Library

The Library in the Observatory holds a large selection of books. Members can arrange to borrow them at the monthly meetings (contact John Gionis), or at the Tuesday Astrophotography sessions.

A listing of the library’s contents is shown below.

Format: H = hardback, S = paperback, L = large

TITLE

AUTHOR

FORMAT

1995 Year Book of Astronomy

Patrick Moore

A Brief History of Time

Stephen Hawking

H

A Brief History of Time

cd

A Fundamental survey of the Moon

Ralph B Baldwin

S

A New popular Star Atlas (epoch 1950)

H

A Star Called the Sun

George Gamow

H

Amateur Astronomers Handbook

J B Sidgwick

H

Amateur Telescope Making

Stephen F Tomkin

S

Amazing Space Facts

Nicholas Booth and Heather Amery

H

Apollo 13

Jim Lovell & Jeffrey Kluger

S

Apollo 13

video

Astronomical Observations

Gordon Walker

S/L

Astronomy

Iain Nicolson

S

Astronomy

E G Ebbighausen

S

Astronomy

cd

Astronomy Factfinder

Tim Furniss

S

Astronomy Factfinder

Rober Snedden – Paragon Books

H

Astronomy for Beginners

Henry Brinton

H

Astronomy with a Small Telescope

Muirden

H

Astrophotography

H J P Arnold

S

Astrophotography

Michael A Covington

H/L

Astrophotography Basics – Eclipses

Kodak Customer Service Pamphlet

S

Atlas of the Solar System

David A Hardy

H/L

BAA Guide to Observing the Moon

BAA

H

BAA Handbook 2004

BAA

S

Beyond the Solar System

Daivd Eicher

S/L

Binary and Multiple Systems of Stars

Alan H Batten

H

Black Holes in Space

Patrick Moore and Iain Nicholson

S

Radio Astronomy (10 Dec 2004)

Bob Greef

video

Brilliant Stars

Patrick Moore

S

Cambridge – Planetary Handbook

M E Bakich

Cambridge Illustrated History of Astronomy

Michael Hoskin (Ed.)

H/L

Cassini Update (12 May 2006)

Jerry Workman

video

Catalogue of Nebulae and Cluster of Stars

J L E Dreyer – Memoirs of the RAS

S

Catalogue of the Universe

Murdin and Allen

Catalogue of the Universe

Paul Murdin and David Allen

H/L

Celestial Charts

Carole Stott

H/L

Changing views of Mars

cd

Chemistry in Space

I Adler and J L Trombka

H

Colours of the Galaxies

David Malin and Paul Murdin

H

Comet Hale Bopp

Robert Burnham

Companion

Jess K Gilmour

S/L

Cosmic Rays

Michael W Friedlander

S

Cosmos

Carl Sagan

H

Destination Mars

DVD

Dictionary of Space

Michael Pollard & Felicity Trotman

S

Discovering the Universe 4th Ed. 1997

Kaufmann and Collins

S/L

Double and Multiple Stars and how to observe them

James Mullaney

H

Eclipse!

Philip S Harrington

S

Einstein’s Cosmos

Michio Kaku

H

Encyclopaedia of Space and the Universe

cd

Exploring Space

Heather Couper

H/L

Exploring Space (second copy)

Heather Couper

H

Fact and Theory in Cosmology

G C McVittie

H

First Steps in Astronomy

Patrick Moore

S

Frank’s Book of the Telescope

Arthur Frank

H/L

From Atoms to Stars

Martin Davidson

H

Galaxies and Cosmology

Jones & Lambourne OU

S

Galaxies and Cosmology

Paul W Hodge

S

Guide to Stars and Planets

Ian Ridpath and Wil Tirion

S

Guide to the Moon

Patrick Moore

S

Guide to the Planets

Patrick Moore

S

Halley’s Comet

Patrick Moore & John Mason

S

Halley’s Comet

Roberta Etter and Stuart Schneider

H

Halley’s comet

Percy Seymour

S/L

Hawaii 2003 (Observatories)

Nik Szymanek

DVD

History of NASA

John and Nancy Dewaard

H

Hubble’s Universe

Simon Goodwin

H/L

Hyperspace

Michio Kaku

H

Images from Space – The Camera in Orbit

H J P Arnold

S/L

Intelligent Life in the Universe

I S Shklovskii and Carl Sagan

S

Mars Global Surveyor (13 May 2005)

Jerry Workman

video

Journey to the Planets

Peter Ryan & Ludek Pesek

S

Jupiter

Seymour Simon

H

Jupiter – The Giant Planet

R Beebe

H

Life on Mars

Jackson snd Moore

H

Life on Mars

Patrick Moore

H

Light Pollution – Responses and Remedies

Bob Mizon

S

Light Pollution and Astronomy

House of Commons S&T

S

Living in Space

Ian Ridpath

H

Living in Space (second copy)

Ian Ridpath

H

London Planetarium Book of Space

Sue Becklake

H/L

Lunar Geology

Gilbert Fielder

H

Make Your Own Telescope

Reg Spry

S

Mars, The Inside Story of the Red Planet

Heather Couper and Nigel Henbest

H/L

Mathematical Methods for Students

G Stephenson

S

Shooting the Sky (8 Oct 2004)

Mike Cripps

video

Millennium Yearbook

Patrick Moore and Allan Chapman

S

Modern Astronomy

Patrick Moore

S

Moon Mars and Meteorites

Peter Adams

S

Moon Mars and Venus in Colour

Antonin Rukl, Hamlyn

H

Mysteries of the Universe

Richard Cavendish

H

NASA The Big Missions

cd

Night Watch

Terence Dickinson

Norton’s 2000 Sky atlas (18th ed.)

