Library

The following books are available to borrow by currently paid-up members.  The library is available at each meeting, please speak to a Committee member if you would like to borrow a book.

  • “Otherworlds: Visions of Our Solar System” by Michael Benson
  • “Prehistoric Astronomy and Ritual” by Aubrey Burl
  • “A Man On The Moon: The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts” by Andrew Chaikin
  • “Universe in Focus: Story of the Hubble Telescope” by Stuart Clarke
  • “Hubble Vision: Astronomy with the Hubble Space Telescope” by Carolyn Collins Petersen and John C Brandt
  • Turn Left at Orion: A Hundred Night Sky Objects to See in a Small Telescope – and How to Find Them” by Guy Consolmagno and Dan M Davis
  • “How to Use a Computerized Telescope” by Michael A Covington
  • “The Wonders of the Solar System” by Brian Cox (2 copies)
  • The Universe from your Backyard:A Guide to Deep Sky Objects from ASTRONOMY Magazine” by David J Eicher
  • The Calendar: The 5000 Year Struggle To Align The Clock and the Heavens, and What Happened To The Missing Ten Days” by David Ewing Duncan
  • “Hubble: A New Window to the Universe” by Daniel Fischer and Hilmar Duerbeck
  • “Space: Our Final Frontier” by John Gribbin
  • Star Ware: The Amateur Astronomer’s Guide to Choosing, Buying, and Using Telescopes and Accessories” by Philip S Harrington
  • “A Brief History of Time” by Stephen Hawking
  • A Walk through the Heavens: A Guide to Stars and Constellations and their Legends” by Milton D Heifetz and Will Tirion
  • “Spacecam: Photographing the Final Frontier from Hubble to Apollo” by Terry Hope
  • Hyperspace: A Scientific Odyssey through Parallel Universes, Time Warps, and the Tenth Dimension” by Michio Kaku
  • “Photo-guide to the Constellations: A Self-teaching Guide to Finding Your Way Around the Heavens” by Chris Kitchin
  • “Children of the Sun” by Arthur Jon L’Hommedieu
  • “The Indispensable Steps to the Theory of Everything” by Andrzej Lechowski
  • “Full Moon” by Michale Light and Andrew Chaikin
  • The 20-cm Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope: A Practical Observing Guide” by Peter L Manly
  • “Bang!  The Complete History of the Universe” by Brian May, Patrick Moore and Chris Lintott
  • “Gems of Hubble” by Jacqueline Mitton and Stephen P Moran
  • “On The moon” by Patrick Moore
  • “Teach Yourself Astronomy” by Patrick Moore
  • “Venus” by Patrick Moore
  • Secrets of the Universe: How We Discovered the Cosmos” by Paul Murdin
  • “Norton’s Star Atlas and Telescopic Handbook” by Arthur P Norton and J Gall Inglis
  • “Stargazing for Dummies” by Steve Owens
  • “You Are Here: A Portable History of the Universe” by Christopher Potter
  • “Planetary Systems and the Origin of Life” by Ralph Pudritz, Paul Higgs and Jonathon Stone
  • “The Art and Science of CCD Astronomy” by David Ratledge
  • “Oxford Dictionary of Astronomy” by Ian Ridpath
  • “The Skywatcher’s Handbook’ by Colin A Ronan and Storm Dunlop
  • “Stars and Planets: Understanding the Universe” by Giles Sparrow
  • “Live TV From the Moon” by Dwight Steven-Boniecki
  • “Skylab” by Dwight Steven-Boniecki
  • “Bright Star Atlas 2000.0” by Will Tirion and Brian Skiff
  • “Binocular Astronomy” by Stephen Tonkin
  • “Practical Amateur Spectroscopy” by Stephen Tonkin
  • Visions of Heaven: The Mysteries of the Universe as Revealed by the Hubble Space Telescope” by Tom Wilkie and Mark Rosselli
  • “Pocket Encyclopedia: Space” (2 copies)
  • “Digital Astrophotography”

 

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