Links to External Sites

by Dominic Ford

Astrophysics resources

NASA Extragalactic Database
Returns all catalogue matches for a galaxy, given its position also lists observations from the literature

VizieR
An online catalogue search tool

CDS
A repository of downloadable catalogues

Cosmology Calculator
A conversion tool between distance and redshift for standard Λ-CDM cosmologies


Science news

NASA's Astronomy Picture of the Day

NASA Science News

NASA SpaceWeather Site

The latest EUMETSAT image for central Europe

Space science news from Heavens Above

Science opinion

Bad Science
Ben Goldacre's analysis of science in the media

The e-Astronomer
otherwise known as Andy Lawrence

Sustainable Energy Without The Hot Air
An online about the UK's future energy needs by the late David MacKay

Chris Lintott's blog
From the maker of Galaxy Zoo

Alistair Reid's blog
of scientific curiosities and nuclear power


Free software for amateur astronomy

Stellarium
An open source, free, planetarium program for Windows and Linux

Registax
An image stacking tool; Windows only, free, not open source

Iris
A powerful astronomical image processing tool; Windows only, free, not open source


Technology news

The Register

Slashdot

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