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Astroinformatics is an interdisciplinary field of study involving the combination of astronomy and information/communications technologies.[1]


The field involves using modern technologies to preserve and analyze historical astronomical observations. Astroinformatics aims to digitize historical and recent astronomical observations and images in a large database for efficient retrieval through web-based interfaces.[1][2]

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  1. ^ a b Astroinformatics and digitization of astronomical heritage, Nikolay Kirov. The fifth SEEDI International Conference Digitization of cultural and scientific heritage, May 19-20, 2010, Sarajevo. Retrieved 1 Nov 2012.
  2. ^ Astroinformatics in Canada, Nicholas M. Ball, David Schade. Retrieved 1 Nov 2012.