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Deep Sky Wonders - A Tour of the Universe
 
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Deep Sky Wonders - A Tour of the Universewith Sky & Telescope's Sue FrenchA new collection from Sky and Telescope's popular columnist. Sue French's elegant, informative monthly columns in Sky and Telescope...

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Deep-Sky Companions - The Caldwell Objects
 
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The second in the Deep-Sky Companions series, this book is the ultimate road map to Patrick Moore's catalog of 109 star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies that didn't make it onto the Messier list. Superb finder charts,...

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Photoshop Astronomy - Second edition
 
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Photoshop Astronomy Second Edition with Full Resolution Tutorials on DVD-ROMby R. Scott Ireland8.5 x 11"320 pagesAbout this Book . . . I remember my first one-day class on how to use Photoshop in 1997. D...

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Practical Astronomy with your Calculator or Spreadsheet - 4th Edition
 
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Now in its fourth edition, this highly regarded book is ideal for those who wish to solve a variety of practical and recreational problems in astronomy using a scientific calculator or spreadsheet. Updated and extended, this...

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Stargazing Basics
 
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Stargazing BasicsAuthor: Kinzer, Paul E. Description: How do I get started in astronomy? Should I buy binoculars or a telescope? What can I expect to see? This wonderful informal guide to astronomy has all the...

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The Telescope - Its History, Technology and Future
 
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In the four centuries since its invention, the telescope has transformed how humans view the universe and their place in it. But what do most of us know about telescopes themselves--their history, how they work, what they are...

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Binocular Astronomy - 2nd edition
 
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Binocular Astronomy - Second Editionby Craig Crossen and Wil Tirion, 8.5" by 11.00", 224 pages, published 2008, hardbound, 850gIncludes Wil Tirion's superb BRIGHT STAR ATLASBinocular Astronomy and a pair of...

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Engineering, Design and Construction of Portable Newtonian Telescopes
 
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by Albert Highe Hardbound, 6 by 9 inches (235 x 162mm), 694 pages, 472 illustrations and 113 tables, 1255gEngineering, Design and Construction of Portable Newtonian Telescopes is a massive 694 page book with 472 ...

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Engineering, Design and Construction of String Telescopes
 
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Albert Highe's second book on telescope construction. Hardbound, 6 by 9 inches (235 x 162mm), 440 pages, 285 illustrations and 90 tables, appr 800g

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Introduction to Digital Astrophotography - 2nd edition
 
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Introduction to Digital AstrophotographyImaging the Universe with a Digital CameraSecond Edition by Robert Reeves, Hardbound, 6 by 9-inches, 448 pagesIntroduction to Digital Astrophotography is a 400+ page...

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Introduction to Lens Design with Practical ZEMAX Examples
 
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by Joseph M. Geary, 6" by 9", Hardbound, Smyth sewn to lay flat, 462 pages, 452 Illustrations, 45 Tables, 896gIntrodution to Lens Design with Practical ZEMAX Examples is based on an introductory lens design course...

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Optical Testing - A Practical Introduction for Scientists, Engineers, Optical Designers, Students and Optical Workshop Personnel
 
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by Joseph M. Geary Hardbound, 6 by 9 inches (235 x 162mm), 604 pages, 660 illustrations, 1120gOptical Testing — A Practical Introduction for Scientists, Engineers, Optical Designers, Students and Optical Workshop...

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Star Clusters by Brent A. Archinal and Steven J. Hynes
 
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Star Clusters by Brent A. Archinal and Steven J. Hynes8.5 x 11"498 pagesHardboundAbout This Book Star Clusters covers, in just under 500 pages, star clusters, globular clusters, asterisms and other objects that have ...

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Star Testing Astronomical Telescopes - 2nd edition
 
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Star Testing Astronomical TelescopesA Manual for Optical Evaluation and Adjustment - Second Editionby Harold Richard Suiter, 9" by 6", 428 pages, published 2009, hardbound, 918gFrom Richard Berry's Foreword to the Se...

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SYNOPSYS - Supplement to Joseph M. Geary's Introduction to Lens Design
 
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by Donald C. Dilworth, 6" by 9", Softbound, 174 pages,176 Illustrations, 310gThis volume and the accompanying SYNOPSYS™ software on mini-CDROM is a supplement to Joseph M. Geary’s Introduction to Lens Design, ...

