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Astronomy: Find Books

A guide to the key resources for the academic study of astronomy.

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Stacks Guide to the Astronomy Collection

The astronomy collection is located in Kresge Library, 3rd floor Fairchild Hall. Current issues of journals are in the Kresge current journals reading area, near the reference section. Bound volumes of journals are shelved alphabetically by title in the Kresge stacks (on your left as you enter the stacks).

Books in astronomy are shelved by Library of Congress call number in the Kresge stacks. Astronomy books are classed in the QB's.

QB 1-991 Astronomy
QB 1-139 General
QB 140-237 Practical and spherical astronomy
QB 275-343
Geodesy
QB 349-421
Theoretical astronomy and celestial mechanics
QB 455-456
Astrogeology
QB 460-466
Astrophysics
QB 468-480
Non-optical methods of astronomy
QB 495-903
Descriptive astronomy
QB 980-991
Cosmogony - Cosmology

 

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