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Bedford Catalogue: From A Cycle of Celestial Objects
Bedford Catalogue: From A Cycle of Celestial Objects
by William H. Smyth
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This book has long been regarded as the patriarch of celestial observing guides. What makes it so special is that it is the first true celestial Baedeker and not just another "cold" catalogue of mere numbers and data. Like the original Baedeker travel... (read more)

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The Handy Astronomy Answer Book (Handy Answer Books)
The Handy Astronomy Answer Book (Handy Answer Books)
by Charles. Liu
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From planetary movements and the exploration of our solar system to black holes and dark matter, this comprehensive reference simplifies all aspects of astronomy with an approachable question-and-answer format. With chapters broken into various... (read more)

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Astronomy Manual: The Complete Step-By-Step Guide (Owner's Workshop Manual)
Astronomy Manual: The Complete Step-By-Step Guide (Owner's Workshop Manual)
by Jane A. Green
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This innovative Haynes Manual presents in-depth information about all the practical aspects of astronomy. Written with style and enthusiasm by a dedicated amateur and extensively illustrated, this book applies the Haynes approach to a popular and... (read more)

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Celestial Sites, Celestial Splendors
Celestial Sites, Celestial Splendors
by Herve Burillier
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Have you ever gazed at the night sky and wondered about the celestial objects you see? Are you able to identify them? Now, with the help of this extraordinary new volume, you'll be able to name the objects you are viewing. Part guidebook, part photo... (read more)

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Atlas of the Skies: Journeying Between the Stars and Planets in the Discovery of the Universe
Atlas of the Skies: Journeying Between the Stars and Planets in the Discovery of the Universe
by T&j
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Nowadays we have stopped watching the sky. We are so submerged by our towns' lights, constantly busy, hypnotised by the television, that we hardly have time to contemplate the sky at night.We forget the stars' beauty, the planet's slow sliding, the lunar... (read more)

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Discover the Stars
Discover the Stars
by Richard Berry
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For everyone who has looked up at the stars on a clear night and longed to know more about them, here is the perfect introduction and guide to discovering the stars. Discover the Stars leads you on a tour of all the stars and constellations visible with... (read more)

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Star Watch : the Amateur Astronomer's Guide To Finding, Observing, and Learning About Over 125 Celestial Objects (03 Edition)
Star Watch : the Amateur Astronomer's Guide To Finding, Observing, and Learning About Over 125 Celestial Objects (03 Edition)
by Philip S. Harrington
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Your Passport to the Universe The night sky is alive with many wonders--distant planets, vast star clusters, glowing nebulae, and expansive galaxies, all waiting to be explored. Let respected astronomy writer Philip Harrington introduce you to the... (read more)

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Stargazing with Binoculars
Stargazing with Binoculars
by Robin Scagell
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A serious contender for the title of best all-around introduction to binocular astronomy. -- Sky and Telescope (on the first edition) Stargazing with Binoculars is a practical guide to using binoculars to view the night sky for newcomers to astronomy... (read more)

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The Night Sky Month by Month: January to December 2005
The Night Sky Month by Month: January to December 2005
by Jean Louis Heudier
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An annual Northern Hemisphere observer's guide to astronomy organized chronologically, including the moon's phases, planetary and star positions, star charts, historical details and tips. A solid introduction for amateur astronomers of all ages.... (read more)

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Urban Astronomy
Urban Astronomy
by Denis Berthier
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Practical guide to amateur astronomy from within towns and cities.... (read more)

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40 Nights to Knowing the Sky: A Night-By-Night Sky-Watching Primer
40 Nights to Knowing the Sky: A Night-By-Night Sky-Watching Primer
by Fred Schaaf
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The first practical, interactive guide for learning astronomy. Fred Schaaf has spent years perfecting the teaching of skywatching and astronomy to newcomers. Here, he distills his experience into a revolutionary new approach to learning about the night... (read more)

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Stargazing Astronomy Without a Teles 2ND Edition
Stargazing Astronomy Without a Teles 2ND Edition
by Patrick Moore
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On a clear night, the vastness and beauty of the star-filled sky is awe inspiring. In Stargazing: Astronomy without a Telescope Patrick Moore, Britain's best known astronomer, tells you all you need to know about the universe visible to the naked eye... (read more)

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The Deep-Sky Observer's Year: A Guide to Observing Deep-Sky Objects Throughout the Year (Patrick Moore's Practical Astronomy Series,)
The Deep-Sky Observer's Year: A Guide to Observing Deep-Sky Objects Throughout the Year (Patrick Moore's Practical Astronomy Series,)
by Grant Privett
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Deep-sky observing - that's looking at the stars, nebulae and galaxies - is easily the most popular field for amateur astronomers. The big problem faced by non-professional observers is what to look at - what's visible at a paticular time of year. The... (read more)

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Nature Guide: Stars and Planets (Smithsonian Nature Guides)
Nature Guide: Stars and Planets (Smithsonian Nature Guides)
by Robert Dinwiddie
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The new DK Nature Guides form a comprehensive, accessible, and informative series of illustrated reference books that tackle key natural history subjects in DK's uniquely visual style. Produced in collaboration with expert consultants at the Smithsonian... (read more)

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A Complete Manual of Amateur Astronomy: Tools and Techniques for Astronomical Observations
A Complete Manual of Amateur Astronomy: Tools and Techniques for Astronomical Observations
by P Clay Sherrod
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Concise, highly readable book discusses the selection, set-up, and maintenance of a telescope; amateur studies of the sun; lunar topography and occultations; observations of Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, the minor planets and the stars; an introduction to... (read more)

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A Traveler's Guide to Mars: The Mysterious Landscapes of the Red Planet with Poster
A Traveler's Guide to Mars: The Mysterious Landscapes of the Red Planet with Poster
by William K Hartmann
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In this extraordinary Baedeker—accessible, up-to-date, and prodigiously illustrated with photographs from Mariner 9, Viking, Pathfinder, the Hubble Space Telescope, and the ongoing mars Global Surveyor spacecraft—visitors will encounter... (read more)

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Stars & Planets
Stars & Planets
by Ian Ridpath
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Smithsonian Handbooks are the most visually appealing guides on the natural world in the book marketplace. Featuring more than 500 full-color illustrations and photographs, along with detailed annotations, Smithsonian Handbooks make identification easy... (read more)

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Firefly Planisphere
Firefly Planisphere
by Firefly Books
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A valuable tool for novice and advanced stargazers. The ten inch Firefly Planisphere is an affordable, practical tool for accurately locating night sky phenomena in the Northern Hemisphere at any time of the year. Charted by the month, day, hour and... (read more)

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Stars a Guide To the Constellations Sun Moon Planets & Other Features of the Heavens
Stars a Guide To the Constellations Sun Moon Planets & Other Features of the Heavens
by Herb Zim
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Provides charts, tables, and instructions for the amateur astronomer on how, where, and when to observe stars, constellations, and planets. Also discusses meteors, comets, eclipses, and other celestial objects.... (read more)

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David Levy's Guide to Variable Stars
David Levy's Guide to Variable Stars
by David H Levy
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In this highly accessible book David Levy teaches the reader how variable stars work, and how to observe them.... (read more)

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