Astronomical databases

Please note that access to some of the databases is only possible with IP addresses of the institute.

Astronomical Glossary

Astronomical Glossary (IPAC)

Preprint service (arXiv)

arXiv (Astrophysics, Condensed Matter, General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology, High Energy Physics, Mathematical Physics, Nonlinear Sciences, Nuclear Experiment, Nuclear Theory, Physics, Quantum Physics)
astro-ph (Astrophysics on arXiv)

Bibliographic Resources

ADS (SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System)
ADS (European Mirror at CDS)

Databases of astronomical objects

SIMBAD Astronomical Database
NED (NASA Extragalactic Database)
NASA Exoplanet Archive
Extrasolar Planet Encyclopaedia
Exoplanet Transit Database (ETD)

Catalog access


Data and image archives

ESO (European Southern Observatory) Archive
DSS Online Digitized Sky Survey
MAST (Mikulski Archive for Space Telescopes)
HLA (Hubble Legacy Archive)
IRSA (Infrared Science Archive)
2MASS (Two Micron All Sky Survey, also via IRSA
HSA (Herschel Science Archive)
HEASARC (High Energy Astrophysics Archive Research Center)
LAMBDA (Legacy Archive for Microwave Background Data Analysis)
NSSDC (National Space Science Data Center)
PDS (Planetary Data System)

Virtual Observatories

GAVO (German Astrophysical Virtual Observatory)
EURO-VO (European Virtual Observatory)
VAO (Virtual Astronomical Observatory)
IVOA (International Virtual Observatory Alliance)

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