Books - The Sky

Book Lists - TOC Roger W. Sinnott and Michael A.C. Perryman Millennium Star Atlas An All-Sky Atlas Comprising One Million Stars to Visual Magnitude 11 and Forty Thousand Nonstellar Objects 2007 - Sky Publishing - 1156 p 3 vols - each covering eight hours of RA scale: 1 deg = 36.0 mm none Roger W. Sinnott and Michael A.C. Perryman Millennium Star Atlas: An All-Sky Atlas Comprising One Million Stars to Visual Magnitude Eleven from the Hipparcos and Tycho Catalogues and Ten Thousand Nonstellar Objects 1997 - Sky Pub Corp. scale: 1 deg = 36.0 mm none Wil Tirion, Barry Rappaport, and Perry Remaklus Uranometria 2000.0: The Northern Hemisphere to Minus 6 Degrees 2001 - Willmann-Bell - 2nd ed. stars to magnitude 9.5 280,000 stars and over 30,000 deep sky non-stellar objects scale: 1 deg = 18.5 mm sequences charts in descending right ascension none Wil Tirion, Barry Rappaport, and Perry Remaklus Uranometria 2000.0: The Southern Hemisphere to Plus 6 Degrees 2001 - Willmann-Bell - 2nd ed. stars to magnitude 9.5 scale: 1 deg = 18.5 mm sequences charts in descending right ascension none Uranometria 2000.0 Deep Sky Field Guide Willmann-Bell - 2nd ed. - none Uranometria 2000.0 1987 - Willmann-Bell - 300 p stars to magnitude 9.5 scale: 1 deg = 18.5 mm charts in asscending right ascension left and right charts reversed none Murray Cragin The Deep Sky Field Guide to Uranometria 2000.0 1993 - Willmann-Bell - none Wil Tirion Sky Atlas 2000.0 1998 - Sky Pub.; Cambridge University Press - 2nd ed., deluxe version - spiral bound scale: 1 deg = 7.1 mm 1 Robert A. Strong Sky Atlas 2000.0 Companion: The Essential Guide for Locating Deep-Sky Objects - 221 p - (Spiral-bound) none Roger W. Sinnott Sky and Telescope's Pocket Sky Atlas - 110 p - spiral bound scale: 1 deg = 4.8 mm none Will Tirion The Cambridge Star Atlas 2011 - Cambridge University Press - 4th ed. - 90 p scale: 1 deg = 3.3 mm 2 Will Tirion The Cambridge Star Atlas 2001 - Cambridge University Press - 3rd ed. - 90 p scale: 1 deg = 3.3 mm 2 Will Tirion The Cambridge Star Atlas 1996 - Cambridge University Press - 2nd ed. - 90 p scale: 1 deg = 3.3 mm 5 Ian Ridpath Norton's Star Atlas and Reference Handbook, Epoch 2000.0 2003 - Benjamin Cummings - 20th ed. - 208 p 6 Erich Karkoschka The Observer's Sky Atlas: With 50 Stars Charts Covering the Entire Sky 2007 - Springer - 3rd ed. - 162 p 1 Erich Karkoschka The Observer's Sky Atlas: With 50 Stars Charts Covering the Entire Sky 1999 - Springer - 2nd ed. - 130 p 1 Storm Dunlop Atlas of the Night Sky 2005 - Collins - 224 p with Wil Tirion and Antonin Rukl none ? Storm Dunlop and Wil Tirion Atlas of the Night Sky 1984 - Crescent Books; Crown Publishers - 80 p 3 Storm Dunlop Practical Astronomy 2004 - Firefly Books - 208 p 3 Christopher R. Kitchin Seeing Stars: The Night Sky Through Small Telescopes 1998 - Springer - 186 p 2 Lauren Jones Observation Exercises in Astronomy 2010 - Benjamin Cummings - 208 p none Gary Mechler National Audubon Society First Field Guide: Night Sky 1999 - Scholastic - 159 p 8 Becky Ramotowski Secrets of Stargazing: Skywatching Tips and Tricks 2007 - Sky Publishing - 98 p 2 P. Clay