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Telescope Optics A Comprehensive Manual for Amateur Astronomers
 
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Telescope Optics - A Comprehensive Manual for Amateur Astronomersby Harrie Rutten Martin van Venrooij, 235 x 157mm, 374 pages, hardbound, 785g ISBN: 978-0943396187 This book will both arouse your curiosity and answer your...

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Telescopes, Eyepieces and Astrographs: Design, Analysis and Performance of Modern Astronomical Optics
 
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by Gregory Hallock Smith, Roger Ceragioli and Richard Berry Hardbound, 6 by 9 inches, 596 pages, 1016gTelescopes, Eyepieces and Astrographs: Design, Analysis and Performance of Modern Astronomical Optics is about e...

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The Arp Atlas of Peculiar Galaxies
 
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The Arp Atlas of Peculiar Galaxies - A Chronicle and Observer's Guideby Jeff Kanipe and Dennis Webb Hardbound8.5 x 11"400 pagesHardboundIn 1966, astronomer Halton Arp compiled his Atlas of Peculiar Galaxies, which...

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The Dobsonian Telescope
 
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The Dobsonian TelescopeA Practical Manual for Building Large Aperture Telescopesby David Kriege and Richard Berry, 6" by 9" inches, 496 pages, hardbound, 179 pictures, 88 drawings ...

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The Night Sky Observer's Guide Volume 1 - Autumn & Winter
 
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The Night Sky Observer's Guide Volume 1 - Autumn & Winterby George Robert Kepple and Glen Sanner, 8.5 by 11 inches, hardbound, 446 pages, 1775gFrom the reviews of Volumes 1 and 2 A subtitle to the two-volume...

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The Night Sky Observer's Guide Volume 2 - Spring & Summer
 
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 The Night Sky Observer's Guide Volume 2 - Spring & Summerby George Robert Kepple and Glen Sanner, 8.5 by 11 inches, hardbound, 512 pages, 1700gFrom the reviews of Volumes 1 and 2  A subtitle to th...

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The Night Sky Observer's Guide Volume 3 - The Southern Skies
 
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 The Night Sky Observer's Guide Volume 3 - The Southern Skiesby George Robert Kepple, Ian Cooper and Jenni Kay, 8.5 by 11 inches, hardbound, 434 pages, 1420gFrom the reviews of Volumes 1 and 2  A s...

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The Practical Astronomer by Will Gater and Anton Vamplew
 
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The Practical Astronomer by Will Gater and Anton VamplewPublished in 2010A complete beginner's guide to observing the night sky.Understand and enjoy the solar system and beyond with this practical guide to astronomy. Pick up ...

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Philip's Guide to the Night Sky by Sir Patrick Moore
 
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NEW EDITION! AVAILABLE NOW! Find your way around the night sky with this handy guide to stargazing for the complete novice. In Philip's Guide to the Night Sky, Sir Patrick Moore explains how to find the most famous...

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Philip's Guide to the Northern Constellations by Robin Scagell
 
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Philip's Guide to the Northern Constellations Author: Robin ScagellDescription:  A mini-guide to stargazing for the novice astronomer, written by Robin Scagell, author of the Philip's best-seller Stargazing...

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A Brief History of the Universe
 
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A Brief History of the Universe by J.P. McEvoy From Stonehenge to String Theory - how astronomy has changed the world Since the dawn of humanity, men have attempted to divine the nature of the heave...

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A Field Guide to the Stars and Planets (Peterson Field Guides)
 
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A Field Guide to the Stars and Planets (Peterson Field Guides) - Fourth Editionby Jay M Pasachoff, Wil Tirion, Roger Peterson The fourth edition of this best-selling field guide has been completely revised and updated to...

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Astronomy - A Self-Teaching Guide
 
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  Astronomy: A Self-Teaching Guideby Dinah L. MocheDiscover the wonders of the night sky with this bestselling Astronomy GuideFor a generation, Astronomy: A Self-Teaching Guide has introduced hundreds of thousands of r...

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Astronomy: The Definitive Guide
 
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The Definitive Guide to Astronomyby Robert Burnham, Alan Dyer, Jeff KanipeConsultant Editor: Robert BurnhamSky Maps by Wil TirionAstronomy: the Definitive Guide is the perfect handbook for all who are interested in ...

