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Physics and Astronomy

First Global Topographic Map of Mercury (1:17)

An animation of the USGS topographic map of Mercury created using images from NASA’s MESSENGER spacecraft. (Credit: Kris Becker, USGS. Public domain.)

Astronomy Resources

Listed below are a few resources available in the Library as well as some web resources.Organization and government web sites will have policy papers, statistics, research reports, journals, articles, guidelines, etc. On each site look for links or tabs labeled Reports, Statistics, Publications, etc., to access these sources.

OneSearch - the CSUS Library Catalog

OneSearch is the CSUS Library catalog and contains the material holdings of the CSUS Library including books and videos. Use the multi-box ADVANCED SEARCH to search more precisely by title, author, keyword or subject. Then limit results by clicking on the links to the left of screen.

Browse the Shelves

Books on Astronomy are located on the 3rd floor of the Library (except Reference books which are on 2 North.) Browse the shelves by call number to see the Library's holdings.

  • QB                      Astronomy
  • QB349-421      Theoretical and Celestial Mechanics
  • QB455-456      Astrogeology
  • QB460-466      Astrophysics
  • QB500-785      Solar System
  • QB799-903      Stars
  • QB980-991      Cosmogony/Cosmology