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Astronomy, Stargazing and Space -

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 16 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Universe: And Our Place Within It by Professor Andrew Newsam
    Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Universe: And Our Place Within It - by Professor Andrew Newsam

    £11.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781783962600 | ISBN 10: 1783962607

    The universe is a beautiful, awe-inspiring place – from glowing nebulae to the sweeping majesty of the Milky Way, from complex cloud patterns on Jupiter to the rippling curtains of aurorae. But many of us struggle to grasp the complex ideas and sci ... more

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  • Cover image of book 2020 Guide to the Night Sky by Storm Dunlop and Wil Tirion
    2020 Guide to the Night Sky - by Storm Dunlop and Wil Tirion

    £6.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780008257712 | ISBN 10: 000825771x

    The bestselling, practical guide to the planets, stars and constellations visible from the northern hemisphere. 6 pages per month January-December 2020. An easy introduction to stargazing and a useful reference for seasoned astronomers.  Designed ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Man on the Moon: The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts by Andrew Chaikin
    A Man on the Moon: The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts - by Andrew Chaikin

    £12.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780241363157 | ISBN 10: 0241363152

    This is the definitive account of the heroic Apollo programme.   When astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin took their 'giant leap for mankind' across a ghostly lunar landscape, they were watched by some 600 million people on Earth 240,000 mil ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wally Funk
    Wally Funk's Race for Space: The Extraordinary Story of a Female Aviation Pioneer - by Sue Nelson

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781908906380 | ISBN 10: 1908906383

    THE BIOGRAPHY OF WALLY FUNK, AS SEEN IN THE ACCLAIMED MAJOR NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY MERCURY 13.  In 1961, Wally Funk was the youngest of thirteen American female pilots in the Woman in Space programme. Her mission was to become one of the first women a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mindful Thoughts for Stargazers: Find Your Inner Universe by Mark Westmoquette
    Mindful Thoughts for Stargazers: Find Your Inner Universe - by Mark Westmoquette

    £6.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781782407669 | ISBN 10: 1782407669

    Noticing the wonders of the night skies can foster a sense of curiosity, awe and deep interconnectedness like nothing else on Earth!   Mindful Thoughts for Stargazers presents a constellation of meditations on how the mysteries of the outer un ... more

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  • Cover image of book Endurance: A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery by Scott Kelly
    Endurance: A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery - by Scott Kelly

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784162658 | ISBN 10: 1784162655

    The veteran of four space flights and the American record holder for consecutive days spent in space, Scott Kelly has experienced things very few have. Now, he takes us inside a sphere utterly hostile to human life. He describes navigating the extrem ... more

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  • Cover image of book 2019 Guide to the Night Sky by Storm Dunlop, Wil Tirion and the Royal Observatory Greenwich
    2019 Guide to the Night Sky - by Storm Dunlop, Wil Tirion and the Royal Observatory Greenwich

    £6.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780008257705 | ISBN 10: 0008257701

    A comprehensive handbook to the planets, stars and constellations visible from the northern hemisphere. 6 pages for each month covering January–December 2019.  This practical guide is both an easy introduction to astronomy and a useful refere ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Sky at Night: Book of the Moon - A Guide to Our Closest Neighbour by Maggie Aderin Pocock
    The Sky at Night: Book of the Moon - A Guide to Our Closest Neighbour - by Maggie Aderin Pocock

    £10.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781785943515 | ISBN 10: 1785943510

    How well do you know our closest neighbour?   Featured on BBC Radio 4 Saturday Live and BBC Breakfast   The moon has fascinated humankind since the beginning of history. But far from being just a big rock out in space, the Moon has a phenomenal ... more

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  • Cover image of book Everything You Know About Space is Wrong by Matt Brown
    Everything You Know About Space is Wrong - by Matt Brown

    £9.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781849944304 | ISBN 10: 184994430x

    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 ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hidden Figures: The Untold Story of the African American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly
    Hidden Figures: The Untold Story of the African American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race - by Margot Lee Shetterly

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780008201326 | ISBN 10: 0008201323

    The Top 10 Sunday Times Bestseller  Now a major motion picture. Oscar Nominated For Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay.  Set amid the civil rights movement, the never-before-told true story of NASA’s African-American female m ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hello, Is This Planet Earth? My View from the International Space Station by Tim Peake
    Hello, Is This Planet Earth? My View from the International Space Station - by Tim Peake

    £20.00   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781780897158 | ISBN 10: 1780897154

    THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER  The first book by astronaut Tim Peake - a mesmerising collection of over 150 of Tim's stunning photographs that he took on board the International Space Station, many of which have not been seen before. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Philip
    Philip's Month-by-Month Star Finder - by John Woodruff, illustrated by Wil Tirion

    £4.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781849074315 | ISBN 10: 1849074313

    A concise month-by-month calendar for star watchers in the northern hemisphere.   Philip's Month-by-Month Star Finder is a concise calendar for star watchers in the northern hemisphere. Star charts show the position of stars, constellations a ... more

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  • Cover image of book An Astronaut
    An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth - by Chris Hadfield

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781447259947 | ISBN 10: 1447259947

    An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth is an inspirational memoir of space exploration and hard-won wisdom, from an astronaut who has spent a lifetime making the impossible a reality.  Colonel Chris Hadfield has spent decades training as an astr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Philip
    Philip's 101 Objects to Spot in the Night Sky: A Fun and Practical Guide to the Stars and Planets - by Robin Scagell

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781849072762 | ISBN 10: 1849072760

    The new Philip's 101 Objects To Spot In The Night Sky is a fun and practical guide to identifying and observing 101 of the most fascinating and exciting sights in the northern-hemisphere sky for young newcomers to astronomy, explaining what can be se ... more

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  • Cover image of book Philip
    Philip's The Urban Astronomy Guide - by Robin Scagell

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781849072755 | ISBN 10: 1849072752

    Philip's The Urban Astronomy Guide provides the ideal introduction to the fascinating hobby of astronomy for the town dweller. These days, you don't have to live close to a city or town centre to suffer from the effects of light pollution. From your ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Compact Cosmos by Matt Tweed
    The Compact Cosmos - by Matt Tweed

    £5.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781904263425 | ISBN 10: 1904263429

    Lost in space? Muddling your quasars and your superclusters? Wondering how everything got where it is? Where it's all going to? Travel through a black hole. Discover weird relativistic space-time distortions. Fly to the outer reaches of our knowledge ... more

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