Astronomy Guides

Paperback, Storm Dunlop & Wil Tirion , 96pp, 5.5 x 8.5, 9780228101055
With   2018 Guide to the Night Sky , amateur astronomers can view the sky over the course of a year and not miss a thing. It is also a compact and comprehensive introduction to astronomy... The small and light format makes this book the ideal portable reference."   -- Lunar and Planetary...

Paperback, Astronomical Society of the Pacific , 272pp, 7 x 8.5, 9781681884622
For stargazers, comet-spotters and planet-seekers looking to enhance your deep sky knowledge and observations - this is your quintessential guide. The Total Skywatcher’s Manual will help you choose the best telescope, identify constellations and objects in the night sky, search for...

Paperback, Giles Sparrow, 320pp, 5 x 6.5, 9781782742609
Following the ‘Big Bang’, it took the universe billions of years to evolve into the unique system of stars and planets that we know of today. Scientists have studied the planets of our solar system for centuries, and are beginning to understand the billions of stars and other bodies...

Spiral, Jonathan Poppele, 28pp, 4.5 x 7.5, 9781591935810
Your Night Sky Companion   To gaze skyward is to be filled with wonder. You might find yourself asking questions like, “Is that bright object a planet or a star? What does the constellation Perseus look like? When’s the next meteor shower?” Find these answers and...

Laminated Card, 6 x 9, 9781601905208
A stunning guide to this amazing phenomenon! Side one features four beautiful images of the Aurora borealis seen in Alaska. Side two has images and text that explain it, along with a satellite view map of the state. The card features sturdy lamination, 5.5" x 8.5" with hole for lanyard.

Pamphlet, 9781620052792, 12pp, 4 x 8, 9781620052792
The brightest and largest object in the night sky, the Moon is about 1/4 the diameter of Earth and is approximately 240,000 miles (385,000 km) distant. This folding pocket guide provides simplified reference to the Moon and its surface features, its phases (and how these affect gravitation on...

Pamphlet, James Kavanagh, 12pp, 4 x 8, 9781620052808
This simplified guide to the night sky includes seasonal  , GLOW-IN-THE-DARK charts  to the stars and constellations and introduces the reader to the solar system, our moon, planets (visible with the naked eye), meteor showers and eclipses. Simply shine a flashlight on the charts to...

Paperback, George Moromisato, 260pp, 5 x 7, 9781591935575
Is there anything more amazing than the night sky? You've seen the stars and the constellations―but there's so much more to discover! George Moromisato's guide introduces you to 101 sights, from old favorites like Saturn's famous rings to awe-inspiring wonders like the Andromeda Galaxy. Learn...

Paperback, Robin Scagell, 128pp, 8.5 x 11, 9781770859005
Updated star maps include all sky events occurring in 2017 and beyond. Praise for the previous edition: "A concise introduction to the night sky suitable for the beginning stargazer... The text is clear and easy to read... Recommended."  -- Choice "An ideal portable reference...

Laminated Pamphlet, Tyler Nordgren & Chad Moore, 12pp, 4.5 x 10, 9781943334001
This informative guide is an excellent introduction to the stars, constellations and nebulae that make up the visible sky at night. Nearly two-thirds of Americans no longer live in a place where the Milky Way, our home galaxy, is visible after dark. This guide not only shows you when it is...

Paperback, 320pp, 9781591932291
Few activities are more peaceful and inspiring than stargazing. And certainly nothing beats camping and stargazing at the same time. With that in mind, Jonathan Poppele has written this incomparable field guide to the night sky. Constellations in the book are organized by degree of locating...

Pamphlet, Tom Anderson, 7.7 x 4 x 0.2, 9781591934912
Tom Anderson is a naturalist and a writer who splits his time between Minnesota and the Yukon Territory in northern Canada. Both places have augmented his love for the northern lights. In this guide, he describes the northern lights' characteristics and types, based on the phenomenon's varying...

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Paperback, Robin Scagell, 192pp, 5 x 0.4 x 7.8, 9781770853294
A practical guide that demystifies the process of buying a telescope... valuable advice on how to instantly spot misleading labels on low-end telescopes. --Astronomical Society of the Pacific "Books of Note" Buying a telescope is essential for the stargazer who wishes to progress from...

Paperback, Heather Couper & Nigel Henbest, 400pp, 5.5 x 1.1 x 6.5, 9781770854826
Interest in astronomy continues to grow stronger for readers of all ages. Recent astronomy titles, like History of Astronomy , have shown consistently strong sales.  The Astronomy Bible  is a comprehensive guide to the study of what lies beyond our planet. With this book readers can...

Map, Robin Scagell & Wil Tirion, 1pp, 12 x 12, 9780228101277
"A work of art [that] no amateur astronomer should be without."   -- Astronomy Forum The   Firefly Planisphere   is a valuable tool for beginner and advanced stargazers. The previous edition, published in 2013, had star maps up to 2022. This sixth edition updates the maps to 2030....

Hardcover, Carole Stott & Giles Sparrow, 128pp, 12 x 12, 9781465414533
Now with removable planisphere! Starfinder  lays out the universe clearly, highlighting the signposts in the sky and explaining the cosmology of the stars. Discover the wonders of the night sky with up-to-date information about the universe, including monthly charts to both the...

Paperback, Jay M. Pasachoff, 592pp, 7.2 x 4.6 x 1.2, 9780395934319

Folding Pocket Guide, James Kavanagh, 6pp, 8.25 X 3.69, 9781583551684
The Southern Night Sky provides a simplified field reference to familiar stars and constellations. A durable folding guide format is great for use in the field, and allows any level of nature explorer to recognize and easily identify the most common constellations. This guide features glow in...

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Paperback, Nicholas Nigro, 256pp, 7.9 x 8.5, 9781599219554
Knack Night Sky is an ode to the solar system in its awe-inspiring complexity. This book shows you ways to find stars, constellations, and other celestial objects, photos, comets, and meteor showers from the past and comets and meteor showers to come. It covers both the northern and southern...

Paperback, Mark R. Chartrand III, 704pp, 4 x 7.5, 9780679408529
Outstanding guide combining 272 brilliant color photos and 138 easy-to-read star charts. Invaluable for the celestial navigator.