UCL Observatory (UCLO)


Link Collection

Aerial footage

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University College London

UCL Home Page
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Astrophysics Group
Astronomy Picture of the Day (UCL mirror)
UCL Information Systems Division
The Library, UCL


The Starlink project formally closed in 2005, but the software collection is now maintained by JACH; the following are convenient links to old documentation:
Former Starlink Project
Starlink User Notes
Starlink Cookbooks


Observatoire de Haute Provence, host for UCL's 3rd-year Astronomy field trip.
Anglo Australian Observatory
Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes, La Palma
University of California Observatories - Lick Observatory
European Southern Observatory Homepage
Royal Observatory, Edinburgh
Infrared Space Observatory Home Page
JAC Hilo Home Page
National Optical Astronomy Observatories
Kitt Peak National Observatory
Poznan Astronomical Observatory, Poland
SOHO: The Solar and Heliospheric Observatory
Mees Solar Observatory Home Page
Bradford Robotic Telescope


Latest thermal-infrared satellite image of UK 
BBC (Met Office) forecast
Meteosat images
UK Met Office satellite images (large images, and updated less often than above site)
Weather Underground: London, UK forecast

Journals etc.

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
The Astrophysical Journal Electronic Edition
The Astronomical Journal
Astronomy and Astrophysics
Nature - International weekly journal of science
Observatory Magazine Home Page.
Sky & Telescope magazine
Astronomy Now On-Line
New Scientist Planet Science

Abstract Search and Databases

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)
CDS Mirror for ADS
ADS Abstract Search
The SIMBAD astronomical database
CDS, Strasbourg
Astronomical Data Center Home Page
National Space Science Data Center

Supernovae, Variables, AGN and GRBs

Think you've found something? Check the (Super)Nova-Suspect Minor-Planet Checker
Definitely found something? Inform the IAU: Central Bureau for Astronomical Telegrams
List of Recent SN
AAVSO Home Page
The Cosmic Gamma Ray Burst Web Page
The GRB Coordinates Network
The Whole Earth Blazar (WEB) Telescope
AGN Watch

Forms for Staff Use:

Travel-claim form: pdf.doc.
Sick-leave form: pdf.doc.
Goods ordering form: pdf.doc.
Miscellaneous claims form: pdf.doc.



SpaceWeather.com -- News and information about meteor showers, solar flares, auroras, and near-Earth asteroids
Space Environment Center, NOAA, U.S. Dept of Commerce
Today's Space Weather
The Solar and Heliospheric Observatory
Mees Solar Observatory Home Page
Big Bear Solar Observatory WWW Page
SOI/MDI SSU 2001 Sunspots Press Release
What Lies Beneath a Sunspot
APOD: 2001 November 8 - Under A Sunspot
UK Aurorawatch

Solar System and Comets

Comet Observation Home Page
Elements & Ephemerides: Observable Comets
Comet Hale-Bopp Home Page (JPL)
Pic du Midi Comet Imaging
l'Observatoire d'Haute Provence: Images of Hale-Bopp
Project Galileo (JPL)
Astronomy on line

Hubble Space Telescope

Space Telescope Electronic Information Service
Hubble Space Telescope European Coordinating Facility
STScI/HST News and Pictures
Hubble Space Telescope Science Data Archive
The Hubble Deep Field
Hubble Deep Field at ST-ECF
Hubble Deep Field South at the UK-HST Support Facility
STScI HDF-North pages
STScI HDF-South pages
The STScI Digitized Sky Survey


First Capital Connect timetables