Sherrod A Complete Manual of Amateur Astronomy: Tools and Techniques for Astronomical Observations 1981 - Prentice-Hall - 319 p 1 Giles Sparrow The Stargazer's Handbook: An Atlas of the Night Sky 2008 - Quercus - 272 p none Atlas of the Skies: Journeying Between the Stars and Planets in the Discovery of the Universe 2003 - TAJ Books - 240 p 1 Atlas 1991 - Time-Life Books - 144 p 1 Mark R. Chartrand Skyguide: A Field Guide for Amateur Astronomers 1982 - Golden Press - 280 p 4 John Watson The Sky Handbook 2010 - Thunder Bay Press - 400 p none Michael P. Borgia Human Vision and the Night Sky: How to Improve Your Observing Skills 2006 - Springer - 291 p none Antony Cooke Visual Astronomy in the Suburbs: A Guide to Spectacular Viewing 2003 - Springer - 265 p none Tammy Plotner The Night Sky Companion: A Yearly Guide to Sky-Watching 2009 2008 - Springer - 418 p none Terence Dickinson NightWatch: A Practical Guide to Viewing the Universe 2006 - Firefly Books - 4th ed. - 192 p 5 Terence Dickinson NightWatch: A Practical Guide to Viewing the Universe 2006 - Firefly Books - 4th ed. - 192 p 5 Terence Dickinson NightWatch: A Practical Guide to Viewing the Universe 1998 - Firefly Books - Rev. ed. - 176 p 16 Terence Dickinson NightWatch: An Equinox Guide to Viewing the Universe 1989 - Camden House Publishing - 159 p 1 Terence Dickinson Exploring the Night Sky: The Equinox Astronomy Guide for Beginners 1987 - Camden House - 72 p 13 Terence Dickinson Summer Stargazing: A Practical Guide for Recreational Astronomers 1996 - Firefly Books Ltd - 64 p 4 Terence Dickinson Splendors of the Universe 1997 - Firefly Books - 144 p 2 Terence Dickinson The Universe and Beyond 2004 - Firefly Books - 4th ed. - 180 p 5 Terence Dickinson The Universe and Beyond 1999 - Firefly Books - 3rd ed. - 168 p 4 Terence Dickinson The Universe and Beyond 1992 - Camden House; Firefly Books - Rev. ed. - 156 p 3 Terence Dickinson The Universe and Beyond 1986 - Camden House; Firefly Books - 153 p 1 Alan M. MacRobert Star-Hopping for Backyard Astronomers 1993 - Sky Publishing - 160 p available from Interlibrary Loan none Robert Garfinkle Star-Hopping: Your Visa to Viewing the Universe 1994 - Cambridge University Press - 329 p none Nick Kanas Star Maps: History, Artistry, and Cartography 2007 - Springer - 382 p 1 Robin Kerrod The Star Guide: Learn How to Read the Night Sky Star by Star 2005 - J. Wiley - 2nd Ed. - 160 p 5 Robin Kerrod The Star Guide: Learn How to Read the Night Sky Star by Star 1993 - Prentice Hall General Reference - 160 p 2 Robin Kerrod Starwatch: A Month-by-Month Guide to the Night Sky 2003 - Barron's - 96 p 7 Steven Beyer The Star Guide: A Unique System for Identifying the Brightest Stars in the Night Sky 1986 - 404 p 1 George Frederick Chambers (1841-1915) A Handbook of Descriptive and Practical Astronomy 1889 - Cambridge University Press - 644 p none David Ellyard and Wil Tirion The Southern Sky Guide 2001 - Cambridge University Press - 2nd ed. - 102 p none Patricia L. Barnes-Svarney Through the Telescope: A Guide for the Amateur Astronomer 2000 - McGraw Hill - 309 p 1 Bob Berman Secrets of the Night Sky: The Most Amazing Things in