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Astronomy Books, Guides and Star Atlases

Book listLong-time member and former Secretary Remy Bosio, Jr. was kind enough to put together a list of "how-to" astronomy books, guides and star atlases that might come in handy. Check them out if you don't have them already. Thanks, Remy!




 How To Astronomy Books:


  • How to use an Astronomical Telescope by James Muriden (paperback)
  • Star Ware by Phillip S. Harrington (paperback)
  • Amateur Telescope Making by Stephen F. Tonkin (paperback)
  • Choosing and Using a Schmidt Cassegrain Telescope by Rod Mollise (paperback)
  • Telescopes and Techniques by C.R. Kitchen (paperback)
  • Touring the Universe through Binoculars by Phillip S. Harrington

Guides/Star Atlases:


  • Night Watch by Terrence Dickinson
  • Cambridge Guide to the Stars and Planets
  • Sky Atlas 2000.0 (laminated deluxe field edition) by Wil Tirion/R.Sinott
  • Sky Atlas for Small Telescopes and Binocularsby David S. Chandler
  • Advanced Skywatching by David Levy
  • Burnham's Celestial Handbook (3 volumes) by Robert Burnham

The above publications can be purchased at any local B. Dalton, Books a Million, or Barnes and Noble Booksellers.

They can also be ordered online at: Cosmobrain Astronomical Bookstore, CosmoBrain.com.

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