Astronomy Books

Learn About Space, Saturn, Stars and the Universe

Children's Books

The Big Dipper and You by Edwin Krupp and Robin Rector Krupp

Exploring the Solar System by Bruce LaFontaine

The Best Book of the Moon by Ian Graham

The Mystery of Mars by Sally Ride and Tam O'Shaughnessy

Astronomy for Every Kid by Janice VanCleave

The Young Astronomer by Harry Ford

The Stars: A New Way to See Them by H. A. Rey

Find the Constellation by H. A. Rey

Cycles: An Illustrated Introduction to Astronomy and Time by Jay Ryan

General Astronomy Books

The Universe at Your Fingertips by Andrew Fraknoi, et al., Astronomical Society of the Pacific

Atlas of the Universe by Patrick Moore

The Cambridge Atlas of Astronomy by Jean Audouze and Guy Israel

A Concise Dictionary of Astronomy by Jaqueline Mitton

The Universe and Beyond by Terence Dickinson

Norton's Star Atlas and Reference Handbook by Ian Ridpath

Encyclopedia of the Solar System by Paul Weissman, Lucy-Ann McFadden and Torrence Johnson

Basic Astronomy Textbooks

Voyages Through the Universe by Andrew Fraknoi, David Morrison, and Sidney Wolff

Astronomy: Journey to the Cosmic Frontier by John D. Fix

Astronomy: The Evolving Universe by Michael Zeilik

Observing Guides and Using Telescopes

The Backyard Astronomers Guide by Terence Dickinson and Alan Dyer

NightWatch by Terence Dickinson

40 Nights To Knowing the Sky by Fred Schaaf

The Binocular Stargazer by Leslie C. Peltier

Constellations and Star Lore

Burnham's Celestial Handbook by Robert Burnham Jr.

Men, Myth, and Monsters by George Lovi

The Glorious Constellations: History and Mythology by Giuseppe M. Sesti

The New Patterns in the Sky by Julius Staal

Skywatchers, Shamans, and Kings by E. C. Krupp

A Walk Through the Heavens:
A Guide to Stars and Constellations and Their Legends by Milton D. Heifetz and Wil Tirion

The Planets and the Solar System

The New Solar System, 4th edition, edited by J. Kelly Beatty, Carolyn Collins Petersen, and Andrew Chaikin

The NASA Atlas of the Solar System by Ronald Greeley and Raymond Batson

The Cambridge Planetary Handbook by Michael E. Bakich

Sources for Books

Astronomical Society of the Pacific
390 Ashton Ave.
San Francisco CA 94112
800-335-2624

Sky and Telescope Magazine

Astronomy Magazine

 

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