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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

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! | Wikipedian protester

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