General astronomy links

The British Astronomical Associationhttp://www.britastro.org
Cambridge University Astronomy Home Pagehttp://www.ast.cam.ac.uk/
IAU Central Bureau for Astronomical Telegramshttp://www.cbat.eps.harvard.edu/iauc/RecentIAUCs.html
The Astronomerhttp://www.theastronomer.org
Astronomy picture of the dayhttp://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod
Astronomy Links & Interesting Sites Beyond Planet Earthhttp://jrscience.wcp.muohio.edu/html/Astronomy.html
NED (NASA Extragalactic Database)http://nedwww.ipac.caltech.edu/
e-Print archive (UK mirror site xxx.soton.ac.uk)http://uk.arxiv.org/
Multimedia Tour of the Solar Systemhttp://astro.nineplanets.org
 

Databases & catalogues

AstroGrid (Virtual Observatory)http://www.astrogrid.org
Centre de Données Stellaires (CDS)http://cdsweb.u-strasbg.fr/CDS.html
National Space Science Data Center (USA)http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov
Astronomical Data Archives Center (Japan)http://dbc.nao.ac.jp
Harvard abstracts servicehttp://adsabs.harvard.edu/abstract_service.html
The Extrasolar Planets Encyclopaediahttp://exoplanet.eu/
 

The sun, eclipses & space weather

SOHO web sitehttp://sohowww.nascom.nasa.gov
Solar terrestrial dispatchhttp://www.spacew.com
Detailed daily information regarding active areas on the sunhttp://www.swpc.noaa.gov/products/solar-region-summary
Auroraehttp://www.swpc.noaa.gov/products/aurora-forecast-%E2%80%93-3-day-experimental
Space Weather Prediction Centerhttp://www.swpc.noaa.gov
Space weatherhttp://www.spaceweather.com
NASA eclipse home pagehttp://eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/eclipse.html
 

Comets & meteors

Latest IAU comet ephemerideshttp://www.cfa.harvard.edu/iau/Ephemerides/Comets
Cometshttp://cometography.com
Meteorshttp://meteorshowersonline.com
International Meteor Organisationhttp://www.imo.net
 

Minor planets (asteroids)

IAU Minor Planet Centerhttp://www.cfa.harvard.edu/iau/mpc.html
Latest MPC ephemerides of asteroids and cometshttp://www.cfa.harvard.edu/iau/MPEph/MPEph.html
Lowell Observatoryhttp://asteroid.lowell.edu
Solar System Dynamics online toolshttp://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/?tools
Near Earth object confirmation pagehttp://www.cfa.harvard.edu/iau/NEO/ToConfirm.html
The Spaceguard Centre (UK)http://www.spaceguarduk.com/
 

Variable stars, novae, supernovae

American Asscociation of Variable Star Observers (AAVSO)http://www.aavso.org
Variable Stars South (VSS), New Zealandhttp://www.variablestarssouth.org
Supernovaehttp://www.supernovae.net/supernova.html
The Astronomerhttp://www.theastronomer.org
 

Artificial satellites

Satellite visibilityhttp://www.heavens-above.com
 

Atmospheric phenomena

Atmospheric phenomenahttp://www.atoptics.co.uk
 

Equipment

Todd Gross equipment reviewshttp://telescopeandbinoculars.com/
Field of view calculator for (D)SLR camerashttp://www.howardedin.com/articles/fov.html
About telescopeshttp://www.ayton.id.au/gary/Science/Astronomy/Ast_Telescope.htm
 

Astronomy & space news

Astronomy Now magazinehttp://www.astronomynow.com
Sky & Telescope magazinehttp://www.skyandtelescope.com
Space.comhttp://www.space.com
European Southern Observatory (ESO)http://http://www.eso.org/public/outreach
European Space Agency (ESA)http://www.esa.int
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)http://science.nasa.gov
 

Astronomy book links

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