Observatorios accesibles a astronomos españoles
(Observatories available to Spanish astronomers)

Satélites -/- Satellites

Observatorio Virtual -/- Virtual Observatory

Observatorios Astronómicos en España

The World's Largest Optical Telescopes
Astronomical Observatories (Yahoo)
Milkyweb Astronomical Observatory Guide
Automated Telescopes Remote and Robotic Telescopes

OPTICON, the Optical Infrared Coordination Network
ASTRONET Towards a Strategic Plan for European astronomy

Telescope Schedules Resources

Fechas límites, petición tiempos observación (Deadlines for Observing Applications)

Observatorio Norte Europeo / European Northern Observatory (ENO)

ORM, Observatorio del Roque de los Muchachos (La Palma)

ING, Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes (La Palma)
UK mirror

NOT (Nordic Optical Telescope) (NOT Home Page at La Palma)

NOT webcam

TNG, Telescopio Nazionale Galileo

GTC digital

OT, Observatorio del Teide (Tenerife)

[GTC] -- [Liverpool]

Observatorio de Calar Alto CAHA (Centro Astronomico Hispano Aleman) MPIA
MPIA (Max Planck Institut für Astronomie)

Calar Alto Newsletter
Calar Alto external WebCams

CAHA Public Archives

Application for Observing time at the Calar Alto Telescopes
CAST The Calar Alto Submission Tool for Observing Proposals
TAC, Time Allocation Committee Calar Alto Observatory

EOCA (Estación de Observación de Calar Alto), Observatorio Astronómico Nacional (OAN)

OSN, Observatorio de Sierra Nevada (Granada)

IRAM (Instituto de Radioastronomia Milimetrica) (Pico Veleta, Sierra Nevada, Granada)

OHP, Observatoire de Haute-Provence
Observatoire de Pic du Midi
Observatoire de Paris

ESO, European Southern Observatory
Las Campanas Observatory Chile (Carnegie Institution of Washington)
CTIO, Cerro Tololo Interamerican Observatory Chile (NOAO)

Mauna Kea Observatories Hawaii

NOAO (National Optical Astronomy Observatories) / NSO (National Solar Observatory)
KPNO, Kitt Peak National Observatory Tucson, Arizona, USA
MMT (Multiple Mirror Telescope) Observatory (6.5m) Mt. Hopkins, Tucson, Arizona, USA

Palomar Observatory California, USA
Mount Wilson Observatory California, USA
Lick Observatory Mt. Hamilton, California, USA
McDonald Observatory Texas, USA
Apache Point Observatory New Mexico, USA

Mt Stromlo (MSO) and Siding Spring Observatories (SSO) Australia
AAO (The Anglo-Australian Observatory) Australia

SAOO, South African Astronomical Observatory Africa

SAO, Special Astrophysical Observatory Caucasus mountains, Russia

Vatican Observatory Castel Gandolfo, Italy

Arecibo Observatory NAIC, Puerto Rico

NRAO, National Radio Astronomy Observatory USA

Jodrell Bank Observatory (Univ. of Manchester, PPARC, Great Britain)

ALMA, Atacama Large Millimeter Array

SKA, Square Kilometre Array

Large Millimiter Telescope (LMT) /
Gran Telescopio Milimetrico (GTM)
INAOE, UMass, Mexico

Very large telescopes (> 8m)

GTC, Gran Telescopio CANARIAS (10.4m) Spain
(Obs. del Roque de los Muchachos, Spain)
Keck Observatory (10m) Caltech/University of California USA
(Mauna Kea, Hawaii)
HET, The Hobby-Eberly Telescope (9.2m) 11m, Texas/PSU/Stanford/Germany
(McDonald Observatory, USA)
SALT, Southern African Large Telescope (9.2m) 11m, (SAAO)
Subaru Telescope (8.3m) National Astronomical Obs. of Japan
(Mauna Kea, Hawaii)
Gemini Telescopes (8.1m) USA/UK/Canada/Argentina/Australia/Brazil/Chile
Gemini Northern Telescope (Mauna Kea, Hawaii)
Gemini Southern Telescope (Cerro Pachón Chile)
VLT, Very Large Telescope (four 8m Telescopes, ANTU, KUEYEN, MELIPAL, YEPUN) ESO
(Paranal Observatory, Chile)

Telescope projects

HEXA: the future for mapping the universe (6.5 m telescope for Calar Alto Observatory)

LBT, The Large Binocular Telescope Project (Arizona,USA)
The VST Project, VLT Survey Telescope (2.5 m telescope dedicated to Wide Field Imaging)
VISTA, Visible and Infrared Telescope for Astronomy (Consortium of 18 UK Univ.)

