Useful Links

Observatories & Surveys

Very Large Array (VLA)
Australia Telescope Compact Array (ATCA)
Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope (GMRT)
Arecibo Observatory
WIYN Observatory & the Wisconsin version: WIYN
South African Large Telescope & the Wisconsin version: SALT

Arecibo Legacy Fast ALFA Survey (ALFALFA)
Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS)
National Virtual Observatory

As a side note, it is strongly believed by a small contingency of astronomers that the acronyms various telescopes go by should be pronounced. For example the V-L-A is the "vla." The supposition that this is a campaign to get people to call the Square Kilometer Array, the "ska" too far from the truth. (But you didn't here it from me). ;)

Astronomy Essentials

NASA Abstract Database Service (ADS)
NASA/IPC Extragalactic Database (NED)
Woodman Astronomical Library, UW-Madison: only dedicated astro library in WI

NRAO Synthesis Imaging Lectures, 2004: Radio Interferometry
NRAO/NAIC Single Dish Summer School, 2007

Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD)
Astrophysics Rumormill
Curious? Ask An Astronomer!
Cosmic Variance


GIPSY help
vi quick keys
some iraf notes
sm help

Not actually an Awful Waste of Space. ;)