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Astrophysics (Yale-NUS College): Books

Background and Reference Information

The NUS Libraries have significant print and online reference resources related to astronomy and astrophysics.  These resources can help get you up to speed with basic keywords, concepts and background information.  Below is an abridged list of resources to get you started.  Click on the menu items below - or scroll down to see each box of resources.

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Subject Headings

The Library assigns general subject headings to all books and materials.  If you find an interesting title, look to see what subject headings are assigned in its LINC record.  You can then click on relevant subject headings within the record to see all books categorized similarly.

Solar System
Astronomical instruments
Astronomical photography