Centre for Extragalactic Astronomy

Useful Links for Astronomers

(These links were last checked for accessibility on 16th Aug 2017.)

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FREQUENTLY USED

AAS Job Register Jobs in Astronomy.
astro-ph Astrophysics preprint search.
astro-ph new Todays postings to the above.
NASA-ADS Astrophysics publication search.
NED Extragalactic database
ESO Archive
ESA HST Archive HST archive in Europe
SDSS DR13 data access
DPOSS Digitised sky survey
ING Service Programme La Palma service observing
SkyView More sky survey data

ARCHIVES

STScI Archive HST archive
CASU Archive CASU Astronomical Data Centre
WSA - WFCAM Science Archive
SIMBAD Another astronomy database
CDS catalog archive Yet another astrophysics database
HEASARC-GSFC ROSAT X-ray catalogs
CADC CFHT data archive
SNe Recent Supernovae

TOOLS

PGPLOT manual
IRAF
Numerical Recipies
Dictionary
Roget's Thesaurus
UK Rail Travel Planner Railway timetables

SOCIETIES

RAS Royal Astronomical Society
AAS American Astronomical Society
British Astronomical Association
Sunderland Astronomical Society (amateur)
Kielder Observatory (public observatory)
Durham Astronomical Society (amateur)

POPULAR MAGAZINES

Astronomy
Sky At Night
Astronomy Now
Sky & Telescope

FUNDING SOURCES

STFC
The Royal Society
The British Council
NSF Grants - US