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Astronomy; Observers' manuals

  • 2011 Australian Skyguideby Nick Lomb

    Powerhouse Publishing 2010; US$ 15.95

    The celestial equivalent of a street directory! Compact, easy to use and reliable, this popular guide contains everything you need to know about the southern night sky with monthly star maps, diagrams and details of all the year’s exciting celestial events. Wherever you are in Australia, easy calculations allow you to determine when the Sun, Moon... more...

  • 3,000 Deep-Sky Objectsby Ted Aranda

    Springer New York 2011; US$ 42.28

    This book lists 3,000 deep-sky objects visible from the northern hemisphere, described as they appear in the author's powerful binocular telescope. The contents are organized by position for easy identification, and indexed by name and catalog numbers. more...

  • The Caldwell Objects and How to Observe Themby Martin Mobberley

    Springer New York 2009; US$ 33.23

    Messier?s catalog of 109 "non-stellar" objects is a classic astronomy guide. In 1995, British astronomer Sir Patrick Moore published his own catalog of 109 further objects. This book discusses Moore and his objects, and it describes how to find them. more...

  • Cataclysmic Cosmic Events and How to Observe Themby Martin Mobberley

    Springer New York 2009; US$ 23.73

    This book is about observing dramatic cosmic events. You might think that the observation of gamma ray bursts, cataclysmic variable star outbursts, distant supernovae, and active galactic nuclei are beyond the range of amateurs ? but this is not the case. more...

  • Celestial Delightsby Francis Reddy

    Springer New York 2011; US$ 42.28

    Integrating extensive graphics with an 8-year astronomical calendar, this book presents sky events geared to naked-eye and binocular viewing. It is arranged by ease of observation ? lunar phases and brighter planets, solar eclipses, the aurora through comets. more...

  • Celestial Worlds Discovered Cbby Christiaan Huygens; T. Childe

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1968 more...

  • Choosing and Using Astronomical Eyepiecesby William Paolini

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 42.28

    A valuable reference that fills a number of niches including that of a buyer's guide, technical desk reference and observer's field guide. It documents the past market and its evolution, right up to the present day. In addition to appealing to practical astronomers - and potentially saving them money - it is useful both as a historical reference and... more...

  • The Data Book of Astronomyby Patrick Moore

    CRC Press 2000; US$ 94.95

    The Data Book of Astronomy is a one-stop reference for astronomers at all levels of experience, from beginners to experienced observers. Filled with data about the Earth, Moon, the planets, the stars, our Galaxy, and the myriad galaxies in deep space, it also reveals the latest scientific discoveries about black holes, quasars, and the origins of the... more...

  • Deep-Sky Companions: Hidden Treasuresby Stephen James O'Meara

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 53.00

    An original selection of 109 deep-sky objects for observers worldwide. more...

  • The Environmental Model of Marsby K. Szego

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    The twenty-two papers contained in this volume have been selected from the Proceedings of the 2nd COSPAR Colloquium. The exploration of planet Mars will be the focal point of the planetary missions in the coming years, so the investigation of the surface and the upper layers of the soil is of primary importance. The major space agencies are actively... more...