Books - Deep Sky

Book Lists - TOC Robert Burnham Burnham's Celestial Handbook: An Observer's Guide to the Universe Beyond the Solar System 1978 - Dover Publications - 3 volumes - 2138 p 1 Robert Burnham Advanced Skywatching - 6 Christian B. Luginbuhl and Brian A. Skiff Observing Handbook and Catalogue of Deep-Sky Objects 1990 - Cambridge University Press - 352 p descriptions of the appearance of objects in telescopes of several apertures - available from Interlibrary Loan none G. Kepple and G. Sanner Night Sky Observer's Guide 1998 - Willmann-Bell - 3 vols none Volume 1: Autumn and Winter Andromeda, Aquarius, Aries, Auriga, Camelopardalis, Cancer, Canis Major, Canis Minor, Cassiopeia, Cepheus, Cetus, Columba, Eridanus, Fornax, Gemini, Lacerta, Lepus, Lynx, Monoceros, Orion, Pegasus, Perseus, Pisces, Piscis Austrinus, Puppis, Pyxis, Sculptor, Taurus, and Triangulum. Volume 2: Spring and Summer Antlia, Aquila, Bootes, Canes Venatici, Capricornus, Centaurus, Coma Berenices, Corona Australis, Corona Borealis, Corvus, Crater, Cygnus, Delphinus, Draco, Equuleus, Hercules, Hydra, Leo, Leo Minor, Libra, Lupus, Lyra, Microscopium, Ophiuchus, Sagitta, Sagittarius, Scorpius, Scutum, Serpens Caput, Serpens Cauda, Sextans, Ursa Major, Ursa Minor, Virgo, and Vulpecula. Volume 3: The Southern Skies 2008 - Willmann-Bell - 434 p Apus, Ara, Caelum, Carina, Centaurus, Chamaeleon, Circinus, Crux, Dorado, Grus, Horologium, Hydrus, Indus, Mensa, Musca, Norma, Octans, Pavo, Phoenix, Pictor, Reticulum, Telescopium, Triangulum Australe, Tucana, Vela, Volans plus extensive coverage of the Large Magellanic and Small Magellanic Clouds. Neil Bone Deep Sky Observer's Guide 2005 - Firefly Books - 223 p 1 Jeff A. Farinacci Guide to Observing Deep-Sky Objects: A Complete Global Resource for Astronomers 2007 - Springer - 198 p none Wolfgang Steinicke Galaxies and How to Observe Them 2007 - Springer - 246 p 2 Steven R. Coe Nebulae and How to Observe Them 2007 - Springer - 156 p 1 Mark Allison Star Clusters and How to Observe Them 2005 - Springer - 212 p available from Interlibrary Loan none Brent A. Archinal and Steven J. Hynes Star Clusters 2003 - Willmann-Bell - 498 p none Bernard Abrams and Michael Stecker Structures in Space: Hidden Secrets of the Deep Sky 1999 - Springer - 116 p none Darren Bushnall Observing the Deep Sky: An Astronomer's Companion 2005 - Crowood Press - 192 p none Steve R. Coe Deep Sky Observing: The Astronomical Tourist 2000 - Springer - 376 p none Michael A. Covington Celestial Objects for Modern Telescopes: Practical Amateur Astronomy Volume 2 2002 - Cambridge University Press - 268 p available from Interlibrary Loan none Michael E. Bakich 1001 Celestial Wonders to See Before You Die: The Best Sky Objects for Stargazers 2010 - Springer - 673 p none David J. Eicher Deep-Sky Observing With Small Telescopes: A Guide and Reference none David J. Eicher The Universe from Your Backyard: A Guide to Deep-Sky Objects from Astronomy Magazine 1988 - AstroMedia; Cambridge University Press - 188 p 1 David J. Eicher Stars and Galaxies: Astronomy's Guide to Exploring the Cosmos 1992 - Kalmbach Books; AstroMedia - 200 p 1 David J. Eicher Galaxies and the Universe: An Observing Guide from Deep Sky Magazine 1992 - AstroMedia; Kalmbach - 112 p 1 W. H. Finlay Concise Catalog of Deep-sky Objects: Astrophysical Information for 500 Galaxies, Clusters and Nebulae 2003 - Springer - 248 p none Sue French Celestial Sampler: 60 Small-Scope Tours for Starlit Nights 2007 - Sky Publishing - 170 p available from Interlibrary Loan none Robert Gendler A Year in the Life of the Universe: A Seasonal Guide to Viewing the Cosmos 2006 - Voyageur Press - 160 p color photographs of deep-sky objects, by season 1 Jess K. Gilmour The Practical Astronomer's Deep-Sky Companion 2002 - Springer - 140 p none Philip S. Harrington Cosmic Challenge: The Ultimate Observing List for Amateurs 2010 - Cambridge University Press 1 Philip S. Harrington The Deep Sky: An Introduction 1998 - 272 p available from Interlibrary Loan none Philip S. Harrington Star Watch: The Amateur