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Welcome to our collection of potentially useful weblinks. Knowing where to find which information within the world wide web may save a lot of time. Thus, a collection of links on a web site might turn out to be one of the most useful pages, although often unnoticed.


Friedrich-Alexander University (FAU) of Erlangen-Nuremberg  


Astronmy & Astrophysics
Astrophysical Journal
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
Astronomer’s Telegram (ATel)
arXiv astrophysics (astro-ph, de mirror)

Abstract services

, i.e., literature databases
NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS) (cds mirror)

Astronomical catalogs and databases

Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg (CDS) – collection of astronomical data and services
Simbad – star and object catalog
NED – NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database
HEASARC – NASA archive of high energy observations
ESASky – ESA interactive sky and data archive
ESO archive of UV- and IR-objects
NASA/IPAC IRSA – IR science archive
INTEGRAL 9-year Galactic Survey – hard X-ray sky map and data
AtomdDB – atomic data for astrophysics
Nuclear Data Center at KAERI – tables of nucleids, decay diagrams, …

Sky monitoring

Swift-BAT hard X-ray transient monitor
MAXI soft X-ray monitor
Fermi GBM Pulsar Project
BeXRB monitor
NASA’s Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO)
live weather map



Astronomical societies

Astronomische Gesellschaft
American Astronomical Society
Förderverein der Dr. Karl Remeis-Sternwarte e.V.

Useful tools

Remeis Wiki – Our own collection of information
Wikisky – interactive sky map
Astronomy Picture Of the Day (APOD)
CalSKY – forecast of several astronomical events
Detexify – interactive TeX-symbol identifier
Regular Expression Tester
CPAN – Perl-library database