) and Cagliari.

Astronomy and Astrophysics

This server provides access to the abstracts from the Astronomy and Astrophysics Supplement Series. These abstracts are made available to the CDS by the publisher (Editions de Physique) four weeks before the publication of the corresponding issue. Access is by keyword, author's name, or chronological order.

Astronomy and Astrophysics

Access to the abstracts from the Astronomy and Astrophysics Supplement Series. These abstracts are made available to the CDS, by the publisher (Editions de Physique), approximately four weeks before the publication of the corresponding issue. Access is by keyword, author's name, or chronological order.

Astronomy and Astrophysics at NSSDC

In addition to actual spaceflight mission data, NSSDC archives hundreds of astronomy and astrophysics catalogs, many of which are accessible electronically, through the Astronomical Data Center. NSSDC also archives and distributes over 500 CD-ROMs, of which approximately 1/3 hold astronomy and astrophysics data. Those interested in reading about some of the most popular astronomy and astrophysics NASA mission data-sets available from NSSDC, should browse through the Project Information section on this page. Many other useful astronomy and astrophysics resources external to NSSDC are accessible at the end of this page.

Astronomy Cafe

Have you ever wondered what it might be like to be an astronomer? Have you ever wondered how astronomers get new data and what they do with it? What it's like to write a research paper or go observing? Who discovered hyperspace? If these kinds of questions intrigue you, then sit down, grab a coffee and spend some time here at the ASTRONOMY CAFE!!!

Astronomy HyperText Book

Hypertext Textbooks. Note, hyperlinks in the Introductory Astronomy Hypertext Lessons use the X11 environment exclusively through the clients xfig and xdvi; xdvi is already hardwired into the X11 Mosaic browser but xfig is not. If you have xfig on your system then you need to put the following in your .mailcap file and your Sys Admin must also put it in the mime.types file, otherwise the application will not open on your machine.

Astronomy Lecture Notes

Astronomy Department of the University of Washington, Seattle, provides introductory course notes and other information. Lecture topics are indexed for efficient use. This site has been noted as one of the better sites on the World Wide Web.

Astrophysics Data System Abstract Service

The ADS Abstract Service provides access to over 160,000 astronomical abstracts since 1975.


The Astrotext project is an initiative of the Global Network Academy. Its purpose is to develop an online introductory textbook on astronomy using contributions from the Internet.


Welcome to AstroVR, a collaborative tool for researchers in astronomy and astrophysics. This world-wide-web link is provided to give web users access to some of the facilities of AstroVR. Technical details of interest also to non-astronomers on the implementation of this web server are available on-line.

AstroWeb: Astronomical Internet Resources

Astronomical Internet Resources contains pointers to potentially relevant resources available via Internet and is a product of the AstroWeb Consortium.


Welcome to the home page of the AstroWebVienna. This is the World Wide Web server of the Institute for Astronomy at the University of Vienna.

Bologna Astronomical Observatory Preprints

Bologna Astronomical Observatory Preprints is a service from the Bologna Astronomical Observatory, providing retrieval of postscript files from the observatory, the astronomy department of Bologna University, and the Radio Astronomy Institute of CNR.

Brief tour of our universe

A photographic tour of our solar system and beyond is the theme for this page!

Calibrating Hubble Space Telescope

The proceedings from the HST Calibration Workshop that was held at the Space Telescope Science Institute November 15-17, 1993.

Clear Skies, the Newsletter for Amateur Astronomers

Provides information about Clear Skies, a newsletter for astronomers that is published quarterly. It contains clearly written articles on deep sky, solar, lunar, double star observing, and regular columns. Sample articles are available online.

CyberSky Planetarium for MS Windows

CyberSky (TM) is a shareware planetarium program for Microsoft Windows 3.1 or higher.

Department of Physics U.C. Irvine

U.C. Irvine offers information about curricula, graduate, and undergraduate honors and research programs, and active research programs of the physics faculty in astronomy and astrophysics, condensed matter, elementary particle physics, and plasma physics.

The Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory (DRAO)

Observatory and facility of DRAO operated by the Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics of the National Research Council of Canada. The observatory instruments are particularly suited to comprehensive studies of the interstellar environment, extended Galactic nebulae and star-forming regions, and of nearby galaxies.

Doug Ingram's Astronomical Teaching Resources

This Page describes some of the Astronomy courses taught at the University of Washington and provides links to the resources used in teaching the classes, such as readings, homeworks, labs, exams, syllabi, study guides, etc. Most files are either linked both as LaTeX and PostScript or as just ASCII.

Dundee Astronomy Page

Planet information (incl. rising and setting times) for any location/time; astronomy quiz; some pictures.