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Comets Creators and Destroyers
 
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Comets Creators and Destroyers by David H. Levy David Levy brings these "ghostly apparitions" to life. With fascinating scenarios both real and imagined, he shows how comets have wreaked their special havoc on Earth and other...

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Lunar Meteoroid Impacts and How to Observe Them (Astronomers Observing Guides) [Paperback]
 
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Lunar Meteoroid Impacts and How to Observe Them (Astronomers Observing Guides) [Paperback] Author: Brian Cudnik The face of the Moon we see today has been substantially etched by the effects of meteor impacts. Craters on the...

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Telescopes and Techniques: An Introduction to Practical Astronomy
 
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Telescopes and Techniques: An Introduction to Practical Astronomy (Second Edition)by C.R. Kitchin This second - completely revised - edition of Chris Kitchin's easy-to-read book provides a carefully struc...

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The Rough Guide to the Universe (Second Edition)
 
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Whether you’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...

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Turn Left at Orion - NEW EDITION
 
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Turn Left at OrionHundreds of Night Sky Objects to See in a Home Telescope – and How to Find Them 4th EditionAuthor: Consolmagno, Guy Vatican Observatory, Vatican CityAuthor: Davis, Dan M. State University of New York, S...

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Universe - A Journey from Earth to the Edge of the Cosmos
 
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Universe - A Journey from Earth to the Edge of the Cosmosby Nicolas CheethamA Grand Tour of the cosmos, beginning on Earth and ending at the edge of the Universe and the dawn of time. Travel through t...

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A Portfolio of Lunar Drawings
 
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Manufactured on demand: supplied direct from the printerA Portfolio of Lunar DrawingsAuthor: Hill, Harold Foreword: Baum, RichardDescription: Harold Hill's lunar portfolio is a unique collection of drawings now published ...

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A Skywatcher's Year
 
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A Skywatcher's YearAuthor: Kanipe, Jeff Description: Have you ever wondered what that bright point of light twinkling near the horizon is, or just when you can expect to see the best shooting stars of the year? A Skywatch...

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A Visitor's Guide to the Kitt Peak Observatories
 
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A Visitor's Guide to the Kitt Peak ObservatoriesAuthor: Sage, Leslie Author: Aschenbrenner, GailDescription: The Kitt Peak National Observatory is located in the Quinlan Mountains, southwest of Tucson, Arizona. For more t...

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A Walk through the Heavens
 
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A Walk through the Heavens 3rd EditionAuthor: Heifetz, Milton D. Boston College, MassachusettsAuthor: Tirion, WilDescription: What star is that? Where is the Great Bear? A Walk through the Heavens is a beautiful and easy-to-...

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After the First Three Minutes
 
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Manufactured on demand: supplied direct from the printerAfter the First Three MinutesAuthor: Padmanabhan, T. Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA), Pune, IndiaDescription: How does our Universe evolv...

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Agnes Mary Clerke and the Rise of Astrophysics
 
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Agnes Mary Clerke and the Rise of AstrophysicsAuthor: Breck, M. T. Description: Born in Ireland in the mid-nineteenth century, Agnes Mary Clerke achieved fame as the author of A History of Astronomy during the Nineteenth ...

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Asteroid Rendezvous
 
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Asteroid RendezvousEditor: Bell, Jim Cornell University, New YorkEditor: Mitton, JacquelineDescription: The Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous (NEAR) was the first mission to orbit and eventually land on an asteroid. The mission...

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Carl Sagan's Cosmic Connection
 
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Carl Sagan's Cosmic ConnectionAuthor: Sagan, CarlEditor: Agel, JeromeDescription: In 1973, Carl Sagan published The Cosmic Connection, a daring view of the universe, which rapidly became a classic work of popular science and i...

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Celestial Objects for Modern Telescopes
 
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Celestial Objects for Modern TelescopesAuthor: Covington, Michael A. University of GeorgiaDescription: Based on field notes made by the author during his own career as an amateur astronomer, this unique guide covers both the...

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Children of the Stars
 
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Children of the StarsAuthor: Altschuler, Daniel R. Arecibo Observatory, Puerto RicoDescription: Are we alone in the Universe? What is our place in it? How did we get here? We have long searched for the answers to questions s...

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Cosmic Butterflies
 
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Cosmic ButterfliesAuthor: Kwok, Sun University of CalgaryDescription: At the end of a star's life, it wraps itself in a cocoon by spilling out gas and dust. Sometime later, a butterfly-like nebula emerges from the cocoon and...

