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Amateur & Popular Astronomy

Amateur & Popular Astronomy
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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 heavens. The first astronomers mapped the movement of the seasons and used the positions of th..
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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 include the latest information from leading astronomical sources. All th..
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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 readers worldwide to the night sky. Now this classic beginner's guide has be..
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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 our place in the universe. Prepared under the direction of con..
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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 planets. Beginning with ground zero as comets take form, we track th..
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 Deep Sky Wonders - A Tour of the Universe with 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 magazine have won this astronomy writer a passionate following among astronomy enthusias..
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Deep-Sky Companions - The Caldwell Objects Deep-Sky Companions - The Caldwell Objects
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Deep-Sky Companions: The Caldwell Objects by Stephen James O'MearaA new collection from Sky and Telescope's popular columnist. 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..
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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 and even those elsewhere in the Solar System and beyond. Bringing toget..
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Lunar Meteoroid Impacts and How to Observe Them (Astronomers Observing Guides) [Paperback]Author: Brian CudnikThe face of the Moon we see today has been substantially etched by the effects of meteor impacts. Craters on the Moon are the result of ancient impacts with large meteorites - or small a..
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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 of deep sky astronomy. This tradition of observing galaxies and clusters is ..
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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 book explores the triumphs of space experiments and spacecraft designs and the ama..
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Philip's Guide to the Night Sky by Sir Patrick Moore Philip's Guide to the Night Sky by Sir Patrick Moore
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NEW EDITION! AVAILABLE NOW! Philip's Guide to the Night Sky - A Guided Tour of the Stars & Constellations Author: Sir Patrick Moore Find your way around the night sky with this handy guide to stargazing for beginners, written by Sir Patrick Moore. Find your way around the night sky ..
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Philip's Guide to the Northern Constellations Author: Robin Scagell Description:  A mini-guide to stargazing for the novice astronomer, written by Robin Scagell, author of the Philip's best-seller Stargazing with a Telescope. A beginner's guide to the major stars and constellations visible ..
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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 information an absolute beginner needs to get started. It explains the basic techniqu..
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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 celestial journey to many of the most prominent stars and constellations visible from mid-nort..
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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 catalogued by the great eighteenth-century astronomer Sir William Herschel and h..
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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 in Astronomical Spectroscopy.You have decided to jump into astronomical spectroscopy, or you are thinking about it. If you wish to understand how to start, to go d..
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Telescopes and Techniques: An Introduction to Practical Astronomy (Second Edition)by C.R. KitchinThis second - completely revised - edition of Chris Kitchin's easy-to-read book provides a carefully structured introduction to the tools of astronomy. Beginning with an in-depth look at astronomical..
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The Book of the MoonAuthor: Rick StroudDescription:On July 20th 1969, in one of the most iconic moments of the twentieth century, Neil Armstrong took his first steps on the moon. The distant object that had fascinated mankind for millennia suddenly got much closer.The Book of the Moon is a..
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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 objects in the sky. Amateur astronomers can challenge their abilities by at..
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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 all the basics of sky-watching. Start off by taking a tour around th..
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The Universe by John Scalzi 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 takes it all in, from our own moon to the furthest..
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The Telescope: Its History, Technology, and Future by Geoff AndersenIn 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 bein..
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 Total Solar Eclipses and How to Observe ThemSeries: Springer’s Astronomers' Observing GuidesMobberley, Martin2007, XIV, 202 p. 115 illus., 38 in color., SoftcoverISBN: 978-0-387-69827-4, 0387698274Online orders shipping within about 3 working days.About this bookEvery total solar e..
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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 the Universe at the speed of light and explore its 200 most remarkable s..
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