Cool Web Sites I Visit
Astronomy, Physics, and Time:
Astronomical Telescopes (Space and Ground-Based):
The American Astronomical Society.
International Astronomical Society.
The American Association of Variable Star Observers.
- Spitzer Science Center:
The science center for the space infrared telescope Spitzer.
The Hubble Space Telescope Science Institute.
The Solar and Heliospheric Observatory.
Telescope: The McMath-Pierce Solar Telescope on Kitt Peak in Arizona.
Stellar Atmospheres, Spectra, and Radiative Transfer:
Newsletter of professional astronomers interested in cool stars.
Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series volumes.
The Digital Library for Physics and Astronomy
- Sky & Telescope:
An amateur astronomy magazine.
Computer Software Used by Astronomers:
- Stellar Spectra
Library: Contains high-resolution spectra of stars of all spectral types.
- Kurucz Stellar
Atmospheres Programs: The various stellar atmospheres/radiative transfer codes
(such as ATLAS) written by Dr. Robert Kurucz of the Center for Astrophysics at Harvard
Spectrum: A stellar spectral synthesis program written by Dr. Richard O. Gray of
Appalachian State University.
Audio-Video Personal Websites:
Vendor for IDL, the Interactive Data Language.
Intel Fortran Compiler: This is the current version of the Digital Equipment
Corporation's (DEC) VAX Fortran complier -- in my opinion, the best of all Fortran
Vendor for the Intel Fortran compiler.
The Linux operating system for computers -- what "real" programmers use!
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Last modified: October 17, 2011 by D.G. Luttermoser