This is a selection of World Wide Web servers that have information of interest to astronomers.
People connected with astronomy:
- Astrosearch - a search engine for astronomy related persons, institutes, or addresses.
A comprehensive list of resources is:
- Archives - Astronomical archives.
- AstroWeb - Astronomy resources on the Internet (NRAO flavour).
- Star*s - The Star*s family of Astronomy resources (University of Strasbourg)
- StarWorlds - Organisations, institutions, associations, companies, etc.
- StarBits - Abbreviations, acronyms, contractions, symbols, etc.
- StarHeads - Personal WWW pages of individuals.
Other sources on the Web are:
An article in the February 1995 edition of Astronomy Now by Nick Stevens described several FTP sites and WWW pages of interest to astronomers. These are reproduced here:
- World Wide Web sites.
- FTP sites.
- nic.funet.fi, directory /pub/astro, is possibly the biggest collection of freely available astronomical software on the net.
- ftp.stsci.edu, directory /scsci/epa, is supported by the Space Telescope Science Institute. It has a big collection of Shoemaker-Levy Jupiter impact images.
- pubinfo.jpl.nasa.gov, directory /public/jpinfo, is supported by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. All sorts of images and information are available, including space probes like Galileo and Magellan.
- kilroy.jpl.nasa.gov, file /pub/space/elements/satelem/new_elem.z, contains current satellite elements.
- seds.lpl.arizona.edu, directory /pub/images, has thousands of images from space missions.
- xi.uleth.ca, directory /pub, has solar images at various wavelengths.
Martin Bly, email@example.com, 21-Jul-99