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Astronomy and Astrophysics: Citation Styles

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For a quick and simple citation in one of the interdisciplinary styles, try:

Citation Styles

There is no single preferred style in Astronomy, so you might want to check with your lecturer or supervisor. Some common styles in academia include


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Citations are needed

  • To give credit to the author

  • To prove you're basing your work on solid research

  • So readers can learn more

  • To avoid being marked down!

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