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Popular astronomy & space books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Popular astronomy & space category. Presented with a red border are the Popular astronomy & space books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Astronomy: All That Matters by Percy Seymour Astronomy: All That Matters

All That Matters about astronomy. All That Matters books are a fast way to get right to the heart of key issues.
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/02/2018

Everything You Know About Space is Wrong by Matt Brown Everything You Know About Space is Wrong

Indulge your curiosity with this humorous and fascinating book that demystifies the surprising myths about space. In the latest book from the Everything You Know is Wrong series, Matt Brown brings you a compendium of amazing facts about our planet,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/02/2018

Further Adventures of the Celestial Sleuth Using Astronomy to Solve More Mysteries in Art, History, and Literature by Donald W. Olson Further Adventures of the Celestial Sleuth Using Astronomy to Solve More Mysteries in Art, History, and Literature

Weather archives, vintage maps, tides, historical letters and diaries, military records and the assistance of experts in related fields help with this work.For each historical event influenced by astronomy, there is a different kind of mystery to be solved.
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/02/2018

Project Constellation Moon, Mars and Beyond by Tim McElyea, Frank Sietzen Project Constellation Moon, Mars and Beyond
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Format: Paperback - Released: 09/02/2018

Conquest of Space by David Lasser, Arthur C. Clarke Conquest of Space
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Format: Hardback - Released: 09/02/2018

Aurora 7 The Three Orbits of M. Scott Carpenter - The NASA Mission Reports by Steve Whitfield Aurora 7 The Three Orbits of M. Scott Carpenter - The NASA Mission Reports


Format: Mixed media product - Released: 09/02/2018

Rocket & Space Corporation Energia The Legacy of S.P.Korolev by Robert Godwin Rocket & Space Corporation Energia The Legacy of S.P.Korolev


Format: Paperback - Released: 09/02/2018

Saturn by Alan Lawrie, Robert Godwin Saturn
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Format: Paperback - Released: 09/02/2018

Apollo 11 First Men on the Moon by Robert Godwin Apollo 11 First Men on the Moon


Format: Paperback - Released: 09/02/2018

Gemini 7 by Robert Godwin Gemini 7


Format: Mixed media product - Released: 09/02/2018

How NASA Learned to Fly in Space by David M. Harland How NASA Learned to Fly in Space


Format: Paperback - Released: 09/02/2018

Gemini 4 America's First Space Walk by Steve Whitfield Gemini 4 America's First Space Walk


Format: Paperback - Released: 09/02/2018

Apollo 13 NASA Mission Reports by Robert Godwin Apollo 13 NASA Mission Reports


Format: Paperback - Released: 09/02/2018

Women Astronauts by Laura S. Woodmansee Women Astronauts


Format: Paperback - Released: 09/02/2018

Rocket Science by Alfred Zaehringer, Steve Whitfield Rocket Science
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Format: Paperback - Released: 09/02/2018

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Homer's Secret Odyssey by Kenneth Wood, Florence Wood Homer's Secret Odyssey
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Format: Paperback - Released: 28/02/2018

Stars and Planets The Most Complete Guide to the Stars, Planets, Galaxies, and Solar System by Ian Ridpath, Wil Tirion Stars and Planets The Most Complete Guide to the Stars, Planets, Galaxies, and Solar System
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The indispensable guide to the night sky--now in a newly updated and expanded edition In this newly updated and expanded edition of their classic work, Ian Ridpath and Wil Tirion illuminate the night sky as never before, providing novice stargazers...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/02/2018

The Unknown Universe - A New Exploration of Time, Space, and Modern Cosmology by Stuart Clark The Unknown Universe - A New Exploration of Time, Space, and Modern Cosmology


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2018

The Story of Collapsing Stars Black Holes, Naked Singularities, and the Cosmic Play of Quantum Gravity by Pankaj S. (Senior Professor, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai) Joshi The Story of Collapsing Stars Black Holes, Naked Singularities, and the Cosmic Play of Quantum Gravity
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This book journeys into one of the most fascinating intellectual adventures of recent decades - understanding and exploring the final fate of massive collapsing stars in the universe. The issue is of great interest in fundamental physics and cosmology today,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2018