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Cosmic Company
 
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Cosmic CompanyAuthor: Shostak, Seth SETI Institute, CaliforniaAuthor: Barnett, Alex National Space Centre, LeicesterDescription: Is there life elsewhere in the universe? What might it be like and how will we ever find it? ...

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Cosmic Perspectives
 
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Manufactured on demand!Cosmic PerspectivesEditor: Biswas, S. K. Editor: Mallik, D. C. V. Editor: Vishveshwara, C. V. Description: Modern cosmology and its relationship to the development of human civilization is...

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David Levy's Guide to Observing and Discovering Comets
 
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David Levy's Guide to Observing and Discovering CometsAuthor: Levy, David H. Description: David Levy has held a lifelong passion for comets, and is one of the most successful comet discoverers in history. In this book he ...

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David Levy's Guide to Observing and Discovering Comets
 
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David Levy's Guide to Observing and Discovering CometsAuthor: Levy, David H. Description: David Levy has held a lifelong passion for comets, and is one of the most successful comet discoverers in history. In this book he ...

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David Levy's Guide to Observing Meteor Showers
 
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David Levy's Guide to Observing Meteor ShowersAuthor: Levy, David H. Description: Meteors occur when a meteoroid, a speck of dust in space, enters the Earth's atmosphere. The heat generated when this happens causes the su...

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David Levy's Guide to the Night Sky
 
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David Levy's Guide to the Night Sky 2nd EditionAuthor: Levy, David H. Jarnac Observatory, ArizonaDescription: The perfect introduction for the novice astronomer, this book stirs the imagination and puts observation in a fram...

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David Levy's Guide to Variable Stars
 
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David Levy's Guide to Variable StarsAuthor: Levy, David H. Jarnac Observatory, ArizonaDescription: Variable stars are fascinating objects to observe; found all over the sky, they change in brightness over time and can be see...

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Deep-Sky Companions: Hidden Treasures
 
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Deep-Sky Companions: Hidden TreasuresAuthor: O'Meara, Stephen James Description: Stephen O'Meara's new and exciting observing guide spotlights an original selection of 109 deep-sky objects that will appeal to sky-watchers...

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Destiny or Chance
 
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Destiny or ChanceAuthor: Taylor, Stuart Ross Australian National University, CanberraDescription: Written by a leading planetary scientist, this book tells the remarkable story of how our solar system came into existence. It...

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Discover the Moon
 
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Discover the MoonAuthor: Lacroux, JeanAuthor: Legrand, ChristianTranslator: Sutcliffe, ChristopherDescription: The Moon is accessible to everyone, and easy to observe even in big cities. It is a prime target for aspiring astro...

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Evolving Cosmos
 
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Evolving CosmosAuthor: Schilling, Govert Description: Mankind is a child of the cosmos. The atoms in our bodies originate in the interiors of other stars, and we cannot regard our existence separately from the evolution o...

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Exploring the Night Sky with Binoculars
 
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Exploring the Night Sky with Binoculars 4th EditionAuthor: Moore, Patrick Description: On a clear, starry night, the jewelled beauty and unimaginable immensity of our universe is awe-inspiring. Star-gazing with binoculars...

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Extreme Stars
 
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Extreme StarsAuthor: Kaler, James B. University of Illinois, Urbana-ChampaignDescription: Over the past 200 years, our knowledge of stars has expanded enormously. From seeing myriad dots of different brightnesses, we moved o...

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Finding the Big Bang
 
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Finding the Big BangEditor: Peebles, P. James E. Princeton University, New JerseyEditor: Page, Jr., Lyman A. Princeton University, New JerseyEditor: Partridge, R. Bruce Haverford College, PennsylvaniaDescription: Cosmolo...

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Glorious Eclipses
 
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Glorious EclipsesAuthor: Brunier, Serge Author: Luminet, Jean-Pierre Observatoire de Paris, MeudonTranslator: Dunlop, StormDescription: This beautiful large-format volume deals with eclipses of all kinds - lunar, solar ...

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Gravity from the Ground Up
 
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Gravity from the Ground UpAuthor: Schutz, Bernard Max-Planck-Institut fur Gravitationsphysik, GermanyDescription: This book invites the reader to understand our Universe, not just marvel at it. From the clock-like motions of...