Observational and Physical Astronomy

Sanchez, Collados and Rebolo

H

Observational Astronomy

S J Lubbock

S

Observer’s Handbook, Astronomy from

Observing the Deep Sky

Darren Bushnell

S

Observing the Moon, the Modern Astronomer’s Guide.

Gerald North

H

Observing Variable Stars, Novae & Supernovae

Gerald North

H

Our Solar System

Reader’s Digest/NASA

H/L

Out of the Cradle

W K Hartman, R Miller, P Lee

S/L

Passion for Astronomy

Patrick Moore

S/L

Patrick Moore’s Astronomy

video

Peter Fairley’s Space Manual

TV Times Publication

H

Planetarium

cd

Planetary Taxi

cd

Planets

Carl Sagan and Jonathan N Leonard

H

Practical Amateur Astronomy

Patrick Moore

H

Radio Astronomy

F Graham Smith

S

Radio Exploration of the Planetary System

Alex G Smith and Thomas D Carr

S

Radio Exploration of the Sun

Alex G Smith

H

Radioastronomy and Radar

J G Crowther

H

Realm of the Universe

George O Abell

S

Redshift 2

cd

Redshift 5

cd

Secrets of the Night Sky

Usborne Young Scientist

S

Sky Atlas 2000 (Observatory users reference)

Wil Tirion and Roger Sinnott

L

Sky Map 2

cd

SOHO

cd

Space (BBC series)

cd

Space Discovery

Susan Becklake

H

Space Encyclopaedia

cd

Space in the Sixties

Patrick Moore

S

Space Shuttle

Dennis Jenkins

H/L

Space Shuttle

cd

Space Station

cd

Space Travel

Starters Facts – Macdonald Educ.

H

Space Year 1991

Nigel Macknight (Ed.)

S/L

Spacecraft in Fact & Fiction

H Harrison & M Edwards

H/L

Spaceflight

Usborne Young Scientist

S

Spaceport USA

NASA

S/L

Stargazing with Telescope and Camera

George T Keene

S

Stars & Planets

Usbourne Young Scientist

S

Stereo Star Maps

Richard Monhouse and John Cox

H/L

Structure and Evolution of Stars

Martin Schwarzchild

S

Telescopes and Techniques

C R Kitchin

S

Telescopes and Techniques

C R Kitchen

S/L

Telescopes in Space

Zdenek Kopal

H

The Amateur Astronomer (9th Ed.)

Patrick Moore

H

The Amateur Astronomer and his Telescope

Gunther D Roth

S

The Backyard Astronomer’s Guide

Dickinson and Dyer

H/L

The Cambridge Astronomy Guide

Hiller and Maye

The CCD Camera Cookbook

Richard Berry, Veikko Kanto, J Munger

S/L

The Comet is Coming

Nigel Calder

S

The Cosmic Century (Astrophysics/Cosmology

Malcolm Longair

H

The Discovery Of The Universe

Tony Osman

H

The Dynamic Sun by NASA

cd

The Galactic Novae

C Payne-Gaposchkin

S

The Gresham Lectures of John Flamsteed

Eric G Forbes

H

The Guiness Book of Astronomy

Patrick Moore

H

The High Seas Eclipse 1999 Video

video

The Home Planet

Kevin W Kelley

H/L

The Hubble Space Telescope by Softkey (1)

cd

The Intelligent Universe

Fred Hoyle

H

The Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes

Nik Szymanek

DVD

The Left Hand of Creation

John Barrow and Joseph Silk

H

The Modern Universe

Raymond A Lyttleton

H

The New Solar System

Beatty O’Leary Chaikin

H/L

The Norfolk Dialect

Peter Trudgill

S

The Observational Amateur Astronomer

Patrick Moore (Ed.) – Springer

S

The Pictorial Atlas of the Universe

Kevin Krisciunas and Bill Yenne

H/L

The Planet Mars

Gerard de Vaucouleurs

H

The Planets

Heather Couper

S/L

The Practical Astronomer

Brian Jones

H

The Practical Astronomer’s Deep Sky

The Realm of the Terrestrial Planets

Zdenek Kopal

H

The Revolving Heavens

Reginald L Waterfield

H

The Rocket

Ladybird – How it works series

H

The Runaway Universe

Donald Goldsmith

S/L

The Shadows of Creation

Riordan and Schramm

S

The Sky at Night

Patrick Moore

S

The Solar Planets

V A Firsoff

H

The Space Race

cd

The Varable Star Observer’s Handbook

John Glasby

H

The Young Astronomer

Ian Ridpath

S

Towns ans Suburbs

Robin Scagell

S

UFO Mysteries

Roger Boar & Nigel Blundell

S

Universe (1st Ed.)

Willim J Kaufmann

H

Universe in Focus

Stuart Clark

H/L

Variable Stars

W Strohmeier

S

Violent Universe

Nigel Calder

H

Visions of the Universe

Dr R Raman Prinja

H/L

Voyage Through the Solar system

cd

Voyage Through the Universe – Stars

Time Life

H/L

Webb Society Clusters of Galaxies Observers Handbook, Volume 5

Webb Society Deep Sky Observers Handbook, Volume 4

S

What’s out in Space?

Usborne Starting Point Science

S

Window on the Universe (Times)

cd

Yearbook of Astronomy 1972

Patrick Moore

S

Yearbook of Astronomy 1973

Patrick Moore

S

Yearbook of Astronomy 1976

Patrick Moore

S

Yearbook of Astronomy 1977

Patrick Moore

S

Yearbook of Astronomy 1979

Patrick Moore

S

Yearbook of Astronomy 1981

Patrick Moore

S

Yearbook of Astronomy 1987

Patrick Moore

S

 

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