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Astronomical References (Rudimentary -- Under Revision)


AAS Membership Directory

IAU Membership Directory

Annual Reports and Proceedings

Annual Reports of Observatories

ADS On-Line Proceedings

AIP Conference Proceedings

ASP Conference Series

eConf (High-Energy Physics and related fields)

International Symposium on Space THz Technology Proceedings

Journal of Physics Conference Series

MPA Proceedings

Space Telescope Science Institute On-Line Proceedings

SPIE Digital Library



Catalogs and Sky Surveys

APM Cat ***SuperCOSMOS Sky Surveys (SSS) (Royal Observatory, Edinburgh

Apparent Places of Fundamental Stars

APS POSS I Catalogs (MAPS)
Automated Plate Scanner Group, Palomar Observatory Sky Survey I)

Astronomer's Bazaar is the CDS service for astronomical catalogs.

Digitized Sky Survey (STScI): Phase ***Phase II

GCVS(General Catalogue of Variable Stars)

Hipparcos/Tycho Catalogues
Hipparcos and Tycho Catalogues at ESA

LAMBDA Data Products (Legacy Archive for Micro Background Data Analysis). Includes WMAP, COBE, Relikt, IRAS, and SWAS.

MASTMultimission Archive at STScI) supports a variety of astronomical data archives

National Virtual Observatory Data from space-based and ground-based surveys combined into a standardized data archive

Open Clusters and Galactic Structure Catalog of Optically Visible Open Clusters and Candidates

Selected Astronomical Catalogs Catalogs available: The Third Reference Catalogue of Bright Galaxies ** A Catalogue of Rich Clusters of Galaxies ** A Southern Galaxy Catalogue ** A South-Equatorial Galaxy Catalogue

Sloan Digital Sky Survey The survey maps in detail one-quarter of the entire sky. It determines positions and absolute brightnesses of millions of celestial objects as well as measures distances to galaxies and quasars.

Spitzer Data Archives/Analysis

Conferences and Meetings

ESA Conferences, Symposia, and Workshops

International Astronomy Meetings


ProQuest Dissertations & Theses

Theses Canada

University of Arizona Dissertations & Theses


Astronomical Almanac extends the printed version by providing data best presented in machine-readable form.

Ephemeris list of ephemeris.

Sun or Moon Altitude/Azimuth Table for One Day

U.S. Naval Observatory Astronomical Applications - Data Services


AAS Grants and Prizes

Foundation Center--Finding Funders

NASA Research Opportunities

National Science Foundation

UA Sponsored Projects Grants Page


AAS Job Register

Astrophysics Job Rumor Mill: Faculty-Staff

Astrophysics Job Rumor Mill: Postdoc & Term

Astroweb Jobs

ESO Job Vacancies

Physics Today Jobs

Theoretical Particle Physics Job Rumor Mill

Other Guides

AstroBetter (blog)



Pictures - Astronomical

AAO Photos (Anglo-Australian Observatory)

Astronomy Picture of the Day (NASA)

Astrophysics Visualization Archive -- movies

ESO Picture of the Week

HST Pictures Gallery (Hubble Space Telescope)

NIXNASA Image Exchange)

NSSDC Photo Gallery
(National Space Science Data Center)

Teaching Resources

ASP Educational Program Overview

Astronomy Education Links (Sky & Telescope)

ESA/ESO Astronomy Exercise Service