Astronomy Links

  • Astronomy Now

    Astronomy Now is the UK’s biggest astronomy magazine.

    With 132 feature-packed pages. Since 1987 it has been essential reading for astronomers in the UK and around the world. Each month, the magazine contains features, reviews, news and practical guides on all aspects of astronomy, from the latest scientific discoveries to advice for those discovering the night sky for the first time.

  • Astronomy Picture of the Day

    Astronomy Picture of the Day.

    Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer.

  • NASA

    The National Aeronautics and Space Administration

    This is an independent agency of the United States Federal Government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research. NASA was established in 1958, succeeding the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics.

  • Jet Propulsion Lab

    The Jet Propulsion Laboratory

    A unique national research facility that carries out robotic space and Earth science missions. JPL helped open the Space Age by developing America's first Earth-orbiting science satellite, creating the first successful interplanetary spacecraft, and sending robotic missions to study all the planets in the solar system as well as asteroids, comets and Earth's moon. In addition to its missions, JPL developed and manages NASA's Deep Space Network, a worldwide system of antennas that communicates with interplanetary spacecraft.

  • European Space Agency

    The European Space Agency (ESA)

    Europe's gateway to space. Its mission is to shape the development of Europe's space capability and ensure that investment in space continues to deliver benefits to the citizens of Europe and the world.

  • Institute of Astronomy

    The Institute of Astronomy

    The Institute of Astronomy (IoA) came into being in 1972 by the amalgamation of three institutions which had developed on the site. These were the Cambridge University Observatory which was established in 1823, the Solar Physics Observatory (1912) and the Institute of Theoretical Astronomy (1967).

  • Cavendish Astrophysics

    Cavendish Astrophysics and the Mullard Radio Astronomy Observatory

    Radio astronomy is the study of celestial objects by means of the natural radio waves they emit. It tells us about the Solar System, our own Galaxy (the Milky Way), radio galaxies, quasars and cosmology.

  • Jodrell Bank

    Jodrell Bank

    Radio astronomy is the study of celestial objects by means of the natural radio waves they emit. It tells us about the Solar System, our own Galaxy (the Milky Way), radio galaxies, quasars and cosmology.

  • Royal Observatory Greenwich

    Explore the fascinating mysteries of time and space and discover the home of GMT.

  • European Southern Observatory

    European Southern Observatory

    ESO, the European Southern Observatory, is the foremost intergovernmental astronomy organisation in Europe and the world's most productive astronomical observatory. ESO provides state-of-the-art research facilities to astronomers and is supported by Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, along with the host state of Chile. Several other countries have expressed an interest in membership.

  • British Astronomical Society

    British Astronomical Society

    The British Astronomical Association has been a driving force in amateur astronomy for over 125 years and is today recognised as one of the world’s leading amateur groups. Among the BAA's first presidents was Walter Maunder, discoverer of the seventeenth century scarcity in sunspots now known as the Maunder Minimum which he achieved by analysing historical observations.

  • The Society for Popular Astronomy

    The Society for Popular Astronomy

    The Society was set up way back in 1953 (as the Junior Astronomical Society) to promote an interest in astronomy and help beginners of all ages to get started in this fascinating hobby. It’s a role we are still performing today! Everyone is welcome to join the SPA, whether a novice or a more experienced enthusiast, and whether old or young. We believe we offer something for everyone.

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