Some Websites

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 (NFRA)
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 )
STScI Digitised Sky Survey (DSS)
StarHeads - Astronomers and Related People
The ROSAT X-Ray All-Sky Survey
The Chandra X-ray Observatory Center
The Hubble Space Telescope site (HST)
The Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) site (HST)

Scientific Journals/Publications:

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