(personal WWW pages of individuals: about 6,000 entries)
(abbreviations, acronyms, contractions, symbols, and so on: about 200,000 entries).
The database StarBits is associated to the dictionary (on paper) of abbreviations, acronyms, contractions and symbols StarBriefs. Note that, since 2001, StarBriefs are published by Kluwer Academic Publishers.
List of National Telephone, Telefax and Telex Codes
Generalities - Introduction to the Star*s Family of
Astronomy and Related Resources
The Star*s Family of Astronomy and Related Resources is a growing collection of directories, dictionaries, databases and related products on astronomy, space sciences, as well as related fields, organizations and people.
The `StarPages' cover more specifically the members of the Star*s Family accessible on the WWW.
The Star*s Family resources offer outstanding features such as a twenty-year tradition/experience in compilations, a resulting excellent exhaustivity of entries (including thousands of entries without WWW link), an homegeneous coverage of all practical data, a permanent updating and quality checking scheme (including authentication of data originators), the largest amount of URLs available in a set of astronomy resources, a unique astronomy-oriented dictionary of acronyms and abbreviations, and so on.
Star*s Family & StarPages General Working Scheme (27 kB PostScript file)
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