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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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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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Successfully Starting in Astronomical Spectroscopy – A Practical Guide
 
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This book has been written by François Cochard, general manager of Shelyak Instruments. This is a practical guide to help you starting ins Astronomical Spectroscopy.

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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: A Chronicle and Observer's Guide Book
 
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In 1966, astronomer Halton Arp compiled his Atlas of Peculiar Galaxies, which featured 338 images of some of the strangest looking galaxies and galaxy groups then known to exist. The purpose of the Atlas , Arp stated in his...

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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...

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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 Book of the Moon
 
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The Book of the Moon is an utterly original and absorbing account of all things lunar, a book that celebrates the physics that created the moon and the technology that took us there, as well as its magic and mystery. From...

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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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Cambridge University Press
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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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...

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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,...

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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...

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New Cosmic Horizons
 
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New Cosmic HorizonsAuthor: Leverington, David Description: New Cosmic Horizons tells the extraordinary story of space-based astronomy since the Second World War. Starting with the launch of the V2 rocket in 1946, this boo...

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Stephen James O'Meara's Observing Night Sky w Binoculars
 
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Stephen James O'Meara's Observing the Night Sky with BinocularsReal Author: O'Meara, Stephen James Description: Month by month, star by star, object by object, Stephen James O'Meara takes readers on a...

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Steve O'Meara's Herschel 400 Observing Guide
 
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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...

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The Cambridge Guide to the Solar System
 
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The Cambridge Guide to the Solar SysteAuthor: Lang, Kenneth R. Tufts University, MassachusettsDescription: The Cambridge Guide to the Solar System provides a comprehensive and up-to-date description of the planets and the...

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The Observing Guide to the Messier Marathon
 
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The Observing Guide to the Messier MarathonAuthor: Machholz, Don Description: The Messier Catalogue is a list of one hundred and ten galaxies, star clusters and nebulae, and includes many of the brightest and best-known...

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Total Solar Eclipses and How to Observe Them
 
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Total Solar Eclipses and How to Observe ThemSeries: Springer's Astronomers' Observing GuidesMobberley, Martin 2007, XIV, 202 p. 115 illus., 38 in color., Softcover ISBN: 978-0-387-69827-4, 0387698274 Online orders...

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The Book of the Moon
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The Book of the Moon is an utterly original and absorbing account of all things lunar, a book that celebrates the physics that created the moon and the technology that took us there, as well as its magic and mystery. From...

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Successfully Starting in Astronomical Spectroscopy – A Practical Guide
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This book has been written by François Cochard, general manager of Shelyak Instruments. This is a practical guide to help you starting ins Astronomical Spectroscopy.

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