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The Solar System (Firefly Guide)
The Solar System (Firefly Guide)
by Giovanni Caprara
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This pocket guide to the solar system includes many nice color images and diagrams and was originally published in Italian by Arnold Mondadori Editore S.p.A. in 2001. Chapters cover the solar system and the sun, the inner and outer planets, and comets,... (read more)

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Norton's Star Atlas and Reference Handbook
Norton's Star Atlas and Reference Handbook
by Ian Ridpath
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The most famous guide to the stars is now the most accessible Generations of amateur astronomers have called it simply Norton's: the most famous star atlas in the world. Now in a beautifully redesigned, two-color landmark 20th edition, this combination... (read more)

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Solar System Observer's Guide
Solar System Observer's Guide
by Peter Grego
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The editor of Popular Astronomy provides advice for using small to medium telescopes, binoculars, and even Webcam imaging to view the solar system. He introduces the features of our solar system planets (still treating Pluto as a regulation planet... (read more)

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300 Astronomical Objects: A Visual Reference to the Universe
300 Astronomical Objects: A Visual Reference to the Universe
by Jamie Wilkins
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Following a historical introduction to the development of astronomy, UK astrophysicists (Dunn is at Cambridge U.) present a well-illustrated tour with basic data about our solar system, the Milky Way, other galaxies, and the universe beyond. Color... (read more)

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Moon Observer's Guide
Moon Observer's Guide
by Peter Grego
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In this selection of the Astronomy Book Club, Grego presents a pocket guide with a lunar primer, advice on equipment for night-to-night moon-watching, a glossary, resources, and detailed maps. Annotation ... (read more)

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Peterson Field Guides #4: A Field Guide to Stars and Planets
Peterson Field Guides #4: A Field Guide to Stars and Planets
by Jay M Pasachoff
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"Brimming with dazzling celestial photographs and timely astronomical information, the newly revised Peterson Field Guide to the Stars and Planets is a must-have resource for any amateur stargazer." Country Living Gardener "An excellent introduction to... (read more)

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The Stargazer's Notebook: A Guided Notebook to Help Plan Your Stargazing and Develop and Improve Your Observation Skills
The Stargazer's Notebook: A Guided Notebook to Help Plan Your Stargazing and Develop and Improve Your Observation Skills
by Paul G Abel
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This practical astronomy observing notebook is aimed at 'deep sky observers' â?? people who have been inspired by recent television programs, as well as those who already do it. This is a book for those who know the basics and want to develop and... (read more)

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The Starlore Handbook: An Essential Guide to the Night Sky
The Starlore Handbook: An Essential Guide to the Night Sky
by Geoffrey Cornelius
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The Starlore Handbook: An Essential Guide to the Night Sky not only tells how to find various major and minor constellations, but also how to draw the starlines that outline their mythic representations. Included are ancient stories that helps make the... (read more)

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Oregon StarWatch (Starwatch: The Essential Guide to Our Night Sky)
Oregon StarWatch (Starwatch: The Essential Guide to Our Night Sky)
by Mike Lynch
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Written in a folksy, down-to-earth style, this user-friendly guide to the night sky is designed for beginner and intermediate stargazers ages twelve and up. It begins with chapters explaining the stars, nebulae, star clusters, and galaxies-and what... (read more)

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Seeing the Sky: 100 Projects, Activities & Explorations in Astronomy (Dover Books on Astronomy)
Seeing the Sky: 100 Projects, Activities & Explorations in Astronomy (Dover Books on Astronomy)
by Fred Schaaf
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Discover the fascination of astronomy with 100 easy, inexpensive projects that promise loads of fun for sky watchers of all ages. Geared toward beginning astronomers from junior high school level and up, this entertaining guide was written in direct,... (read more)

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The Cambridge Guide to Stargazing with Your Telescope
The Cambridge Guide to Stargazing with Your Telescope
by Robin Scagell
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This pocket-sized guide provides great information for beginners, including how telescopes work and how to pick a good one, what to expect at a star party (lots of stooped-over people peering at fuzzy gray smudges), how to use star charts and setting... (read more)

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The Hatfield Sct Lunar Atlas: Photographic Atlas for Meade, Celestron, and Other Sct Telescopes: A Digitally Re-Mastered Edition
The Hatfield Sct Lunar Atlas: Photographic Atlas for Meade, Celestron, and Other Sct Telescopes: A Digitally Re-Mastered Edition
by Anthony Charles Cook
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In 2004, it became obvious that Henry Hatfield’s original atlas wasn’t suitable for all current commercially-made amateur telescopes. Newtonian telescopes and astronomical refractors – for many years the only choice for amateurs – invert the... (read more)

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National Audobon Society Pocket Guide: Galaxies & Other Deep-Sky Objects
National Audobon Society Pocket Guide: Galaxies & Other Deep-Sky Objects
by Gary Mechler
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Skywatching
Skywatching
by David H Levy
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An accessible guide to the heavens for general readers of high school age and up, full of spectacular color photos and illustrations. Sections on skywatching through the ages, stars and galaxies, skywatching tools and techniques, and probing the... (read more)

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The Arp Atlas of Peculiar Galaxies: A Chronicle and Observer's Guide
The Arp Atlas of Peculiar Galaxies: A Chronicle and Observer's Guide
by Jeff Kanipe and Dennis Webb
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National Audubon Society Pocket Guide to Constellations of the Northern Skies (Audubon Society Pocket Guides)
National Audubon Society Pocket Guide to Constellations of the Northern Skies (Audubon Society Pocket Guides)
by Gary Mechler
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Night Sky: A Field Guide to the Constellations
Night Sky: A Field Guide to the Constellations
by Jonathan Poppele
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Peterson First Guide to the Solar System
Peterson First Guide to the Solar System
by Jay M Pasachoff
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Stargazing with Binoculars
Stargazing with Binoculars
by Robin Scagell and David Frydman
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Night Sky: A Guide to Field Identification (Golden Field Guides)
Night Sky: A Guide to Field Identification (Golden Field Guides)
by Mark R Chartrand
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