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Popular astronomy & space books

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Recently Published

Tim Peake and Britain's Road to Space by Erik Seedhouse Tim Peake and Britain's Road to Space

In addition to delving into the life of Tim Peake, this book discusses the learning curves required in astronaut and mission training and the complexity of the technologies required to launch an astronaut and keep them alive for months on...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/09/2017

Colonies in Space A Comprehensive and Factual Account of the Prospects for Human Colonization of Space by T a Heppenheimer Colonies in Space A Comprehensive and Factual Account of the Prospects for Human Colonization of Space


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

The World's First Spaceship Shuttle by Robert Powers The World's First Spaceship Shuttle


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Out of the Darkness The Planet Pluto by Clyde W Tombaugh Out of the Darkness The Planet Pluto


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Space Station Friendship A Visit with the Crew in 2007 by Dick Lattimer Space Station Friendship A Visit with the Crew in 2007


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Mission to Mars Plans and Concepts for the First Manned Landing by James E Oberg Mission to Mars Plans and Concepts for the First Manned Landing


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Earth and Space 100 Postcards Featuring Photographs from the Archives of NASA by Nirmala Nataraj Earth and Space 100 Postcards Featuring Photographs from the Archives of NASA

A truly remarkable box of 100 images from the archives of NASA.
Format: Postcard book or pack - Released: 12/09/2017

Collins Stars and Planets Guide by Ian Ridpath Collins Stars and Planets Guide

The classic guide to the night sky, now in its fifth edition as part of the authoritative `Collins Guide' series.
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

2018 Guide to the Night Sky A Month-by-Month Guide to Exploring the Skies Above Britain and Ireland by Storm Dunlop, Wil Tirion, Greenwich Royal Observatory 2018 Guide to the Night Sky A Month-by-Month Guide to Exploring the Skies Above Britain and Ireland
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Best-selling and most comprehensive handbook to the planets, stars and constellations visible from the northern hemisphere. 6 pages for each month covering January-December 2018. This practical guide is both an easy introduction to astronomy and a useful reference for seasoned...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

The Cambridge Photographic Atlas of Galaxies by Michael Konig, Stefan Binnewies The Cambridge Photographic Atlas of Galaxies
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This reference atlas showcases around 250 beautiful galaxies within an amateur astronomer's reach and uses them to explain current astrophysical research.
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

Apollo The extraordinary visual history of the iconic space programme by Zack Scott Apollo The extraordinary visual history of the iconic space programme

Explore the iconic Apollo space missions and moon landings through these stunning infographics and data visualisations. If you like space, this book is for you.
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

The Earth Gazers by Christopher Potter The Earth Gazers

The fascinating story of how we first came to see the earth from space.
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

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: 30/08/2017

The Astronomy Book by DK The Astronomy Book

Explore the world of astronomy with key quotes and bold graphics to illustrate over 100 of the universe's biggest ideas.The Astronomy Book is an exciting voyage of discovery through the cosmos. Venture from ancient speculations about the nature of the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/08/2017

Coming Soon

Hubble's Universe Greatest Discoveries and Latest Images by Terence Dickinson Hubble's Universe Greatest Discoveries and Latest Images

Updated portfolio of over 300 breathtaking photographs from the Hubble telescope which show the very latest discoveries about our universe.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/09/2017

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: 29/09/2017

Comets Nature and Culture by P. Andrew Karam Comets Nature and Culture

Comets takes the reader on a far-ranging exploration of these fascinating phenomena. Andrew Karam looks at the science of comets and how our scientific understanding of them has changed, as well as how comets have been depicted in art, religion,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

What We See in the Stars An Illustrated Tour of the Night Sky by Kelsey Oseid What We See in the Stars An Illustrated Tour of the Night Sky

A richly illustrated guide to the myths, histories, and science of the celestial bodies of our solar system, with stories and information about constellations, planets, comets, the northern lights, and more. Combining art, mythology, and science, What We See in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

