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Astronomy and Astrophysics: Subject Guide


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The Unified Astronomy Thesaurus may help with astronomical concepts

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Science & Technology


Search the Library's catalogue, WorldCat, for ebooks and print books.

Springer eBook Collection has hundreds of titles online in astronomy, astrophysics and cosmology.

You can also browse the catalogue, or the shelves for print books at the following call numbers:

Call Number Subject
QB1-991 Astronomy
QB1-139 General
QB140-237 Practical and spherical astronomy
QB275-343 Geodesy
QB349-421 Theoretical astronomy and celestial mechanics
QB455-456 Astrogeology
QB460-466 Astrophysics
QB468-480 Non-optical methods of astronomy
QB495-903 Descriptive astronomy
QB980-991 Cosmogony. Cosmology

Background information

Biographical information

→ For additional information and biographies of astronomers and astrophysicists, browse these selections in the catalogue.


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McGill students and staff may order material that is not available at McGill using COLOMBO (interlibrary loan). Or, suggest a purchase. We may be able to buy a copy for the Library.


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