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Full length journal, magazine and newspaper articles can be found in our online article collections.If a book or article cannot be found in PVAMU’s resources, it can usually be borrowed from another library. Fill out the Interlibrary Loan form, and please note that it may take several weeks to receive the item.
Find Books
Search the PVAMU Libraries Online Catalog for “astronomy”. Most of the books on astronomy that can be checked out are on the third floor of the library in the QB section. You’ll find useful statistics and background information in these books, which are located on the first floor of the library in the Reference department:

  • Astronomy encyclopedia / general editor, Patrick Moore ; star maps created by Wil Tirion ; foreword by Leif J. Robinson. QB14 .A875 2002
  • Solar system / edited by Roger Smith. QB501 .S625 1998
  • Cambridge Astronomy Dictionary – QB14 .C34 1996  
  • The Astronomy and Astrophysics Encyclopedia – QB14 .A873 1991
  • Dictionary of astronomy : terms and concepts of space and the universe -
    QB14 .N522 1980
Useful Web Sites
  • The Stars, Galaxies, and Cosmology – http://csep10.phys.utk.edu/astr162/lect/index.html The Web page is the course content of Astrophysics taught at Physics Department of University of Tennessee
  • The Life Cycles of Stars – http://imagine.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/teachers/lifecycles/LC_index.html Online teaching and learning resources on life cycles of stars developed by NASA targeting grade 9-12 students.
  • http://zebu.uoregon.edu/~soper/Stars/stars.html – A website hosted by University of Oregon on determining properties of stars.
  • The Copernican Model – http://csep10.phys.utk.edu/astr161/lect/retrograde/copernican.html A Web page describing the solar system model again maintained by Physics Department of University of Tennessee.
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