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Astronomy: Welcome

This guide will help you find reliable information on astronomy and related topics, in both print and electronic form.


Welcome to the Astronomy Library Guide.  This guide will help you find reliable information on astronomy in both print and electronic form.

If you have any questions about this or other research topics, or about STLCC Libraries, please use the contact information on the right. You can also  Ask-A-Librarian.

Make sure to scroll down the pages in this guide to see all of the available resources.

NASA Images and Videos

Photo of Saturn with its rings

How Big Is The Universe?

Total Eclipse of the Sun!

Map showing where in Missouri eclipse totality will occur

On Aug. 21 2017, much of the St. Louis area experienced a total eclipse of the sun--an event not seen since 1442. The next total eclipse in the region won't happen until 2505! Explore the links below for further information. 

Subject Guide

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Meramec 314-984-7613

Florissant Valley 314-513-4517

Forest Park 314-644-9208

Wildwood 636-422-2012

St. Louis Community College Libraries

Florissant Valley Campus Library
3400 Pershall Rd.
Ferguson, MO 63135-1408
Phone: 314-513-4514

Forest Park Campus Library
5600 Oakland
St. Louis, MO 63110-1316
Phone: 314-644-9210

Meramec Campus Library
11333 Big Bend Road
St. Louis, MO 63122-5720
Phone: 314-984-7797

Wildwood Campus Library
2645 Generations Drive
Wildwood, MO 63040-1168
Phone: 636-422-2000