Internet Services for Professional Astronomy

Data Centres

Astronomical Data Center Home Page(ADC)
CDS, Strasbourg
IPAC Main Page
Space Telescope Science Institute Home Page(STScI)
Hubble Space Telescope European Coordinating Facility(ST-ECF)
ROSAT Home Page, MPI fuer extraterrestrische Physik, Garching, Germany(MPE)
Astrophysics Division(ESTEC)
Villafranca Welcome Page(VILSPA)
CADC Home Page
ESO and Space Telescope Science Archive Facilities
VLA Archive Database Search
NFRA Science Support

Astronomical Catalogues

Astronomer's Bazaar
Simbad on the Web
Access to the ADC Archives
Astronomical Data Centre(IUCAA)
Data on CD-ROMs & other media(ADC)
FTP Directory:
FTP Directory:
Andernach's list
Andernach's non-radio list

Retrieving Information on Object

Welcome to the Planetary Data System's Homepage
JPL Solar System Dynamics
LPI Lunar and Planetary Institute Home Page (space planets solar system Moon Mercury Venus Mars Jupiter Saturn Uranus Neptune Pluto Stereo Images)
Solar Physics at the NSSDC
Planetary Sciences at the NSSDC
IAU: Minor Planet Center
SEDS (Students for the Exploration and Development of Space)

Object Databases

FTP Directory:
SIMBAD Guide 1.3
Simbad on the Web(Europe)
DEep Near Infrared Survey of the Southern Sky(DENIS)
DENIS Project
Home page LEDA

Pseudo-Databases: Searchable Collection of Catalogues

VizieR Welcome Page
DIRA2 manual
CATS home page
W3Browse Launch(HEASARC)
LEDAS Home Page
Astrophysics Data System Catalog Service
Databases created with datOZ

Archives of Observatinal Data

Information & On-line Data in Astronomy
Data and Archive Centers(DAC)
IPAC Main Page
ADCCC - Astrophysics Data Centers Coordinating Council
CADC Home Page
NOAO Data Archives
Hipparcos Space Astrometry Mission
CDS, Strasbourg
SkyView Virtual Observatory
SkyView Survey Document
AstroBrowse-Related WWW Resources
HEASARC Astrobrowse
Multimission Archive at STScI (MAST)
NCSA Astronomy Digital Image Library

Digital Optical Sky Surveys, Finding Charts, & Plate Catalogues

STScI Catalogs and Surveys Branch - Guide Star Catalogue
Uk Schmidt Telescope Unit
The ESO Messenger
STScI Newsletter
Welcome to the Working Group on Sky Surveys

Digitized Sky Survey Images

SkyView Virtual Observatory
SkyView Batch Page
FIRST shell script How to
Digitized Sky Survey WWW interface
ESO Online Digitized Sky Survey
Astronomical Archives
Uk Schmidt Telescope Unit
The STScI Digitized Sky Survey
Minnesota Automated Plate Scanner

Object Catalogues and Finding Charts fro DSS

STScI Catalogs and Surveys Branch - GSC 1.2 Description
APM Sky Catalogues
APM Catalogues at AAO
The COSMOS/UKST Southern Sky Catalogue
Precision Measuring Machine
ESO/ST-ECF USNO-A1.0 Catalogue Server
Minnesota Automated Plate Scanner

Catalogues of Direct Plates

VizieR Service

An Orientation Tool for the Galactic Plane

The Milky Way Concordance

Future Surveys

ASAS Home Page
SDSS WWW Server (
SDSS Science Archive, Homepage

Bibliographical Services

ARIPRINT: Astronomischer Jahresbericht
IAU Working Group on Astronomical Libraries Report 1997
Refcode - Bibcode
Bibliographic Code Abbreviations

Abstract and Article Servers

ADS Custom Query Form Wed Jul 29 02:57:00 1998
The NASA Astrophysics Data System Home Page(JAPAN)
NASA Astrophysics Data System Mirror ADS Abstract Service(FRANCE)
Abstract Service Help
ADS Journal Query Page
Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) Home Page: Database Publisher of the Science Citation Index and Current Contents
STN International

Preprint Servers e-Print archive
Other Servers
Departamento de Astrof?sica (UCM), BIBLIOGRAFIA
ICTP: One-Shot World-Wide Preprints Search
Papers Submitted to Selected Astronomical Publications
Papers Submitted to the Astronomical Journal
ApJ Letters accepted but not yet published
E-preprints HOME

Preprint Lists from NRAO and STScI

Space Telescope Science Institute Library
NRAO RAP / unRAPsheet

Electronic Journals

Departamento de Astrof?sica (UCM), BIBLIOGRAFIA
The Electronic Astrophysical Journal Letters
The Astrophysical Journal Electronic Edition
The Astronomical Journal, Electronic Edition
Springer LINK(A&A)
A & A Supplement Series
Service of Abstracts at CDS
New Astronomy
PASP, Electronic Edition
Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia
Astronomy Letters Home Page
Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society
Information Bulletin on Variable Stars
The CDS Information Bulletin
The J. of Astron. Data

Tables of Contents

ADS Custom Query Form Wed Jul 29 03:40:54 1998
UnCoverWeb 2.0
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
Astrophysics and Space Science Volume & Issue Summary
The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Online
ICARUS, International Journal of Solar System Studies

"Grey Literature": Newsletter,Observatory Publication etc.

Astronomy Electronic Newsletters
Astronomical Newsletters
The United States Naval Observatory Library
Other astronomical resources
Union List of Astronomy Serials (ULAS)
U of Toronto Astronomy Library Book and Software Reviews

Library Holdings

The Library of Congress Experimental Search System
Libweb - Library WWW Servers
Astronomy-related Libraries Resources
Welcome to DRA Web2/Bienvenue dans DRA Web2
ESO Libraries Catalog

Directories and Yellow-Page Services

Astronomy search engine
Fighting and preventing spams
AAS Membership Directory
The International Astronomical Union
The International Astronomical Union(PARIS)
EAS Membership Directory
EAS Affiliated Societies
StarWorlds - Astronomy and Related Organizations
StarHeads - Astronomers and Related People

Meeting and Jobs

CADCMISC: Meetings
The International Astronomical Union - Information bulletins
PAST IAU Synposia
AAS Job Register - July 1998
EAS Job Registers
SPACE JOBS - Employment Opportunities in the Space Industry

Dictionaries and Thesauri

Dictionary of Nomenclature of Celestial Objects
Simbad on the Web
IAU Specifications for Nomenclature
Designations of Astronomical Catalogs
StarBits - Acronyms, Abbreviations, and so on
OED Newsletters


Astronomical Software

Astronomical Software & Documentation Service
Statistical Consulting Center for Astronomy Home Page

Observatory and Telescaope Manual

Astronomical Software & Documentation Service

IAU Circulars, Minor Planets, ATEL, and Ephemerides

IAU: Central Bureau for Astronomical Telegrams
IAU: Minor Planet Center
Minor Planet Electronic Circulars
The Astronomer's Telegram
Ephemerides and Orbital Elements
XEphem 3.1
Astronomy Calculator


Astronomy Librarians and Libraries Addresses

Astronomy Education on the Internet

AstroEd: Astronomy Education Resources
Examples of Projects