Roving Mars Spirit, Opportunity, and the Exploration of the Red Planet by Steve Squyres Roving Mars Spirit, Opportunity, and the Exploration of the Red Planet


Format: Paperback - Released: 02/03/2018

Stars and Planets The Most Complete Guide to the Stars, Planets, Galaxies, and the Solar System by Ian Ridpath Stars and Planets The Most Complete Guide to the Stars, Planets, Galaxies, and the Solar System

With color sky charts, diagrams, or photographs on almost every page, this title offers informative guidance to the night sky. It includes: charts covering all 88 constellations in the Northern and Southern hemispheres; data and notes on bright stars and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2018

Mars The Pristine Beauty of the Red Planet by Alfred S. McEwen, Candice Joy Hansen-Koharcheck, Ari Espinoza Mars The Pristine Beauty of the Red Planet
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HiRISE is the most powerful camera ever sent to another planet, showing us Mars in astonishing detail. Featuring an outstanding and never-before-published collection of HiRISE high-resolution colour images with explanatory captions in twenty-four languages, this book offers a unique volume...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/03/2018

Stars of the Southern Skies by Mary FitzGerald Stars of the Southern Skies

Drawing on the knowledge of South African experts, this book offers stargazers insights into the night skies in the skies of southern hemisphere. It includes photographs, star charts, and graphics.
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2018

Astronomy through the Ages The Story of the Human Attempt to Understand the Universe by Robert Wilson Astronomy through the Ages The Story of the Human Attempt to Understand the Universe

When astronomers today look up at the night sky they picture a spectacular and infinite universe--full of pulsars, quasars, and black holes and ruled by arcane laws of space and time. Once, ancient astronomers looked up and saw only points...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/03/2018

Astroquizzical A Curious Journey Through Our Cosmic Family Tree by Jillian Scudder Astroquizzical A Curious Journey Through Our Cosmic Family Tree

How did the Earth get to be the way it is? Just like all of us, it's a product of its ancestors.
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/03/2018

Catching Stardust Comets, Asteroids and the Birth of the Solar System by Natalie Starkey Catching Stardust Comets, Asteroids and the Birth of the Solar System

Icy, rocky, sometimes dusty, always mysterious - comets and asteroids are among the Solar System's very oldest inhabitants, formed within a swirling cloud of gas and dust in the area of space that eventually hosted the Sun and its planets....
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/03/2018

Catching Stardust Comets, Asteroids and the Birth of the Solar System by Natalie Starkey Catching Stardust Comets, Asteroids and the Birth of the Solar System

Icy, rocky, sometimes dusty, always mysterious - comets and asteroids are among the Solar System's very oldest inhabitants, formed within a swirling cloud of gas and dust in the area of space that eventually hosted the Sun and its planets....
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/03/2018

Imaging the Messier Objects Remotely from Your Laptop by Len J. Adam Imaging the Messier Objects Remotely from Your Laptop

This is a guide for anyone interested in practical astronomy but intimidated by the idea of investing in a telescope. It explores the world of remote observing, which requires nothing more than a laptop and an Internet connection. The book...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/03/2018

The Universe in Bite-sized Chunks by Colin Stuart The Universe in Bite-sized Chunks

The whole cosmos in your hands, The Universe in Bite-sized Chunks is your one-stop guide to everything you ever wanted to know about space and our place in it.
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/03/2018

Astronomy of the Milky Way The Observer's Guide to the Southern Sky by Mike Inglis Astronomy of the Milky Way The Observer's Guide to the Southern Sky

This second edition of Mike Inglis's classic guide to observing the Milky Way in the Southern Hemisphere updates all of the science about the target objects with new findings from the astrophysics field. In addition, the book boasts a larger...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/03/2018

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NASA Skylab Owners' Workshop Manual by David Baker NASA Skylab Owners' Workshop Manual

Skylab has a fascination among space professionals and enthusiasts alike and a book on the engineering and design of this space station has been argued for in blogs and chat rooms for many years. No other book has yet been...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/01/2018

The Vatican Observatory, Castel Gandolfo: 80th Anniversary Celebration by Gabriele S. G. Gionti The Vatican Observatory, Castel Gandolfo: 80th Anniversary Celebration

