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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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Recently Published

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

A history of our enduring fascination with space
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/11/2017

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: 14/11/2017

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 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

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: 26/10/2017

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

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

Coming Soon

Yearbook of Astronomy by Brian Jones, Richard S. Pearson Yearbook of Astronomy
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Popular astronomy annual for amateur and professional astronomers, composed of several articles from established astronomers, astronomy educators and space writers
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/11/2017

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

Goldilocks and the Water Bears The Search for Life in the Universe by Louisa Preston Goldilocks and the Water Bears The Search for Life in the Universe

'An expert romp through the science of extraterrestrial life.' Adam Rutherford Today we know of only a single planet that hosts life: the Earth. But across a Universe of at least 100 billion possibly habitable worlds, surely our planet isn't...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/01/2018

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: 01/02/2018

Other books in this genre

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

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

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

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: 15/10/2017

Universe: Exploring the Astronomical World by Phaidon Editors, David Malin, Paul Murdin Universe: Exploring the Astronomical World
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Explore the stars and planets and beyond through 300 fascinating images - an international panel of experts take you on a journey through man's record of the universe - from ancient cave paintings to animation
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/10/2017

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

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

Ad Astra: An Illustrated Guide to Leaving the Planet by Dallas Campbell Ad Astra: An Illustrated Guide to Leaving the Planet

A stunning collection of space travel stories from science broadcaster, Dallas Campbell
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

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: 01/10/2017

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: 01/10/2017

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: 23/09/2017

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: 19/09/2017

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