SAO Links 2010


Professional & General Astronomy Links: 

Space Telescope Science Institute


NASA News and Features

SETI Institute


The SETI League

Mars Today

Signs of Past Life on Mars?

NASA Centre for Mars Exploration (NASA)

International Astronomy Meetings

NASA Astrophysics Data System


Your Sky

European Southern Observatory

National Optical Astronomy Observatories

National Radio Astronomy Observatory

Very Large Array

Very Long Baseline Array

American Astronomical Society

Astronomical Society of Australia

Canadian Astronomical Society

International Astronomical Union

Planetary Society

Students for the Exploration and Development (SEDS)

SKY Online (Sky & Telescope)

Telescopes in Education Project

Universe Today

Nick Strobel’s Astronomy Notes

Eric Weisstein’s World of Astronomy

Astronomy Images:


MSSSO Picture Gallery

AAO Astronomical Images

David Malin Images

ATNF Image Gallery

Additional ATNF Radio Images

STSci/HST Pictures

NSSDC Photo Gallery

Astronomy educational resources:


Astronomical Tourist

Astronomy Picture of the Day Archive

CLEA Home Page

Nine Planets

NOAO educational resources

Physics Links

General Physics:

Eric Weisstein’s World of Physics



Fundamental Physical Constants

(Junior) Periodic Table

Periodic Table


Astronomy Groups – Professional and Amateur

Professional Observatories in Australia:


Anglo-Australian Observatory

Australia Telescope National Facility

Parkes Radio Telescope

Mount Stromlo and Siding Spring Observatories

Perth Observatory

Melbourne Astronomy Groups:


Swinburne Centre for Astrophysics & Supercomputing

University of Melbourne Astrophysics Group

Monash University Astro Group

Amateur Astronomy in Australia:


For a list of amateur astronomy societies in Australia, visit the
Australian Astronomy website.

Gordon Garradd’s Astronomy Page

Peter Caldwell’s Astronomy on the Net

Melbourne Planetarium at Scienceworks

Sydney Observatory

Adelaide Planetarium

Grove Creek Observatory

Skywatch Observatory, Coonabarabran

International Amateur Astronomy Groups:


The Astronomical League (US)

Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP)

Ventura County Astronomical Society, California, USA

The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada