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Astronomy Institutes/Groups:


  The International Astronomical Union
  World Telescopes
  Raman Research Institute
  Indian Institute of Astrophysics
  National Radio Astronomy Observatory
  Netherlands Foundation for Research in Astronomy (ASTRON)
  Australia Telescope National Facility (ATNF)
  Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy (MPIfR)
  Arecibo Observatory (National Astronomy and Ionosphere Center)
  Jodrell Bank Observatory (University of Manchester)
  Mullard Radio Astronomy Observatory (MRAO)
  Observatoire de Paris




  Astroweb Database
  Astrophysics Data System (ADS)
  ADS Catalog Service
  ADS Abstract Service (Query Form)
  SIMBAD Astronomical Database
  Cambride 8C Survey (38 MHz)
  Cambridge 7C Survey (151 MHz)
  Cambridge 6C Survey (151 MHz)
  The Westerbork Northern Sky Survey (WENSS ) (326 MHz)
  The Sydney University Molonglo Sky Survey (SUMSS) (843 MHz)
  The Faint Images of the Radio Sky at Twenty-cm (FIRST) Survey
  The NRAO VLA Sky Survey (NVSS) (1.4 GHz)
  The Green Bank (GB6) Survey (4.85 GHz)
  The Parkes-MIT-NRAO (PMN ) Survey (4.85 GHz)
  The Canadian Galactic Plane Survey (CGPS ) (21cm HI, 408 MHz, 1.4 GHz)
  NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database ( NED)
  Pearson-Readhead and Caltech-JodrellBank Survey Maps (6cm,18cm,20cm)
  The Two Micron All Sky Survey at IPAC ( 2MASS )
  NASA/IPAC Infrared Science Archive ( IRSA )
  STScI Digitised Sky Survey (DSS)
  Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS)
  StarHeads - Astronomers and Related People
  The ROSAT X-Ray All-Sky Survey
  The Chandra X-ray Observatory Center
  NASA's High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center (HEASARC)
  The Hubble Space Telescope site (HST)
  GOLDMine Galaxy On Line Database Milano Network


Scientific Journals/Publications:


  Astronomical Headlines reported in IAUCs and MPECs ()
  The Astrophysical Journal (ApJ)
  Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (MNRAS)
  The Astronomical Journal (AJ)
  Astronomy & Astrophysics (A&A)
  Annual Reviews of Astronomy & Astrophysics (ARAA)
  Reviews of Modern Physics (RMP)


Data Analysis Tools:


  Astronomical Image Processing System (AIPS)
  Groningen Image Processing SYstem (GIPSY)
  European Space Observatory - Munich Image Data Analysis System (ESO-MIDAS)
  Grenoble Image and Line Data Analysis Software (GILDAS)
  Interactive Data analysis Language (IDL)
  Image Reduction and Analysis Facility (IRAF)
  Numerical Recipes Software (NRP)
  PGPLOT Graphics
  Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory image (SAOimage)
  World Coordinate Systems Tools (WCSTools)
  The Numerical Algorithms Group (NAG)




  The Chandra X-ray Observatory Center
  Science@NASA - Physics, science, engineering reference, resource and education
  Elementary Astronomy




  Maps: India
  Online Dictionary


Last revised 20 Jan 2003



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