Michael L. Balogh
University of Waterloo

Astrophysics and Gravitation Group
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Quick Index

Observatories

Space Telescope (STScI)
Gemini
VLT (ESO)
NOAO
William Herschel Telescope
AAO
Subaru Telescope Homepage
Carnegie Observatories
Keck
ESO (La Silla)
ESO (Paranal)
Calar Alto
GTC (Grantecan)
CFHT
Australia Telescope National Facility Home Page
CTIO

Archives and Catalogues

Extragalactic Search Engines

Surveys

Archives

Nasa Extragalactic Database (NED)
LEDA (Extragalactic Database)
SIMBAD - useful for finding object aliases
Sloan Digital Sky Survey
2dF Galaxy RedshiftSurvey
GOODS
DEEP
XMM-LSS
CHF Legacy Survey
APM Sky Catalogues
Digitial POSS (DPOSS)
Digitized Sky Survey (at CADC)
Gravitational Lens Data Base
HIPASS
SkyView
Datascope
CDS catalog archive
CADC (Canadian Astronomy Data Centre)
MAA - Astronomical Catalogs Online
STScI Archive
2 Micron All Sky Survey (2MASS)

Astronomy Tools

Public Software

Analysis Tools

Misc. Reference

Bruzual & Charlot population synthesis models
PYRAF (Python+IRAF)
Cloudy and Associates, Photoionization Simulations
SExtractor (Source Extraction)
Starburst and Galaxy Evolution
Cosmology Calculator
Flux Unit Conversions
Astronomical Magnitude Systems
Astronomy Tools
Coordinate Converter
The Integrator
Stars and Constellations
StatCodes
DIRBE/IRAS Dust Maps
Heasarc: Tools
Statistical Consultation - FAQ

Seminars and Conferences

Astronomy Conferences

Journals

Astrophysics Data System
astro-ph (preprints)

MNRAS
Astrophysical Journal (ApJ)
Astronomy and Astrophysics
Nature
BIDS (Bibliography service)
Astronomy Now
AAS CD-ROM Series
New Scientist

Manuals

Programming Languages

Software

Word Processing

AWK one-liners
Netlib Master Index
Numerical Recipes
IDL
IDL Astronomy User's Library
PGPLOT
IRAF
SM (plotting software)
LaTeX
Essential Latex
The Not-So Short Guide to Latex (large postscript file)
Bibtex bst files
CTAN: LaTeX Macros (Main page)

Organisations and Institutions

Universities (Astronomy Departments)

Research-Based Institutions

List of all Astronomy Departments
British Columbia
Durham University
McMaster University
Victoria
Waterloo
UWO (Western Ontario)
Carnegie Observatories
Centre for Astrophysics (Harvard)
Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics (CITA)
CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique)
Institute of Astronomy (IoA, Cambridge)
Institute for Astronomy (IfA, Hawaii)
Kapteyn Institute
Kitt Peak National Observatory (KPNO)
Lick Observatory (UCO)
MPIA (Max-Planck)
NOAO (National Optical Astronomy Observatory)
NFRA (Netherlands)
Steward Observatory

Clubs, Societies etc.

Miscellaneous

American Astronomical Society (AAS)
Canadian Astronomical Society (CASCA)
European Space Organization (ESO)
The Royal Society
Canadian Astronomical Data Centre
HEASARC/GSFC (High Energy Astrophysics)
NASA
NSF (National Science Foundation)
NSERC

Jobs

AAS Job Register