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Handbooks and physical property information

CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics [Restricted] -- Available online or in print in PSE Ready reference. 

Physical Reference Data [NIST Physics Lab]
Another source from the National Insititute of Standards and Technology. Categories include Physical Constants, Units, and Conversion Factors, Atomic Spectroscopic Data, Molecular Spectroscopic Data, Nuclear physics, Condensed Matter physics, and X-Ray and Gamma-Ray Data.

Handbook of Space Astronomy and Astrophysics-- data handbook

Apparent Places of Fundamental Stars.
Call number: QB9 A5, Reference.
Astronomical Almanac.
Call number: QB8 U6 A77, Reference.
Astronomical Table of the Sun, Moon, and Planets.
Call number: QB12 M44 1983, Reference.
Sky Calendar.
Call number: QB63 A1 S5, Reference.
Sunrise and Sunset Tables for the United States.
Call number: QB216 U641 1977, Reference.
Yearbook of Astronomy.
Call number: QB1 Y4 1993, Reference.

Astronomical data

VizieR data catalog search, from CDS

The NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database (NED)
NED is a database of ~750,000 extragalactic objects with bibliographic references and basic data.

SIMBAD astronomical database, from CDS


Encyclopedias and dictionaries

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