Earth and Universe

A comprehensive multimedia guide to Stars and Galaxies with an audio narrative tour and a movie from BTL Publishing Limited. here are many pictures, audio narrations and movies inside this area. Please note that these are all protected by copyright and you must not make copies or use the material in any way without prior permission from Bradford Technology Limited.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

The world of aerospace, astrophysics and other sciences from the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, Florida. Links to NASA images and permit browsers to download spectacular photographs. It jumps to the Avion Online newspaper, to ERAU campus in Prescott, AZ, then to ERAU's extended campus, ultimately to CERN's Aviation Virtual Library and CERN's Aerospace Virtual Library, with links throughout NASA, from the JPL and related sources and repositories of knowledge in California and the West to the Goddard Space Flight Center and the research nucleus in the nation's capital and along the East Coast, from north to south, and from Florida back to Texas.

Galactic PNe database, Innsbruck

We try to include as fast as possible any kind of information concerning planetary nebulae into our data base. Most parts of the data base are public. Only access to data concerning the DeNIS project might be, according to the data release policy of DeNIS, restricted.

Global Oscillation Network Group (GONG)

The GONG Project, funded by the National Science Foundation, is a community-based program to conduct a detailed study of the sun's internal structure and dynamics using helioseismology techniques at six separate locations around the Earth. The site provides a fact sheet and background on helioseismology and the project itself, as well as team member information and a newsletter.

Gravitational Lens in Abell 2218

An image taken through the gravitational lens of the Hubble Space Telescope, and related documentation.

Guide to Stars and Galaxies

Engineering-in-astronomy team at the University of Bradford. A multimedia guide to stars and galaxies that was converted from a popular CD-ROM (with permission) and is rich in graphics and audio.

Hamilton Amateur Astronomers

Hamilton Amateur Astronomers activities. It also has numerous links to astronomical information resources. The newsletter, Event Horizon, is available online.

The Hot Star Newsletter

Hot, luminous stars (Wolf-Rayet stars, LBV, Of and O stars) and related phenomena in galaxies. Its purpose is to foster the rapid exchange of information between researchers by distributing abstracts of papers to be published in professional astronomy journals, doctoral dissertations, news on meetings and more.

HST Greatest Hits 1990-1995 Gallery

A series of spectacular images from the last five years of the Hubble Space Telescope's data bank.

The Hubble Space Telescope Astrometry Science Team

How astrometry, one of the oldest branches of astronomy, uses the Hubble Space Telescope, one of the newest tools of astronomy. The page describes the activities of the team and provides a view of planets around a nearby star.

Hubble Space Telescope's Observations

A list of Hubble Space Telescope observations, images, and future observation plans, including photos of the 1994 comet impact on Jupiter.


A site of the International Journal of Solar System Exploration which provides the results of new research, journals and newsletters on astronomy, geology, meteorology, physics, chemistry, biology, and other scientific aspects of our solar or extrasolar systems.


This Minnesota site is your link to Astronomy resources on the Internet. All of the images appearing here are the result of numerous trips to the Hobbs gallery of excellent astronomical images taken from the Observatory near Fall Creek, Wisconsin, as well as resource information and links to other astronomy related sites.

Index - Planetaria and Related Resources

An extensive link index of planetariums, mostly within the United States.

Index - Planetarium Web Sites

A world-wide planetarium link index.

Infrared Space Observatory

ISO SOC team presents information about Infrared Space Observatory (ISO) the astronomical mission of the European Space Agency this decade.

IPAC (Seeing Infrared with NASA)

Infrared Processing and Analysis Center (IPAC) helps to carry out large, data-intensive processing tasks as part of NASA's infrared astronomy program and it provides scientific and technical expertise on those projects to the astronomical research community. IPAC is part of the California Institute of Technology and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

June 1983 Total Solar Eclipse

Pictures and reports on the total solar eclipse in June 1983, set up by Chong-Yee Khoo of Cambridge, UK. Offers links to related sites of interest.

La Plata Observatory

La Plata observatory was established in November 1883. La Plata's principal tasks are research and teaching in astronomy and geophysics.

Liquid Mirror Home Page

Information about a parabolic surface that is ideal for use as a primary mirror of a telescope and also may be used in applications such as atmospheric sciences, metrology, optical testing and space debris surveys.

Lochness Productions: Slides

A collection of astronomy-related slides, from Lochness Productions, available for viewing and to be purchased for commercial use.

Mayan Astronomy

A resource page for all aspects of Mayan astronomy, including subjects such as geographical orientation, Mayan mathematics, writing, astronomy, and the Mayan calendar, as well as Maya-related WWW links.

McMaster University Department of Physics and Astronomy

Faculty information (including Nobel Laureate Bert Brockhouse), research, and the graduate program in the Department of Physics and Astronomy.

MPEG Movie Archive/Space

A collection of space-related video clips, including several on the repairs to the Hubble Space Telescope, the 1994 Shoemaker-Levy 9 comet impact on Jupiter, and others.

Near Infrared Camera and Multi-Object Spectrometer (NICMOS)

The NICMOS project from Steward Observatory at the University of Arizona is about a second-generation instrument to be installed on the Hubble Space Telescope in 1997. The site describes related papers, event schedules, an instrument overview, and staff list.

New Mexico State University Astronomy

Information about the department's people, facilities, research and educational activities.

