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Members Lending Library: Our club Librarian, Shannon, has a library of astronomical texts and DVDs. We have planispheres and sky maps stored for use at the observatory.

Books:

Author Title Publisher Year #
Aczel, Amir D. Pendulum: Léon Foucault and the Triumph of Science Washington Square Press, NY 203 1
Asimov, Isaac The Collapsing Universe Walker & Co., NY 1977 1
Asimov, Isaac The Measure of the Universe Harper & Row, NY 1983 1
Barton, Samuel G. and Barton, William H. A Guide to the Constellations, third edition Whittlesey House, NY 1943 1
Burnham, Robert, Jr. Burnham’s Celestial Handbook: An Observer’s Guide to the Universe Beyond the Solar System, Volume One: Andromeda – Cetus Dover, NY 1978 1
Burnham, Robert, Jr. Burnham’s Celestial Handbook: An Observer’s Guide to the Universe Beyond the Solar System, Volume Two: Chamaeleon – Orion Dover, NY 1978 1
Burnham, Robert, Jr. Burnham’s Celestial Handbook: An Observer’s Guide to the Universe Beyond the Solar System, Volume Three: Pavo – Vulpecula Dover, NY 1978 2
Clairborne, Robert The Summer Stargazer: Astronomy for Absolute Beginners Longman Canada, Toronto 1975 1
Cortner, David and Hendrickson, Nancy L. Eight Easy Observing Projects: For Amateur Astronomers Kalmback Books, Waukesha, WI 1996 1
Davies, Paul About Time: Einstein’s Unfinished Revolution Touchstone, NY 1995 1
DeVorkin, David, Ed. Beyond Earth: Mapping the Universe National Geographic, Washington, DC 2002 1
Dickinson, Terence and Dyer, Alan The Backyard Astronomer’s Guide, Second Edition Firefly Books, NY 2002 1
Dickinson, Terence and Dyer, Alan The Backyard Astronomer’s Guide, Third Edition Firefly Books, NY 2008 1
Dickinson, Terence Hubble’s Universe: Greatest Discoveries and Latest Images Firefly Books, NY 2012 2
Dickinson, Terence Nightwatch: A Practical Guide to Viewing the Universe, Third Edition Firefly Books, NY 2003 1
Enright, Leo. The Beginner’s Observing Guide: An Introduction to the Night Sky for the Novice Stargazer, Fifth Edition. RASC 2003 3
Feinberg, Gerald What is the World Made Of? Atoms, Leptons, Quarks, and Other Tantalizing Particles Anchor Press, NY 1977 1
Ferris, Timothy. The Red Limit: The Search for the Edge of the Universe. Quill, NY. 1983 1
Friedman, Herbert The Amazing Universe, 4th printing National Geographic Soc. 1985 1
Glenn, Jim Scientific Genius: The Twenty Greatest Minds Saraband Inc., Rowayton, CT 1996 1
Guth, Alan H. The Inflationary Universe: The Quest for a New Theory of Cosmic Origins Helix Books, Reading, MA 1997 1
Halliday, David and Resnick, Robert Physics: Part I & II John Wiley and Sons, NY 1966 1
Harper, Brian The Official Halley’s Comet Book Hodder & Stoughton, London 1985 1
Horvitz, Leslie Alan Weather Tracker: Backyard Meteorologist’s Logbook Barrons’s, NY 2007 1
Jaastrow, Robert God and the Astronomers W.W. Norton, NY 1978 1
Jones, Barrie William The Solar System Pergamon Press, Oxford 1984 1
Kaufmann, William J., III Universe, Second Edition W.H. Freeman, NY 1968 1
Ki-Hung, Chan Chinese Ancient Star Maps Leisure and Cultural Services Dept, HK 2007 1
Lancaster-Brown, Peter Skywatch: Eyes-On Activities for Getting to Know the Stars, Planets, and Galaxies Sterling, NY 1994 1
Lee, Annette S. Wilson, William, Tibbetts, Jeffrey, and Gawboy, Carl Ojibwe Sky Star Map Constellation Guide: An Introduction to Ojibwe Star Knowledge   2014 1
MacDonald, John The Arctic Sky: Inuit Astonomy, Star Lore, and Legend Nunavut Research Institute 2000 1
Mackintosh, Allan Advanced Telescope Making Techniques: Volume One Willmann-Bell, Richmond, VA 1986 1
Mackintosh, Allan Advanced Telescope Making Techniques: Volume Two Willmann-Bell, Richmond, VA 1986 1
