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About the Astronomy Library

The Astronomy Library supports programs of study in both astronomy and astrophysics and is used by the Astronomy Department, the Center for Space Physics and the Institute for Astrophysical Research. Named for Professor Michael D. Papagiannis in recognition of his 30 years of service to Boston University, this collection includes books in all areas of the field, current journals, and a comprehensive collection of sky atlases and maps.

Contact Us

The Michael D. Papagiannis Astronomy Library is located at 725 Commonwealth Avenue on the 6th floor. For assistance, please call us at 617-353-5705 or 617-353-2625. The fax number is 617-353-5704.

Additional help is available from the Science & Engineering Library by calling 617-353-9474. Questions and comments can be directed to to Mary Foppiani, Astronomy Librarian.