The Nova Server & Archive

Professional and amateur astronomers in the fields of cataclysmic variables, late stages of stellar evolution and related topics. Announcements, archival data and contributions from the members of the Nova mailing list.

The Planetary Society

Visitors can explore the solar system with The Planetary Society. The society was founded by renowned scientists Carl Sagan and Bruce Murray to promote the exploration of the planets and the search for extraterrestrial life.

Public Policy Assessment Society

Principal documents of the Public Policy Assessment Society Inc.(PPAS). This is an independent, self-funding organization whose purpose is the improvement of public policy. The society takes particular interest in policy issues on which Australian government bodies engage in formal public consultation.

Queen Mary College Astronomy & Astyrophysics at QMW, London

This server contains information about work in the physics department, including observational studies, interstellar chemistry, planetary astrophysics and extragalactic astronomy. Work in the mathematics department includes solar system studies and solar and stellar physics. Information about individual research groups, a list of faculty and staff, some recent interesting results and pictures from our research.

Radio Pulsar Resources

Provides resource links and information on radio pulsars, including the Pulsar newsletter, scientific article reprints, and connections to a list of professionals in the field. Also includes a series of photos of observatory and telescope sites.

Rennes' University of France CRI-CICB

Offers an astronomical page of pictures & animations.


A database created to provide a repository of links to the best sites on the Internet which explore about space and astronomy.

Saint Mary's University The Astronomy and Physics Department

Links to sites of interest to astronomy and physics researchers, and to an information page covering the department, the M.S. program in Astronomy, and the faculty.


This site is an interface to aid access to the information stored at Arizona State University for the sci.astro.hubble newsgroup, which includes archives and Hubble image files.

Sky View

Lets astronomers perceive the universe as defined by the gamut of wavelengths from radio through X-ray. Infrared images are among those online.

SkyMap Windows Planetarium

SkyMap is an award-winning Planetarium shareware program for PCs running Microsoft Windows 3.1 or later. The offers a description and demonstration of the software as well as contact information for the authors.

Solar EUV Rocket Telescope and Spectrograph

NASA/GSFC Lab for Astronomy and Solar Physics, Greenbelt, MD, US This server offers information about the SERTS instrument, a solar EUV line list between 170 and 450 A from the SERTS-89 flight, and a list of SERTS-related publications. Also included are links to other sites relevant to solar astronomy.

Solar EUV Rocket Telescope and Spectrograph

The NASA/GSFC Lab for Astronomy and Solar Physics page offers information about the SERTS instrument, a solar EUV line list between 170 and 450 A from the SERTS-89 flight, and a list of SERTS-related publications. Also included are links to other sites relevant to solar astronomy.

Space Telescope -- European Coordinating Facility

A Hubble Space Telescope resource directory including images, priority press releases and various documentation.


Provides a graphical map and information on astronomy-related sites world-wide, as well as a list of related employment offers and space news. Also provides access to the electronic magazine Space Explorer Digest.

StarTrax-NGB: The HEASARC Browse

An astronomy page link index, with a focus on astrophysics observatories.

Strasbourg Astronomical Data Center (CDS)

Located in France, the CDS site hosts the SIMBAD astronomical database, the world reference database for the identification of astronomical objects, and also offers various documentation services and links.

Theoretical Isochrones

Astronomical Observatory, Padova, Italy The large grid of theoretical isochrones of the Padova Stellar Evolution group is available. These isochrones are derived for various chemical compositions from stellar models computed with the recent radiative opacities by Iglesias et al. (1992).

United Nations Outer Space Office

The United Nations, on an experimental basis, provides information about the United Nations involvement in outer space science programs such as planetary exploration and astronomy.

United States Naval Observatory

Observatory, star catalogs, earth orientation information, precise time and time interval information, and more.

University of Arizona Alumni Association Astronomy Camp

Learn about astronomy in a very "hands-on" way. Campers keep nighttime hours, interact with leading scientists, and use research-grade observing facilities for their own observing projects. No prior background in astronomy is necessary.

University of Michigan Astronomy Department

Department, faculty, staff, and students at the U of M observatories. Michigan Spectral Catalogue, the interactive U of M radio observatory database, astronomy outreach, and undergraduate and graduate astronomy courses.

University of Pittsburgh, PA, US

Physics & Astronomy Server Dept. of Physics & Astronomy provides information about the department, both with respect to educational (undergraduate and graduate degree programs) and research projects.

Views Of The Solar System

An astronomical photo gallery and series of tours of the solar system, including a very complete list of space related links, archives and resources.

WebStars: Astrophysics in Cyberspace

A collection of astrophysics-related articles, links, resources, and downloadable software.

Winter Solstice

Provides astronomy-related links and references, a varied feature educational presentation, and various other entertainment, weather and related information.

WorldPort Classifieds

WorldPort Classifieds offer classified advertising in categories including business, computers, employment, transportation and real estate.

York University Physics/Astronomy Home Page

York University's graduate and undergraduate programs, faculty and their research interests, as well as associated facilities.

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