the Universe You Can See with the Naked Eye 1995 - W. Morrow - 320 p 8 Miquel Perez Stars and Galaxies: Watching Beyond the Solar System 1998 - Barron's Educational Series 3 Dinsmore Alter Pictorial Astronomy 1978 - Crowell Publ. - 328 p 1 Alan Edward Nourse The Backyard Astronomer 1973 - Watts - 118 p 1 Dennis Mammana The Backyard Astronomer: A Guide to Stargazing 1996 - MetroBooks - 80 p 2 W. S. Kals Stars and Planets: The Sierra Club Guide to Sky Watching and Direction Finding 1990 - Sierra Club Books - 244 p 1 William Liller The Cambridge Astronomy Guide: A Practical Introduction to Astronomy 1985 - Cambridge University Press - 176 p none Herve Burillier Celestial Sites, Celestial Splendors 2000 - Cambridge University Press - 186 p 1 Francis Reddy Celestial Delights: The Best Astronomical Events Through 2010 2002 - Celestial Arts - 268 p 1 Atlas of the Skies: Journeying between the Stars and Planets in the Discovery of the Universe 2003 - TAJ Books - 240 p 1 Dennis B. Fradin Astronomy 1987 - Childrens Press - 286 p 2 Robert Burnham and John O'Byrne A Guide to Backyard Astronomy: Your Guide to Starhopping and Exploring the Universe 2002 - Fog City Press - 288 p 1 Patrick Martinez (ed.) The Observer's Guide to Astronomy: Volume 1 1994 - Cambridge University Press - 612 p none Patrick Martinez (ed.) The Observer's Guide to Astronomy: Volume 2 1994 - Cambridge University Press - 569 p none William Liller The Cambridge Guide to Astronomical Discovery 2010 - Cambridge University Press - 272 p none Jean Audouze The Cambridge Atlas of Astronomy 1994 - 3rd ed. - 470 p 3 Michael E. Bakich The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Amateur Astronomy 2003 - Cambridge University Press - 342 p 1 Henry M. Neely The Stars by Clock and Fist 1972 - Viking Press - 192 p 1 Charles Laird Calia The Stargazing Year: A Backyard Astronomer's Journey Through the Seasons of the Night Sky 2005 - 273 p 6 G. Cosmolmagno and D. Davis Turn Left at Orion: A Hundred Night Sky Objects to See in a Small Telescope -- and How to Find Them 2000 - Cambridge University Press 6 Patrick Moore Color Star Atlas 1973 - Crown Publishers - 112 p 1 Shawn Carlson The Amateur Astronomer (Scientific American columns) 2001 - John Wiley - 271 p 4 Ken Hewitt-White Patterns in the Sky: An Introduction to Stargazing 2007 - Sky Publishing - 104 p none Neale E. Howard The Telescope Handbook and Star Atlas 1975 - Crowell - 226 p 1 The Practical Astronomer 2010 - Dk Pub - 256 p 3 Brian Jones The Practical Astronomer 1990 - Simon and Schuster - 160 p 2 William J. Kaufmann Stars and Nebulas 1978 - W. H. Freeman - 204 p none David H. Levy Star Trails: 50 Favorite Columns from Sky and Telescope 2007 - Sky Publishing - 160 p none David H. Levy A Guide to Skywatching 2002 - Fog City Press - 288 p 2 David H. Levy Skywatching 1995 - Time-Life Books - 288 p 20 David H. Levy Cosmic Discoveries: The Wonders of Astronomy 2001 - Prometheus Books - 232 p 2 David H. Levy David Levy's Guide to the Night Sky 2001 - Cambridge University Press - 346 p - good 2 David H. Levy David Levy's Guide to Observing and Discovering Comets 2003 - Cambridge University Press - 177 p 2 Michael J. de F. Maunder Lights in the Sky: Identifying and Understanding Astronomical and Meteorological Phenomena 2007 - Springer - 226 p 1 R. Newton Mayall The Sky Observer's Guide: A Handbook for Amateur Astronomers 1987 - St. Martin's Press - 160 p 8 Rod Mollise The Urban Astronomer's Guide: A Walking Tour of the Cosmos for City Sky Watchers 2006 - Springer - 257 p 1 Patrick Moore Guide to Stars and Planets 2005 - Firefly Books - new ed. - 256 p 8 Patrick Moore Cambridge Guide to Stars and Planets 1997 - Cambridge University Press - 256 p 1 Patrick Moore The Amateur Astronomer 2006 - Springer - 12th ed. - 293 p 4 Patrick Moore The Amateur Astronomer 1990 - W.W. Norton - 11th ed. - 337 p 2 John Mosley Stargazing with Binoculars and Telescopes: A User-Friendly Guide for Locating Planets, Stars, and Deep-Space Objects 1998 - Lowell House - 144 p 4 James Muirden The Amateur Astronomer's Handbook 1983 - Harper and Row - 3rd ed. - 472 p 2 James Muirden The Amateur Astronomer's Handbook 1974 - Crowell - Rev. ed. - 404 p. 2 Jack Newton The Guide to Amateur Astronomy 1994 - Cambridge University Press - 2nd ed. - 335 p 1 Jack Newton The Guide to Amateur Astronomy 1988 - Cambridge University Press - 327 p 1 Sten F. Odenwald The Astronomy Cafe: 365 Questions and Answers from Ask the Astronomer 1998 - W.H. Freeman - 252 p 1 Sten F. Odenwald Back to the Astronomy Cafe: More Questions and Answers about the Cosmos from Ask the astronomer 2003 - Westview Press - 273 p 1 William Tyler Olcott Field Book of the Skies 1954 - Putnam - 4th ed. - 482 p 1 Cosmic Dispatches: The New York Times Reports on Astronomy and Cosmology 2001 - Norton - 316 p 2 Thornton Page Stars and Clouds of the Milky Way: The Structure and Motion of our Galaxy 1968 - Macmillan - 361 p 1 Jay M. Pasachoff A Field Guide to the Stars and Planets 1992 - Houghton Mifflin - 3rd ed. - 502 p 9 Leslie C. Peltier Guideposts to the Stars: Exploring the Skies Throughout the Year 1972 - Macmillan Co. - 176 p 1 Leslie C. Peltier Starlight Nights: The Adventures of a Star-Gazer 1965 - 236 p 1 Becky Ramotowski Secrets of Stargazing: Skywatching Tips and Tricks 2007 - Sky Publishing - 98 p 2 Chet Raymo 365 Starry Nights: An Introduction to Astronomy for Every Night of the Year 1992 - Prentice-Hall - 225 p 6 Chet Raymo The Path: A One-Mile Walk Through the Universe 2003 - Walker and Company - 197 p 4 Chet Raymo An Intimate Look at the Night Sky 2001 - Walker and Company - 242 p 7 Chet Raymo The Soul of the Night: An Astronomical Pilgrimage 1985 - Prentice-Hall - 209 p 2 Chet Raymo Skeptics and True Believers: The Exhilarating Connection Between Science and Religion 1998 - 288 p 3 Chet Raymo Walking Zero: Discovering Cosmic Space and Time Along the Prime Meridian 2006 - Walker and Company - 194 p 7 H. A. Rey 1898-1977 The Stars: A New Way to See Them 1980 - Houghton Mifflin Company - 160 p 5 Ian Ridpath Stars and Planets: The Most Complete Guide to the Stars, Planets, Galaxies, and the Solar System 2008 - Princeton University Press - 4th ed. - 400 p none Ian Ridpath Stars and Planets 2001 - Princeton University Press - 3rd ed. - 400 p 7 Ian Ridpath Stars