LSST, Large Synoptic Survey Telescope 8.4-meter, 10 square-degree-field telescope, Cerro Pachón, Chile

LAMOST, Large Sky Area Multi-Object Fiber Spectroscopic Telescope 4-meter, 5° field of view telescope, 4000 optical fibers, Xinglong Observing Station, Chine

Liquid-Mirror Telescopes, LMT

Liquid Mirror Telescopes (University of British Columbia)
Liquid mirrors at Université Laval
Liquid Mirror Telescope at NASA Orbital Debris Observatory
The 4m International Liquid-Mirror Telescope Project
UK Liquid Mirror Project
LAMA, Large Astronomical Mercury-mirror Array

Extremely Large Telescopes, ELT   (Giant Optical Devices, GODs)

Extremely Large Telescopes
TMT, Thirty Meter Telescope
GMT, Giant Magellan Telescope
OWL, OverWhelmingly Large, 100m Telescope (ESO)
E-ELT, European Extremely Large Telescope (ESO)


The CCD-world, CCD Resources
The CCD-world, mailing list
The Cookbook Camera Home Page (Richard Berry)

SITe, (Scientific Imaging Technologies, Inc.)
Apogee Instruments

ING Detector Group (Isaak Newton Group)
Detectors and Optics ESA
Optical Detector Team ESO
Detector Physics Group MSSL (Mullard Space Science Laboratory, UK)

STJ (Superconducting Tunnel Junction) detectors
S-Cam (Superconducting Camera) ESA
Superconductor Radiation Detectors (STJ : Superconducting Tunnel Junction)


Space Astronomy

HST (Hubble Space Telescope) (page with HST related links)

JWST, James Webb Space Telescope (NGST, Next Generation Space Telescope)

IUE International Ultraviolet Explorer
EUVE (Extreme Ultra Violet Explorer)
The EUVE Observatory
ORFEUS (Orbiting and Retrievable Far and Extreme Ultraviolet Spectrometer)
Copernicus (OAO-3)
FUSE (Far Ultraviolet Spectroscopic Explorer) --> Launched June 14, 1999
GALEX (Galaxy Evolution Explorer) A UV Space Imaging and Spectroscopic Mission
WSO/UV World Space Observatory / Ultraviolet

IRAS Infrared Astronomical Satellite, Archive Interface
ISO (Infrared Space Observatory) at Villafranca
ISO (Infrared Space Observatory) ESA/Estec/SAI
IPAC (Infrared Processing & Analysis Center) ISO services
Página ISO del Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias
SOFIA (Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy)
´Spitzer Space Telescope´, SIRTF, Space InfraRed Telescope Facility (NASA)
`Herschel Space Observatory', FIRST, Far InfraRed and Submillimetre Telescope (ESA)
AKARI, (formerly ASTRO-F) Infrared Imaging Surveyor (JAXA) -- AKARI (ESA)
WISE, Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (NASA)
SAFIR, Single Aperture Far-Infrared Observatory (NASA)
SPICA, SPace Infrared telescope for Cosmology and Astrophysics (ESA Cosmic Vision 2015 - 2025, JAXA)

ROSAT (Röntgen Satellite) at MPE
ROSAT (Röntgen Satellite) at NASA
ASCA (Advanced Satellite for Cosmology and Astrophysics)
BeppoSAX (Satellite per Astronomia X "Beppo" in honor of Giuseppe Occhialini), Italian Space Agency (ASI)
RXTE Rossi X-Ray Timing Explorer
Chandra X-ray Observatory, AXAF (Advanced X-ray Astrophysics Facility)
XMM, X-ray Multimirror Mission - NEWTON
Suzaku (previously called Astro-E2) The fifth Japanese X-ray Astronomy Mission
IXO, International X-ray Observatory (ESO, NASA, JAXA)
Simbol-X (CNES, ASI)
MAXIM, MicroArcsecond X-ray Imaging Mission (NASA)

