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Astronomy: Home

An introduction to library resources on Astronomy, including how to find images, journals, web sites, and podcasts.

ASC Astronomy Department

Department of Physics and Astronomy

Bradley Observatory

Hubble Images

The Sombrero Galaxy in Infrared Light

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)


Welcome to the Astronomy subject guide! This guide is a starting point for your research in Astronomy.

If you would like to schedule a research appointment, please IM us using the Meebo widget or screenname ASCLibrarian, email a librarian at, stop by the Scottie Research and Rescue Desk on the first floor of the library, or call 404-471-6096.

Library Hours

McCain Library Hours : 8:30AM - 4:30PM, Monday - Friday

Closed: Saturdays, and Sundays.

These hours will be in effect until August 21.  Please feel free to contact a librarian during these hours for research assistance.

Hubble Images

Star-Birth Clouds in M16: Stellar "Eggs" Emerge from Molecular Cloud

Credit: NASA, ESA, STScI, J. Hester and P. Scowen (Arizona State University)

Visit NASA's Hubble Telescope web site for more information

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