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: 13/10/2017

Star Theatre The Story of the Planetarium by William Firebrace Star Theatre The Story of the Planetarium

Star Theatre traces the evolution of the planetarium through history, from its predecessors to its invention in Germany in the 1920s, to the development of modern planetariums today. The book shows how this unique building has displayed the cosmos in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/10/2017

Endurance A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery by Scott Kelly Endurance A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery

From the Nasa astronaut who spent a record-breaking year aboard the International Space Station - what it's like out there and what it's like now, back here.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/10/2017

Endurance A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery by Scott Kelly Endurance A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery

From the Nasa astronaut who spent a record-breaking year aboard the International Space Station - what it's like out there and what it's like now, back here.
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/10/2017

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. Each of the four is remembered...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/10/2017

Ask an Astronaut My Guide to Life in Space (Official Tim Peake Book) by Tim Peake Ask an Astronaut My Guide to Life in Space (Official Tim Peake Book)

The new book from astronaut Tim Peake, the number one bestselling author of Hello, is this planet Earth? From training to launch, from his historic spacewalk to re-entry, he reveals for readers of all ages the cutting-edge science behind his...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/10/2017

Ask an Astronaut My Guide to Life in Space (Official Tim Peake Book) by Tim Peake Ask an Astronaut My Guide to Life in Space (Official Tim Peake Book)

The new book from astronaut Tim Peake, the number one bestselling author of Hello, is this planet Earth? From training to launch, from his historic spacewalk to re-entry, he reveals for readers of all ages the cutting-edge science behind his...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017

The Zoomable Universe A Step-by-Step Tour Through Cosmic Scale, from the Infinite to the Infinitesimal by Caleb Scharf The Zoomable Universe A Step-by-Step Tour Through Cosmic Scale, from the Infinite to the Infinitesimal

Filled with stunning colour artwork and inspiring infographics, this is the perfect Christmas gift for anyone who wants to discover more about the incredible reality we inhabit.
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017

Ask an Astronaut My Guide to Life in Space (Official Tim Peake Book) by Tim Peake Ask an Astronaut My Guide to Life in Space (Official Tim Peake Book)

Random House presents the complete, unabridged audiobook of Ask an Astronaut by Tim Peake.The new book from astronaut Tim Peake, the number one bestselling author of Hello, is this planet Earth?
Format: CD-Audio - Released: 19/10/2017

Giovanni Domenico Cassini A Modern Astronomer in the 17th Century by Gabriella Bernardi Giovanni Domenico Cassini A Modern Astronomer in the 17th Century

This book offers a fascinating account of the life and scientific achievements of Giovanni Domenico Cassini, or Cassini I, the most famous astronomer of his time, who is remembered today especially for his observations of the rings and satellites of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/10/2017

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

Other books in this genre

365 Facts from Space! 2018 Daily Calendar by Dean Regas 365 Facts from Space! 2018 Daily Calendar

New day, new out-of-this-world fact! 365 Facts from Space delivers a stellar space story for armchair astronomers each and every day.
Format: Calendar - Released: 08/08/2017

Complete Spectroscopy for Amateur Astronomers by Richard Walker, Marc Trypsteen Complete Spectroscopy for Amateur Astronomers
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A two-volume reference work featuring the full colour Spectral Atlas for Amateur Astronomers and its companion guide, Spectroscopy for Amateur Astronomers.
Format: Multiple copy pack - Released: 03/08/2017

Greenwich Royal Observatory - Astronomy Photographer of the Year Wall Calendar 2018 (Art Calendar) by Greenwich Royal Observatory - Astronomy Photographer of the Year Wall Calendar 2018 (Art Calendar)

The Art of Fine Gifts: A stunning selection of 12 astronomical images that will take your breath away. Produced in connection with the Royal Observatory Greenwich's Astronomy Photographer of the Year award these images feature absolutely stunning photographs. The datepad...
Format: Calendar - Released: 02/08/2017

