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Observers Guide To Astronomy Volume 2
Observers Guide To Astronomy Volume 2
by Patrick Martinez
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Serious amateur astronomers often wonder how to find new minor planets, comets and novae and would like to know how to use photoelectric detectors to derive the temperatures of stars. These issues along with predicting future eclipses and the... (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’ – 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... (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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A dream come true for stargazers and all who have stood in awe of the night sky, The Star Lore Handbook is a complete, fully illustrated guide to identifying the eighty-eight recognized constellations and the principal stars that comprise them. Deftly... (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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Dictionary of Astronomical Names
Dictionary of Astronomical Names
by Adrian Room
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An etymological survey of astronomical names, including the better known stars, the constellations, the planets, and their satellites, and features on celestial bodies, such as craters on the moon. The author is a linquist, not an astronomer, and the... (read more)

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A Concise Dictionary of Astronomy
A Concise Dictionary of Astronomy
by Jacqueline Mitton
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Astronomy is expanding almost as rapidly as the universe itself, and the proliferating scientific jargon can sometimes baffle even the most dedicated amateur. Now, in some 2,400 concise, up-to-date entries, this dictionary cuts a clear path through the... (read more)

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Cambridge Guide To Stars & Planets
Cambridge Guide To Stars & Planets
by Patrick Moore
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The Cambridge Guide to Stars and Planets is a working manual and comprehensive handbook that contains charts of the stars in all 88 constellations as well as a concise overview of astronomy. The exquisitely-drafted constellation maps enable sky gazers to... (read more)

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Instant Reference Astronomy
Instant Reference Astronomy
by Teach Yourself
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Introducing the Teach Yourself Instant Reference series -- the perfect companion for students, teachers, writers, and trivia buffs! Readers have reliable, readable, up-to-date information on a wide range of topics right at their fingertips. The series... (read more)

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Skywatching
Skywatching
by David H Levy
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Authoritative, lavishly photographed and illustrated guides to the wonders of the natural world around us. Clear, accessible format, charts, diagrams, field tips, practical pointers, and historical profiles.... (read more)

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Stars & Planets Eyewitness Handbook
Stars & Planets Eyewitness Handbook
by Ian Ridpath
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A visual guide to the night sky viewed from around the world. The clearest and sharpest recognition guides to the natural world, Eyewitness Handbooks make identification of individual animals, plants, minerals, and other phenomena sure, simple, and... (read more)

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Starry Night: How to Sky Watch in the 21st Century -- CD ROM with CDROM
Starry Night: How to Sky Watch in the 21st Century -- CD ROM with CDROM
by John Mosley
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Everything You Need To Know About Sky Watching and The Solar System, In One Package. Starry Night has been created to give amateur sky watchers an easy and logical survey of what there is to see in the heavens and how to find it. The book explains what... (read more)

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Photographic Atlas of the Stars
Photographic Atlas of the Stars
by Hjp Arnold
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Presents glorious views of the night sky from both hemispheres with exceptional high-quality sky photographs and matching star maps. Shows stars as they're actually seen by the naked eye or with binoculars, and includes detailed star charts and tables... (read more)

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The Cambridge Eclipse Photography Guide: How and Where to Observe and Photograph Solar and Lunar Eclipses
The Cambridge Eclipse Photography Guide: How and Where to Observe and Photograph Solar and Lunar Eclipses
by Jay M Pasachoff
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An invaluable handbook for observing and photographing the forthcoming solar and lunar eclipses due in the 1990s.... (read more)

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The Universe and How to See It (Reader's Digest)
The Universe and How to See It (Reader's Digest)
by Giles Sparrow
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A new kind of astronomy book, "The Universe and How To See It" combines stunning photographs and clear explanations of the science behind celestial phenomena with a practical guide to viewing the vast, glorious night sky. Includes detailed maps and a... (read more)

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Skywatching
Skywatching
by David H Levy
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Authoritative, lavishly photographed and illustrated guides to the wonders of the natural world around us. Clear, accessible format, charts, diagrams, field tips, practical pointers, and historical profiles.... (read more)

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The Planet Observer's Handbook (Cacg)
The Planet Observer's Handbook (Cacg)
by Fred William Price
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'The planets have long exerted an unusual fascination on observers of the night sky. This handbook provides the first thorough, practical guide to observing the planets for amateur astronomers. Stressing practical advice, Price shows the reader in detail... (read more)

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Bright Star Atlas
Bright Star Atlas
by Wil Tirion and Brian Skiff
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Some years ago we purchased a pair of used binoculars and tucked them away in the car. It's amazing how many times they have come in handy during the daylight hours and it is one of life's little satisfactions to pause beside the road on a starry night... (read more)

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New Astronomer
New Astronomer
by Carole Stott
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The essential guide that shows you how to get the most from your observations. For thousands of years, observers have gazed up at the night sky and wondered at the celestial bodies that occupy the vastness of space. If you have ever wanted to learn more... (read more)

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The Skywatcher's handbook :night and day, what to look for in the heavens above
The Skywatcher's handbook :night and day, what to look for in the heavens above
by Colin A Ronan
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This illustrated reference book provides all one needs to interpret the skies of the Northern Hemisphere by day and by night. 24 full-color and 176 two-color photographs.... (read more)

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