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Use library search to find books and ebooks at the library. To help you in your searches, examples of some subject headings relevant to ASTR 203 are:
Journal articles (research articles from scholarly, peer-reviewed publications) are valuable resources for your assignment.
Academic Search Ultimate is the world's largest scholarly academic multi-disciplinary database. It includes journal articles as well as popular magazines. Full-text is included for more than 3,600 journals (html or pdf). Astronomy (1984 - present) and Sky & Telescope are included in Academic Search Ultimate.
Was your star showcased in a newspaper article in the last few years? The library subscribes to several newspaper databases. If you are looking to see if your star has been discussed in any newspaper articles, try searching Nexis Uni (full-text newspapers).
Subject guides are created by librarians to help you find library resources on your subject. These guides give you a starting point for research, and some guides contain extensive information about research in specific disciplines.