Let it Glow Lantern Fest 2018 16 Month Calendar Includes September 2017 Through December 2018 by Lantern Fest Let it Glow Lantern Fest 2018 16 Month Calendar Includes September 2017 Through December 2018

Historically, Chinese Lanterns were used to symbolize good fortune, to request favorable weather, and to celebrate the lives of loved ones. Today, this ancient tradition has been transformed into a beautiful family-friendly festival, which takes place across the US in...
Format: Calendar - Released: 01/08/2017

Northern Lights 2018 Wall Calendar by Willow Creek Press Northern Lights 2018 Wall Calendar

For centuries, people have been enamored by mystical lights, vivid colors and magnetic array of patterns stretching from the poles and streaking across the night sky. Enjoy the wonder and the beauty of these northern lights displays from around the...
Format: Calendar - Released: 01/08/2017

Astronomy 2018 Wall Calendar by Willow Creek Press Astronomy 2018 Wall Calendar

The cosmos is all that is or ever was or ever will be, said Carl Sagan We know we are approaching the greatest of mysteries. And, thanks to the Hubble space telescope, we are approaching and perceiving this mysterious cosmos...
Format: Calendar - Released: 01/08/2017

Starry Nights 2018 16 Month Calendar Includes September 2017 Through December 2018 by Jack Fusco Starry Nights 2018 16 Month Calendar Includes September 2017 Through December 2018

This is a 12x12 monthly wall calendar for the year 2018 which features gorgeous photography of the night sky.
Format: Calendar - Released: 01/08/2017

Moons 2018 Wall Calendar by Willow Creek Press Moons 2018 Wall Calendar

Dramatic photographs from throughout the earth depict our planets sole and silent satellite, the moon, as it glides over the oceans, affecting our tides, and across the continents, evoking our awe and inspiration. The large format wall calendar features daily...
Format: Calendar - Released: 01/08/2017

Space Exploration 2018 16 Month Calendar Includes September 2017 Through December 2018 by Editors of Motorbooks Space Exploration 2018 16 Month Calendar Includes September 2017 Through December 2018


Format: Calendar - Released: 01/08/2017

Spectroscopy for Amateur Astronomers Recording, Processing, Analysis and Interpretation by Marc F. M. Trypsteen, Richard Walker Spectroscopy for Amateur Astronomers Recording, Processing, Analysis and Interpretation
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This book presents the astrophysical concepts behind astronomical spectroscopy, covering both theoretical and practical elements.
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/07/2017

Spectral Atlas for Amateur Astronomers A Guide to the Spectra of Astronomical Objects and Terrestrial Light Sources by Richard Walker Spectral Atlas for Amateur Astronomers A Guide to the Spectra of Astronomical Objects and Terrestrial Light Sources

A full colour reference featuring detailed commented spectral profiles of more than one hundred astronomical objects.
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/07/2017

On the Inside of a Marble From Quantum Mechanics to the Big Bang by Gavin Bascom On the Inside of a Marble From Quantum Mechanics to the Big Bang

Keeping in mind that we can only see the universe from the comfort of our home galaxy, Bascom begins his text by meticulously laying the necessary groundwork to understand the Big Bang's mathematics without using any equations. He then paints...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/07/2017

The Search For Earth's Twin by Stuart Clark The Search For Earth's Twin

The story of man's epic quest to find an Earth-like planet capable of sustaining complex life.
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/07/2017

Nature's Third Cycle A Story of Sunspots by Arnab Rai (Professor of Physics, Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India) Choudhuri Nature's Third Cycle A Story of Sunspots
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The 11-year cycle of sunspots is one of the most intriguing natural cycles known to mankind. This book explores the fascinating science behind these phenomena and gives an insider's view of the history of the field.
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/07/2017

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: 11/07/2017

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