Mechler, Gary Night Sky: National Audubon Society First Field Guide Scholastic Inc., Toronto 1999 1
Menzel, Donald H. A Field Guide to the Stars and Planets Houghton Mifflin, Boston 1964 1
Meteorological Division, DOT Weather Ways Dept. of Transport, Canada 1964 1
Miller, Dorcas S. Stars of the First People: Native American Star Myths and Constellations Pruett Publishing, Boulder, CO 1997 1
Moore, Patrick Men of the Stars: The Story of the Men who Charted the Heavens and the Discoveries They Made Artists House, London 1986 1
Moore, Patrick The New Atlas of the Universe Crown Publishers, NY 1984 1
Moore, Patrick Passion for Astronomy David & Charles, London 1991 1
Palmer, William R. Why the North Star Stands Still and Other Indian Legends Zion Natural History Assoc., Springdale, UT 1978 1
Paul, Henry E. Outer Space Photography: For the Amateur Amphoto, Garden City, NY 1979 1
Price, Pat The Backyard Stargazer: An Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Skywatching with and without a Telescope Quarry Books, Gloucester, MA 2005 1
Raymo, Chet 365 Starry Nights: An Introduction to Astronomy for Every Night of the Year Prentice Hall Press, NY 1982 1
Schaff, Fred Seeing the Sky: 100 Projects, Activities, & Explorations in Astronomy John Wiley & Sons, NY 1990 1
Shaw, Brenda Explore the Universe Guide: An Introduction to the RASC ETU Observing Program, 2nd Edition RASC 2017 1
Sparrow, Giles, Ed. The Night Sky: Discovering the Universe from Alpha Centauri to Quasars Amber Books, Leicester 2006 1
Steel, Duncan1 Target Earth: The Search for Rogue Asteroids and Doomsday Comets that Threaten our Planet Readers Digest, Pleasantville, NY 2000 1
Tauber, Gerald E. Man and the Cosmos: Evolving Concepts of the Universe from Ancient Times to Today’s Space Probes Greenwich House, NY 1979 1
Texereau, Jean How to Make a Telescope, Second Edition Willmann-Bell, Richmond, VA 1984 1
Trueblood, Mark and Genet, Russell Microcomputer Control of Telescopes Willmann-Bell, Richmond, VA 1985 1
Vehrenberg, Hans Atlas of Deep-Sky Splendors, 4th Edition Sky Publishing, Cambridge, MA 1988 1
Washburn, Mark Distant Encounters: The Exploration of Jupiter and Saturn Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, NY 1983 1
Weinber, Steven The First Three Minutes: A Modern View of the Origin of the Universe Basic Books, NY 1977 1
Whyte, Anthony J. The Meteorites of Alberta University of Alberta Press 2009 1
Wood, Charles A. and Collins, Maurice J. S. 21st Century Atlas of the Moon West Virginia University Press, Wheeling, WV` 2013 1
Woodruff, John and Tirion, Wil. Star Finder: A Month-by-Month Guide to the Night Sky, 4th printing. Thunder Bay Press, San Diego 2007 1

Planispheres:

Author Title Publisher Year #
Dunlop, Storm and Tirion, Wil Firefly Planisphere Deluxe Firefly Books, NY 2003 1
Tirion, Wil Firefly Latitude 42° N Planisphere Firefly Books, NY 2010 1
Orion Star Target Orion Telescopes, Santa Cruz, CA 2001 1
Philip’s Planisphere Reed Books, London 1996 1

 

Maps

Author Title Publisher Year #
Tirion, Wil Orion Deep Map 600: The Deep Sky Road Map for Amateur Astronomers Orion Telescopes, Santa Cruz, CA 1
Backyard Stars: A Klutz Guide Klutz, Palo Alto, CA 1998 1
Star Chart: Stars, Constellations, Star-Clusters, Nebulae. Epoch 2000 Thunder Bay Press, San Diego 2003 1

 

DVDs

Author Title Publisher Year #
Voyage of Discovery: The Complete Story of STS-114 Madacy Entertainment 2006 1
400 Years of the Telescope 2
Starry Nights: Danger! Solar Storm Imaginova Corp 2005 1
Starry Nights: Searching for Superstars Imaginova Corp 2005 1
Starry Nights: Wheels on Mars Imaginova Corp 2005 1

 

 

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