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Astronomy Pathfinder

SCOPE:  “The science concerned with the observation and interpretation of the radiation received in the vicinity of the Earth from the component parts of the universe.” 

An introduction to this topic appears in: McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Astronomy (p. 25f.) REF QB14.M3725 1983.

 

  1. Print Resources
  2. Internet Resources

Print Resources

Books on Astronomy are available through GIL, the Library’s Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC) under these subject headings:

 

METEORS      GALAXIES    STARS--ATLASES     RADIO ASTRONOMY COSMOLOGY   ASTROPHYSICS         ASTRONOMICAL SPECTROSCOPY

TELESCOPES      ASTRONOMICAL INSTRUMENTS

 

 

REFERENCE BOOKS:                                      

  • NASA Atlas of the Solar System
ATLAS G1000 .G7 1997
REF QB8.U6 A77
  • Oxford dictionary of astronomy 
REF QB14 .D52 2003
  • Encyclopedia of astronomy and astrophysics (Murdin)
REF QB14 .E54 2001
  • Burnham's celestial handbook  
REF QB64 .B85 1978
  • Atlas of local group galaxies
REF QB857 .H537 2002
  • Catalogue of mean UBV data on stars
REF QB881 .M47 1994
  • Encyclopedia of cosmology
REF QB980.5 .E53 1993
  • CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics
READYREF QD65 .H3

 

 

PERIODICALS & OTHER SERIALS:  Current print subscriptions at the Odum Library include:

 

  • Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics (3rd Floor QB1 .A2884) 
  • Astronomy  
  • Astronomical Journal 
  • Astrophysical Journal
  • Sky and Telescope

 

Electronic Resources

 

GALILEO/SUBSCRIPTION:

INSPEC: http://www.galileo.usg.edu/express?link=inse-val1

JSTOR: http://www.galileo.usg.edu/express?link=jste-val1

ProQuest Research Library: http://www.galileo.usg.edu/express?link=zurl

Science & Technology Collection: http://www.galileo.usg.edu/express?link=zbsi

 

INTERNET:

American Astronomical Society:  http://www.aas.org/

NASA Astrophysics Data System:  http://adswww.harvard.edu/

SIMBAD Astronomical Database:  http://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/Simbad

WWW VL: Astronomy and Astrophysics & AstroWeb:  http://www.astroweb.com.ar/