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The Observatoire de Paris is home to contemporary and historic collections of national and international significance in the fields of astronomy, astrophysics and the history of the disciplines. The collections are divided between two sites, Meudon and Paris. The main library is located in Paris. Collections include:
The library also offers a photo library service to researchers, publishers, museums and private individuals.
Free annual registration required. The library is open to Observatoire de Paris staff and students, as well as to outside lectors upon proof of current research.
Outside lectors will be granted a three-day pass, without proof of research, on presentation of a valid official photo ID.
Library loans are reserved for permanent and temporary Observatoire de Paris staff and students.
Lending terms: 1 month, renewable 5 times. 20 documents maximum.