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Star-Hopping: Your Visa to Viewing the Universe
Star-Hopping: Your Visa to Viewing the Universe
by Robert A Garfinkle
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Learn all about the starry skies and ancient myths through the star-hopping technique.... (read more)

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Sun Observer's Guide
Sun Observer's Guide
by Pam Spence
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A practical guide to safely observing the sun for amateur astronomers, including equipment, what to look for and how to record and photograph solar images and eclipses.... (read more)

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The Solar System (Firefly Guide)
The Solar System (Firefly Guide)
by Giovanni Caprara
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A comprehensive guide to our solar system in a field guide format: the book includes the latest research, explains the origin of stars and the sun and contains extensive information on all the planets and their moons.... (read more)

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The Rough Guide to the Universe: The Stargazer's Essential Handbook (Rough Guide Reference)
The Rough Guide to the Universe: The Stargazer's Essential Handbook (Rough Guide Reference)
by John Scalzi
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Whether youandrsquo;re a novice or a more experienced astronomer, The Rough Guide to The Universe is indispensable. The truth may or may not be out there, but space is the place to look, and the Rough Guide to the Universe takes it all in, from our own... (read more)

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The Monthly Sky Guide
The Monthly Sky Guide
by Ian Ridpath
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The fifth edition of Ridpath and Tirion's famous guide to the night sky, updated to 2004.... (read more)

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Exploring the Starry Sky
Exploring the Starry Sky
by Robert Burnham
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The perfect guide for anyone interested in stargazing for the first time, Exploring the Starry Sky features large, colorful, user-friendly star maps and includes simple directions for finding all of the major stars and constellations visible from the... (read more)

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Hands-On Astronomy: A Cambridge Guide to Equipment and Accessories
Hands-On Astronomy: A Cambridge Guide to Equipment and Accessories
by Herve Burillier
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There is a vast range of astronomical equipment available to the amateur astronomer and this pocket-sized handbook will help the amateur make an informed choice about which instruments are best suited to his or her needs covering binoculars, telescopes... (read more)

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Astronomy (Eyewitness Companions)
Astronomy (Eyewitness Companions)
by Ian Ridpath
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Covering all aspects of astronomy, including its history, the origins of the Universe, the Solar System and its exploration, stars, and galaxies, this is the essential handbook for the amateur astronomer.... (read more)

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The Planetary Scientist's Companion
The Planetary Scientist's Companion
by Katharina Lodders
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Scientists have collected a wealth of physical and chemical data for the Sun, planets, and small bodies in our solar system, but until now this information has been scattered throughout the technical literature. The Planetary Scientist's Companion solves... (read more)

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Stargazing: What to Look for in the Night Sky (Astronomy)
Stargazing: What to Look for in the Night Sky (Astronomy)
by Tom Van Holt
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Handy guide to basic astronomy for anyone who spends time outdoors at night. Practical and concise guide with entertaining information and illustrations that applies science, history and myths to observing and understanding the sky at night.... (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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A handy and comprehensive reference to the 300 most interesting celestial objects. Australian Aborigines. This book provides a tour through the galaxy, from its solar core to its outer limits, with all the highlights and the very latest data about the... (read more)

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Photo-Guide to the Constellations: A Self-Teaching Guide to Finding Your Way Around the Heavens (Practical Astronomy)
Photo-Guide to the Constellations: A Self-Teaching Guide to Finding Your Way Around the Heavens (Practical Astronomy)
by C R Kitchin
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There are many books on finding your way round the night sky, but the Photo-guide to the Constellations is unique in showing photographs of how the sky really looks under a variety of different seeing conditions, from city outskirts to the almost-perfect... (read more)

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The Sky at Night with Book and Disk and Flashlight
The Sky at Night with Book and Disk and Flashlight
by Robin Kerrod
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Here's a great way for amateur astronomers to get started in the study of stars, planets, and other celestial objects.... (read more)

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The Star Guide: Learn How to Read the Night Sky Star by Star
The Star Guide: Learn How to Read the Night Sky Star by Star
by Robin Kerrod
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The Star Guide The Star Guide is for everyone who has marveled at the beauty of the night sky and wanted to know more about the stars. User-friendly and thoroughly up to date, The Star Guide demystifies astronomy and gives you all the information you... (read more)

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The Ever Changing Sky: A Guide to the Celestial Sphere
The Ever Changing Sky: A Guide to the Celestial Sphere
by James B Kaler
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A comprehensive and uniquely non-mathematical guide to spherical astronomy and the changing night sky.... (read more)

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Guide to Stars and Planets
Guide to Stars and Planets
by Patrick Moore
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This practical and well-illustrated introduction to night sky observing by naked eye, binoculars or telescopes includes information on equipment, astrophotography, and detailed maps of moon and constellations.... (read more)

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Moon Observer's Guide
Moon Observer's Guide
by Peter Grego
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Night-by-night guide to observing the moon covering lunar geology and the causes of physical features such as craters and volcanoes. Includes guidelines for choosing equipment and recording observations.... (read more)

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Amateur Astronomers Handbook 3RD Edition
Amateur Astronomers Handbook 3RD Edition
by John Benso Sidgwick
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Timeless, comprehensive coverage of telescopes, mirrors, lenses, mountings, telescope drives, micrometers, spectroscopes, more. ". . . highly recommended for very serious nonprofessional astronomers." — A Guide to the Literature of Astronomy. 189... (read more)

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Firefly Astronomy Dictionary: An Illustrated A-Z Guide to the Universe
Firefly Astronomy Dictionary: An Illustrated A-Z Guide to the Universe
by John Woodruff
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A comprehensive dictionary to the major terms and theories used in astronomy, with concise details about the planets and stars, and brief biographies of major figures. It includes over a 1,000 entries, extensive cross-referencing, diagrams and tables.... (read more)

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Exoplanets (Space Science)
Exoplanets (Space Science)
by Sara Seager
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For the first time in human history, we know for certain the existence of planets around other stars. Now the fastest-growing field in space science, the time is right for this fundamental source book on the topic which will lay the foundation for its... (read more)

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