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A research guide for the study of astronomy, stars, stargazing, astrophysics, and space.

Oxford Reference Online

Use Oxford Reference Online to find background information on your topic. The database contains electronic versions of top-quality reference titles in an easy-to-use interface.

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Encyclopedia and Dictionaries

Encyclopedias and dictionaries are a great way to start your research.  They offer a basic overview of your topic and can lead you to more specific topic. Don't forget to look at the bibliography that accompanies most articles as there may be good articles that you can use in your research.

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