Astronomer's Guide to Finding, Observing, and Learning About Over 125 Celestial Objects 2003 - Wiley - 304 p available from Interlibrary Loan none Walter Scott Houston Deep-Sky Wonders 2001 - Sky Publishing available from Interlibrary Loan none Mike Inglis Field Guide to the Deep-Sky Objects 2001 - Springer - 324 p available from Interlibrary Loan none Mike Inglis Astronomy of the Milky Way: Part 1: Observer's Guide to the Northern Sky 2004 - Springer - 242 p constellations along the galactic equator available from Interlibrary Loan none Mike Inglis Astronomy of the Milky Way: Part 2: Observer's Guide to the Southern Sky 2004 - Springer - 236 p none David H. Levy Deep Sky Objects: The Best and Brightest from Four Decades of Comet Chasing 2005 - Prometheus Books - 362 p 3 David Malin Ancient Light: A Portrait of the Universe 2009 - Phaidon Press - 127 p 1 Martin Mobberley Supernovae: and How to Observe Them 2007 - Springer - 209 p 1 - from MAS 2009 James Mullaney Celestial Harvest: 300-Plus Showpieces of the Heavens for Telescope Viewing and Contemplation 2002 - Dover Publications - 112 p none Gerald North Advanced Amateur Astronomy 1997 - 360 p none Stephen J. O'Meara Deep-Sky Companions: The Messier Objects 2000 - Cambridge University Press; Sky Publishing - 306 p 1 Stephen James O'Meara Deep-Sky Companions: The Caldwell Objects 2003 - Cambridge University Press; Sky Publishing - 500 p Patrick Caldwell-Moore's list of 109 deep-sky objects was published in the December, 1995 issue of Sky and Telescope, pages 38-43. none Stephen James O'Meara Deep-Sky Companions: Hidden Treasures 2007 - Cambridge University Press; Sky Publishing - 584 p 1 Stephen James O'Meara Steve O'Meara's Herschel 400 Observing Guide 2007 - Cambridge University Press; Sky Publishing - 380 p none Herschel 400 Catalogue James Mullaney The Herschel Objects and How to Observe Them 2007 - Springer - 167 p 1 Stefan Rumistrzewicz A Visual Astronomer's Photographic Guide to the Deep Sky: A Pocket Field Guide 2010 - Springer - 344 p none David Ratledge Observing the Caldwell Objects 2000 - Springer - 245 p none H. C. Pennington The Year-Round Messier Marathon Field Guide: With Complete Maps, Charts and Tips to Guide You to Enjoying the Most Famous List of Deep-Sky Objects 1998 - Willmann-Bell none Ken Graun The Next Step: Finding and Viewing Messier's Objects 2005 - Ken Press - 352 p none Don Machholz The Observing Guide to the Messier Marathon: A Handbook and Atlas 2002 - Cambridge University Press - 172 p none Ronald Stoyan, Stefan Binnewies, and Susanne Friedrich Atlas of the Messier Objects: Highlights of the Deep Sky 2008 - Cambridge University Press - 370 p none Kenneth Glyn Jones Messier's Nebulae and Star Clusters 1991 - Cambridge University Press - 2nd ed. - 445 p none Tammy Plotner The Night Sky Companion: A Yearly Guide to Sky-Watching 2008-2009 2007 - Springer - 674 p none Grant Privett and Paul Parsons The Deep-Sky Observer's Year: A Guide to Observing Deep-Sky Objects Throughout the Year 2000 - Springer - 253 p none Paul W. Hodge, Brooke P. Skelton, and Joy Ashizawa An Atlas of Local Group Galaxies 2002 - Springer - 432 p none Kenneth Glyn Jones Webb Society Deep Sky Observer's Handbook 1979-1987 - Enslow Publishers vol 1: Double Stars - 1979 Variable Stars - 1990 vol 2: Planetary and Gaseous Nebulae - 1979 vol 3: Open and Globular Clusters - 1981 vol 4: Galaxies - 1982 vol 5: Clusters of Galaxies - 1982 vol 6: Anonymous Galaxies - 1987 vol 7: The Southern Sky - 1987 none Jeff Lashley The Radio Sky and How to Observe It 2009 - Springer - 232 p none John Fielding Amateur Radio Astronomy 2006 - Radio Society of Great Britain - 7th ed. - 320 p none John Heywood Radio Astronomy and How to Build Your Own Telescope 1969 - Arc Books - 157 p none John Potter Shields Amateur Radio Astronomer's Handbook 1986 - Crown - 104 p none David L. Heiserman Radio Astronomy for the Amateur 1975 - McGraw-Hill/TAB Electronics - 252 p none William lonc Radio Astronomy Projects 2003 - Radio-Sky Publishing - 2nd ed. - 254 p none -------------------------------------