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Celestial Delights: The Best Astronomical Events Through 2010
Celestial Delights: The Best Astronomical Events Through 2010
by Francis Reddy and Greg Walz-Chojnacki
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-259) and index.... (read more)

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The Stars: A New Way to See Them
The Stars: A New Way to See Them
by H A Rey
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This is a clear, vivid text with charts and maps showing the positions of the constellations the year round.... (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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The Observer's Year: 366 Nights in the Universe (Practical Astronomy)
The Observer's Year: 366 Nights in the Universe (Practical Astronomy)
by Patrick Moore
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The Observer's Year is likely to become a classic for years to come. It will not date and will appeal to amateur astronomers almost regardless of their experience. There are 365 nights in every year (366 in a leap year!) and from the amateur astronomer's... (read more)

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Peterson First Guide To Astronomy (Peterson First Guides)
Peterson First Guide To Astronomy (Peterson First Guides)
by Jay M. Pasachoff
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A basic field guide for beginning observers of the night sky, introducing information on the locations, names, and characteristics of stars, constellations, and other bodies in outer space.... (read more)

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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 Stargazer's Guide: How to Read Our Night Sky
The Stargazer's Guide: How to Read Our Night Sky
by Emily Winterburn
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The Stargazers Guide is an accessible astronomy guide to the history, science, and myth of the night sky, perfect for anyone entranced by the stars. Guiding readers through what there is to see in the sky, why its interesting, and how previous... (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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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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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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Astronomy (Peterson First Guides)
Astronomy (Peterson First Guides)
by Jay M. Pasachoff
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Completely revised with all-new photographs and covering astronomical events through 2019 The second edition of the Peterson First Guide to Astronomy provides an up-to-date introduction to astronomy for beginners, featuring all-new photographs of recent... (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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Monthly Sky Guide 6TH Edition
Monthly Sky Guide 6TH Edition
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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Teach Yourself Visually Astronomy (Teach Yourself Visually)
Teach Yourself Visually Astronomy (Teach Yourself Visually)
by Richard Talcott
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A practical, full-color visual approach to learning astronomy This book gives students, hobbyists, and amateur stargazers of all ages everything they need to maximize their enjoyment of astronomy. They'll discover information on observing stars, planets,... (read more)

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