SXASS, Spanish X-ray Astronomy Support Service

INTEGRAL (International Gamma-Ray Astrophysics Laboratory)
LEGRI (Low Energy Gamma-Ray Imager)
GLAST, Gamma-Ray Large Area Space Telescope
The MINISAT project
COBE Home Page (NASA)
Planck (formerly called COBRAS/SAMBA) image the anisotropies of the Cosmic Background Radiation Field (ESA)
WMAP, Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe (NASA) launched June 30 2001

SWAS (Submillimeter Wave Astronomy Satellite)

Swift Gamma-Ray Burst Mission

The HIPPARCOS Space Astrometry Mission (ESA)

Gaia, Global Astrometric Interferometer for Astrophisics (The Galactic Census Project)

SIM Lite Astrometric Observatory (formerly called Space Interferometry Mission) (NASA)
JASMINE Japan Astrometry Satellite Mission for INfrared Exploration
OBSS Origins Billion Star Survey
OSIRIS Russian space optical interferometer project

COROT COnvection ROtation à Transits planétaires -- (Asterosismology and Search for Exoplanets)
MOST Microvariability & Oscillations of STars (Canada's First Space Telescope)
Kepler NASA mission to detect transits by extra-solar Earth-like planets (NASA)
Kepler Mission (NASA)
TPF (Terrestrial Planet Finder), Origins of Stars, Planets, and Life (NASA) PlanetQuest
Darwin (Space Infrared Interferometer Project) (ESA) - search for Earth-like planets
PLATO (PLAnetary Transits and Oscillations of stars) ESA Cosmic Vision 2015 - 2025

SI, Stellar Imager previously SISP, Stellar Imager and Seismic Probe (NASA)
STARS (Seismic Telescope for Astrophysical Research from Space) (ESA)

SOHO The Solar and Heliospheric Observatory .. .. SOHO What's new ..
Ulysses /ESA WWW Home Page
Ulysses Mission home page (JPL)
ACE (Advanced Composition Explorer) (launched August 25 1997)
YOHKOH Soft X-Ray Telescope
TRACE, Transition Region And Coronal Explorer
RHESSI, Reuven Ramaty High Energy Solar Spectroscopic Imager (UCB)
RHESSI, Reuven Ramaty High Energy Solar Spectroscopic Imager (NASA)
SXI, Solar X-ray Imager
HINODE (Solar-B)
STEREO (Solar TErrestrial RElations Observatory) - The Sun in 3D
SDO (Solar Dynamics Observatory)
Solar Orbiter A High-Resolution Mission to the Sun and Inner Heliosphere

Cluster II The Cluster Quartet: Rumba, Salsa, Samba, Tango
Double Star (effects of the Sun on the Earth's environment)
Genesis (catching atoms from the solar wind) NASA

Voyager Project Home Page

Galileo Mission to Jupiter (JPL) .. Galileo What's new ..
Galileo to Jupiter

Cassini-Huygens Mission to Saturn and Titan (JPL)

Mars Express ESA
Mars Exploration Rover mission NASA
2001 Mars Odyssey (launch on April 7, 2001)
NASA's Mars Climate Orbiter is believed to be lost (September 23, 1999)
Mars Global Surveyor
Mars Surveyor Program
Mars Pathfinder Mission
Mars 96 project Russian flight mission
MAVEN (Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN)

MESSENGER “MErcury Surface, Space ENvironment, Geochemistry, and Ranging,”

PKE, Pluto-Kuiper Express to explore Pluto/Charon and the fringes of our Solar System

Lunar Prospector (NASA)
SMART-1, Small Missions for Advanced Research and Technology (ESA) to orbit the Moon

NEAR Shoemaker, Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous

Stardust NASA Comet sample return mission (Launched, February 7, 1999)
ROSETTA (rendezvous with Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko)
Dawn Mission going to the heart of the Asteroid Belt


ESA Astrophysics Missions
ESA Cosmic Vision 2015 - 2025
ESA Space Science

Missions In the Works (The Galaxy Page)

GSOC Satellite Predictions

Observatorio Virtual -/- Virtual Observatory

IVOA, International Virtual Observatory Alliance

Virtual Observatories of the Future (conference, Caltech June 13 - 16, 2000)
Toward an International Virtual Observatory (June 10 - 14, 2002 Garching, Germany)
IVOA Interoperability 2003 (12-16 May 2003: IoA, Cambridge, UK)

Pequeños Observatorios

Pequeños Observatorios en España

Astronomía Internacional / International Astronomy

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