AAS (American Astronomical Society)The AAS is proposing a list of ground-based facilities, with short names to be used for citations in their journals.
ADS (Astrophysics Data System)The ADS is providing a list of observation facilities



AstroWebAstroWeb provides a web page containing a long list of observation facilities
DSN (Deep Space Network)List of the DSN antennas, as defined by NASA/NAIF/SPICE
IAU (International Astronomical Union) / MPC (Minor Planet Center)The MPC is maintaining a list of observatories with a unique obs code.

(link at MPC is dead at time of writing)

IRAF (Image Reduction and Analysis Facility)IRAF is an astronomical data analysis tool



NAIF (NASA Navigation and Ancillary Information Facility)NAIF is developing SPICE (positional and attitude ephemeris of spacecraft), and provides a list of spacecraft codes
NSSDC (National Space Science Data Center)NSSDC is archiving all data acquired from NASA spacecraft

PDS (NASA Planetary Data System)PDS is archiving all planetary data acquired on a NASA spacecraft or experiment.


SANA (Space Assigned Number Authority)SANA is a registry of spacecraft emanating from CCSDS



XephemXephem is tool to display the sky visible from a given location and time. It contains a list of ground observatories
WMO (World Meteorological Organization) / OSCARThe WMO (World Meteorological Organization) has recently set up a tool to search through space observation capabilities (dedicated to meteorological activities of Earth and to space weather)
SPASE (Space Physics Archive Search and Extract)SPASE Registry includes observatory and instrument lists*&authority=SMWG&category=Observatory&all=yes

List of amateur amateur list 
NASA/PDSNASA Planetary Data System

web content as of  

* The attached document may not be up-to-date

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