This book presents contributions from an internal symposium organized to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the Specola Vaticana, or Vatican Observatory, in the Papal Palace of Castel Gandolfo.
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/01/2018

100 Things to See in the Night Sky From Planets and Satellites to Meteors and Constellations, Your Guide to Stargazing by Dean Regas 100 Things to See in the Night Sky From Planets and Satellites to Meteors and Constellations, Your Guide to Stargazing

A handy field guide for the best stargazing experience whether in your own back yard, camping, or travelling!
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/12/2017

Discovering the Cosmos with Small Spacecraft The American Explorer Program by Brian Harvey Discovering the Cosmos with Small Spacecraft The American Explorer Program

Explorer was the original American space program and Explorer 1 its first satellite, launched in 1958. It introduces the launchers (Juno, Thor, etc.), the launch centers, the ground centers and key personalities like James Van Allen who helped develop and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/12/2017

Moving Heaven and Earth (Icon Science) Copernicus and the Solar System by John Henry Moving Heaven and Earth (Icon Science) Copernicus and the Solar System

An insight into the fundamental workings of the cosmos.
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/12/2017

On To Mars! Chronicles of Martian Simulations by Vladimir Pletser On To Mars! Chronicles of Martian Simulations

This book introduces the Martian simulations of The Mars Society, the first one installed on Devon Island, an uninhabited island in the Canadian Arctic, well within the polar circle, and the second in the desert of Utah, several hundreds of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/12/2017

The Cosmic Zoo Complex Life on Many Worlds by Dirk Schulze-Makuch, William Bains The Cosmic Zoo Complex Life on Many Worlds
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Are humans a galactic oddity, or will complex life with human abilities develop on planets with environments that remain habitable for long enough? In a clear, jargon-free style, two leading researchers in the burgeoning field of astrobiology critically examine the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/11/2017

See It with a Small Telescope by Will Kalif See It with a Small Telescope

Have Fun Exploring the Stars with Close-up Views of Space Objects Right from Your Own BackyardTake the mystery and struggle out of discovering new worlds. With hands-on tips, tricks and instructions, this book allows you to unleash the full power...
Format: eBook - Released: 27/11/2017

Space Exploration Past, Present, Future by Carolyn Collins Petersen Space Exploration Past, Present, Future

This detailed examination of our steps into space is viewed from our potential future there - on Mars to be exact - and considers how we will reach that point.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/11/2017

Yearbook of Astronomy by Brian Jones Yearbook of Astronomy

Popular astronomy annual for amateur and professional astronomers, composed of several articles from established astronomers, astronomy educators and space writers
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/11/2017

The NexStar User's Guide II For the LCM, SLT, SE, CPC, SkyProdigy, and Astro Fi by Michael Swanson The NexStar User's Guide II For the LCM, SLT, SE, CPC, SkyProdigy, and Astro Fi

Michael Swanson's online discussions with literally thousands of NexStar owners made it clear that there was a desperate need for a book such as this - one that provides a complete, detailed guide to buying, using and maintaining NexStar telescopes....
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/11/2017

Four Pillars of Radio Astronomy: Mills, Christiansen, Wild, Bracewell by R. H. Frater, W. M. Goss, H. W. Wendt Four Pillars of Radio Astronomy: Mills, Christiansen, Wild, Bracewell
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This is the story of Bernie Mills, Chris Christiansen, Paul Wild and Ron Bracewell, members of a team of radio astronomers that would lead Australia, and the world, into this new field of research.
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/11/2017

Astronomy Photographer of the Year: Collection 6 by Greenwich Royal Observatory Astronomy Photographer of the Year: Collection 6

All the winning and shortlisted images from the 2017 Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition, hosted by the Royal Observatory, Greenwich.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/11/2017

The Planets Photographs from the Archives of NASA by Nirmala Nataraj The Planets Photographs from the Archives of NASA

Breathtaking images of the planets of the solar system, as captured by the pioneering missions of NASA.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

The Practical Astronomer Explore the Wonder of the Night Sky by DK The Practical Astronomer Explore the Wonder of the Night Sky

An accessible and inspirational astronomy guide that gives you all the knowledge you need to expand your understanding of the night sky.This guide explains and demystifies stargazing, teaching you to recognise different objects such as moons, comets, and asteroids, and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/10/2017

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