Cambridge Dictionary of AstronomyAuthor: Mitton, Jacqueline
Description: Held up by the heliopause? Floored by the flatness problem? Intimidated by MACHOs? With this dictionary there is no need to be defeated by such astronomical jargon. These terms, along with almost 3,200 more words, names an..
Cometography: Volume 1, Ancient - 1799Author: Kronk, Gary W.Description: Cometography is a catalog of every comet observed throughout history. It is the most complete and comprehensive collection of data on comets available. Cometography comes in four sequential volumes and this, the first, cove..
Cometography: Volume 2, 1800-1899Author: Kronk, Gary W.Description: Cometography is a four-volume catalog of every comet observed throughout history. Volume II provides a complete discussion of every comet seen during the nineteenth century. Cometography uses the most reliable orbits known to de..
Cometography: Volume 3, 1900-1932Author: Kronk, Gary W.Cometography is a multi-volume catalog of every comet observed throughout history. Volume 3 provides a complete discussion of every comet seen during the first part of the twentieth century. Cometography uses the most reliable orbits known t..
Cometography: Volume 4, 1933-1959Author: Kronk, Gary W.Description: Cometography is a multi-volume catalog of every comet observed throughout history. It uses the most reliable orbits known to determine the distances from the Earth and Sun at the time a comet was discovered and last observed, as..
Cometography: Volume 5, 1960-1982Author: Kronk, Gary W., Maik MeyerDescription: Cometography is a multi-volume catalog of every comet observed throughout history. It uses the most reliable orbits known to determine the distances from the Earth and Sun at the time a comet was discovered and last ..
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..
Innovation in Astronomy Education
Editor: Pasachoff, Jay M.
Williams College, Massachusetts
Editor: Ros, Rosa M.
Universitat Politicnica de Catalunya, Barcelona
Editor: Pasachoff, Naomi
Williams College, Massachusetts
Description: Astronomy leads to an understanding of the h..
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 ..
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..
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..
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..
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..
CLEARANCE !Teaching and Learning AstronomyEditor: Pasachoff, Jay
Williams College, MassachusettsEditor: Percy, John
University of TorontoDescription: Astronomy is taught in schools worldwide, but few schoolteachers have any background in astronomy or astronomy teaching, and available resou..
The Cambridge Dictionary of Space TechnologyAuthor: Williamson, Mark
Description: The Cambridge Dictionary of Space Technology is a comprehensive source of reference to the most important aspects of this fast-developing field, from basic concepts to advanced applications. With some 2300 entries..
The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Amateur AstronomyAuthor: Bakich, Michael E. The El Paso PlanetariumDescription: Being an amateur astronomer is great fun, with many different and interesting areas to get involved in. This complete reference provides a wealth of practical information covering all aspect..
The Cambridge Encyclopedia of SpaceAuthor: Verger, Fernand Ecole Normale Superieure, ParisAuthor: Sourbos-Verger, Isabelle Fondation pour la Recherche Strategique, ParisAuthor: Ghirardi, Raymond Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), ParisDescription: Since the launch of Sputnik in 195..
The Cambridge Encyclopedia of StarsAuthor: Kaler, James B. University of Illinois, Urbana-ChampaignDescription: This unique encyclopedia provides a fascinating and fully comprehensive description of stars and their natures and is filled with beautiful color images. The book begins by telling the sto..
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..