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Great Comets
 
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Great CometsAuthor: Burnham, Robert Foreword: Levy, David H.Description: Spectacular and mysterious objects that come and go in the night sky, comets have dwelt in our popular culture for untold ages. As remnants from the...

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How to Use a Computerized Telescope
 
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How to Use a Computerized TelescopeAuthor: Covington, Michael A. Description: How to Use a Computerized Telescope is the first handbook that describes how to get your computerized telescope up and running, and how to emba...

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Majestic Universe
 
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Majestic UniverseAuthor: Brunier, Serge Ciel et EspaceTranslator: Dunlop, StormDescription: Witness the birth of stars; scan the sky for extrasolar planets; venture near black holes; travel into the realm of galaxies and clu...

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Masks of the Universe
 
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Masks of the Universe 2nd EditionAuthor: Harrison, Edward University of ArizonaDescription: To the ancient Greeks the universe consisted of earth, air, fire and water. To Saint Augustine it was the Word of God. To many moder...

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Messier's Nebulae and Star Clusters
 
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Messier's Nebulae and Star Clusters 2nd EditionAuthor: Jones, Kenneth Glyn Webb Institute, New YorkDescription: Charles Messier's catalogue of nebulae and star clusters, published in 1784, marked the start of a new era o...

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Meteorites
 
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MeteoritesEditor: Zanda, Brigitte Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, ParisEditor: Rotaru, Monica Palais de la Decouverte, ParisTranslator: Hewins, RogerDescription: What are these strange rocks that fall from th...

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New Worlds in the Cosmos
 
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New Worlds in the CosmosAuthor: Mayor, Michel Observatoire de GenèveAuthor: Frei, Pierre-Yves Translator: Roukema, BoudDescription: With the discovery in 1995 of the first planet orbiting another star, we know th...

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Observing Comets, Asteroids, Meteors, & Zodiacal Light
 
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Observing Comets, Asteroids, Meteors, and the Zodiacal LightAuthor: Edberg, Stephen J. Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of TechnologyAuthor: Levy, David H. University of ArizonaDescription: When can ...

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Observing Handbook and Catalogue of Deep-Sky Objects
 
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Observing Handbook and Catalogue of Deep-Sky ObjectsAuthor: Luginbuhl, Christian B. United States Naval ObservatoryAuthor: Skiff, Brian A. Lowell Observatory, ArizonaDescription:  A detailed and comprehensive guid...

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Observing Variable Stars
 
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Observing Variable Stars, Novae, and Supernovae
 
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Observing Variable Stars, Novae, and SupernovaeAuthor: North, Gerald Author: James, NickDescription: Variable stars can be fascinating objects to study. This complete practical guide and resource package instructs amateur...

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On the Shores of the Unknown
 
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On the Shores of the UnknownAuthor: Silk, Joseph University of OxfordDescription: In this fascinating book, astronomer Joseph Silk explores the Universe from its beginnings to its ultimate fate. He shows how cosmologists...

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Our Cosmic Origins
 
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Our Cosmic OriginsAuthor: Delsemme, Armand H. University of Toledo, OhioForeword: Duve, Christian deDescription: Looking at the stars at night, we have all wondered where we have come from and why we are here. Our Cosmic...

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Our Cosmic Origins
 
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Our Cosmic OriginsAuthor: Delsemme, Armand H. University of Toledo, OhioForeword: Duve, Christian deDescription: Looking at the stars at night, we have all wondered where we have come from and why we are here. Our Cosmic...

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Our Worlds
 
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Our WorldsEditor: Stern, S. Alan Southwest Research Institute, Boulder, ColoradoDescription: What have Apollo, Voyager, Magellan and Galileo told us about the solar system? In Our Worlds, eight planetary scientists expla...

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Practical Amateur Astronomy 2 Volume Set
 
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Practical Amateur Astronomy 2 Volume SetHow to Use a Computerized TelescopeAuthor: Covington, Michael Description: Together, this two volume set provides the amateur astronomer with all the information they require in ord...

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Preservation of Near-Earth Space for Future GenerationsEditor: Simpson, John A. University of ChicagoDescription: What will happen to the near-Earth space environment? How can we ensure the survival of future scientific, com...

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Steve O'Meara's Herschel 400 Observing GuideAuthor: O'Meara, Stephen James Description: The Herschel 400 is a list of 400 galaxies, nebulae, and star clusters, picked from over 2,500 deep-sky objects discovered and catal...

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