Recommended Books For Beginners In Astronomy
For someone just starting out in astronomy it can sometimes seem to be a bit of a minefield. A good starting point is a book on astronomy, but even then there are a host of books to choose from.
So exactly which book or books are best for a newcomer? Have you been impressed with a book that you have read?
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Best Book For Beginners In Astronomy
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Norton's Star Atlas Not rated yet
The most famous guide to the stars is now the most accessible! Generations of amateur astronomers have called it simply Norton's: the most famous star …
Telescope Power Not rated yet
Surfing the web this week I came across a paperback on Amazon 'Telescope Power' by Gregory L. Matloff.
It was designed to challenge and motivate young …
Wonders Of The Solar System Not rated yet
This is the product description of Wonders of the Solar System by Brian Cox. Having already seen the television series and purchasing the popular 'Wonders …
The Sky Is Your Laboratory Not rated yet
The vast majority of topics covered in 'The Sky Is Your Laboratory' are probably beyond those that an occasional amateur astronomer may want to engage …
Wonders of the Universe Not rated yet
This is the product description of Wonders of the Universe by Brian Cox. Having seen the television series and being suitably impressed by the simplicity …
An "Out Of This World" Book Not rated yet
I am a Home Hospital teacher working with special needs children. This book was worth the wait (3 weeks for delivery).
It is full of interesting facts, …
Astronomy: A Self-Teaching Guide Not rated yet
Discover the wonders of the night sky with this best selling astronomy guide
For a generation, Astronomy: A Self-Teaching Guide has introduced hundreds …
The 100 Best Astrophotography Targets Not rated yet
A Monthly Guide for CCD Imaging with Amateur Telescopes
This book saves me a lot of time in trying to figure out what to image on any given night. As …
A Field Guide to Stars and Planets Not rated yet
If I had to choose a small number of books to take with me into exile on some deserted island somewhere, this would definitely be one of them (and offhand …
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