and Planets 2002 - Dorling Kindersley - 224 p 1 Ian Ridpath Astronomy 2006 - Dorling Kindersley - 300 p 6 Ian Ridpath Astronomy 1991 - Gallery Books - 191 p 2 Ian Ridpath The Monthly Sky Guide 2006 - Cambridge University Press - 7th ed. - 63 p 4 Ian Ridpath Facts on File Stars and Planets Atlas 1997 - Facts on File - 2nd ed. - 80 p 3 Ian Ridpath The Facts on File Atlas of Stars and Planets: A Beginner's Guide to the Universe 1993 - Facts on File - 80 p 7 Ian Ridpath The Pocket Guide to Astronomy 1990 - Parkgate Books - 192 p 1 Ian Ridpath The Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Universe 2001 - Watson-Guptill Publications - 384 p 2 Ian Ridpath The Concise Handbook of Astronomy 1986 - Gallery Books - 95 p 1 Colin A. Ronan The Practical Astronomer 1981 - Bonanza Books ; Crown Publishers - 205 p 1 Robin Scagell Stargazing with a Telescope 2005 - Firefly - previously published as: Cambridge Guide to Stargazing with Your Telescope 2 Robin Scagell Cambridge Guide to Stargazing with Your Telescope 2000 - Cambridge University Press - 160 p 5 Fred Schaaf 40 Nights to Knowing the Sky: A Night-by-Night Skywatching Primer 1998 - Henry Holt - 252 p 7 Fred Schaaf A Year of the Stars: A Month-by-Month Journey of Skywatching 2003 - Prometheus Books - 336 p 1 Fred Schaaf The 50 Best Sights in Astronomy and How to See Them: Observing Eclipses, Bright Comets, Meteor Showers, and Other Celestial Wonders 2007 - John Wiley - 280 p 14 Fred Schaaf The Starry Room: Naked Eye Astronomy in the Intimate Universe 1988 - Wiley - 264 p 3 Fred Schaaf Seeing the Sky: 100 Projects, Activities, and Explorations in Astronomy 1990 - Wiley - 212 p 5 Fred Schaaf The Amateur Astronomer: Explorations and Investigations 1994 - F. Watts - 159 p 1 Fred Schaaf Comet of the Century: From Halley to Hale-Bopp 1997 - Copernicus - 384 p 1 J. B. Sidgwick Amateur Astronomer's Handbook 1980 - Enslow Publishers - 4th ed. - 568 p 1 Giles Sparrow The Universe and How to See It: A Practical Guide to Viewing and Understanding the Night Sky 2001 - Reader's Digest - 224 p 8 Barbara Fritchman Thompson Illustrated Guide to Astronomical Wonders: From Novice to Master Observer 2007 - O'Reilly Media - 520 p none Robert Thompson Astronomy Hacks: Tips and Tools for Observing the Night Sky none Robert Thompson and Barbara Fritchman Thompson Illustrated Guide to Astronomical Wonders: From Novice to Master Observer 2007 - O'Reilly Media, Inc. - 519 p none Stephen F. Tonkin Astronomy with Small Telescopes Up to 5-inch, 125mm 2001 - Springer - 157 p 1 Arthur Upgren The Turtle and the Stars: Observations of an Earthbound Astronomer 2002 - Times Books/Henry Holt - 250 pp 2 Tom Van Holt Stargazing: What to Look for in the Night Sky 1999 - Stackpole Books - 105 p 3 Jamie Wilkins 300 Astronomical Objects: A Visual Reference to the Universe 2006 - Firefly Books - 528 p 3 Bob Mizon Light Pollution: Responses and Remedies 2001 - Springer - 255 p none Paul Bogard Let There Be Night: Testimony on Behalf of the Dark 2008 - Univ of Nevada Press - 208 p none Joseph Ashbrook The Astronomical Scrapbook 1984 - Sky Publishing - none -------------------------------------