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Observational Astronomy
Astronomy for Dummies (For Dummies)
by Stephen P. Maran (Paperback - November 1999)
365 Starry Nights : An Introduction to Astronomy
by Chet Raymo (Paperback - September 1992)
Turn Left at Orion : A Hundred Night Sky Objects to See in a Small Telescope-And How to Find Them
by Dan M. Davis, et al
The Backyard Astronomer's Guide
by Terence Dickinson(Preface), Alan Dyer (Preface)
Secrets of the Night Sky : The Most Amazing Things in the Universe You Can See With the Naked Eye
by Bob Berman
Advanced Skywatching : The Backyard Astronomer's Guide to Starhopping and Exploring the Universe
by Robert Burnham, Alan Dyer, Robert A. Garfinkle, Martin George, Jeff Kanipe, David Levy
Nightwatch: A Practical Guide to Viewing the Universe
by Terence Dickinson, Adolf Schaller (Illustrator), Victor Costanzo (Illustrator)
Touring the Universe Through Binoculars : A Complete Astronomer's Guidebook
by Philip S. Harrington
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Telescopes
Visions of Heaven : The Mysteries of the Universe Revealed by the Hubble Space Telescope
by Tom Wilkie, Mark Rosselli
Build Your Own Telescope
by Richard Berry
The Dobsonian Telescope : A Practical Manual for Building Large Aperture Telescopes
by David Kriege, Richard Berry
The Perfect Machine : Building the Palomar Telescope
by Ronald Florence
How to Use an Astronomical Telescope
by James Muirden
Seeing Stars : The Night Sky Through Small Telescopes (Practical Astronomy)
by Chris Kitchin, Robert W. Forrest
More Telescope Books

Cosmology
Black Holes and Baby Universes and Other Essays
by Stephen Hawking
Cosmos
by Carl Sagan
Are We Alone in the Cosmos? : The Search for Alien Contact in the New Millennium
by Ben Bova (Editor), Byron Preiss (Editor), William R. Alschuler (Editor)
The Friendly Guide to the Universe : A Down-To-Earth Tour of Space, Time and the Wonders of the Cosmos
by Nancy Hathaway
The Accelerating Universe : Infinite Expansion, the Cosmological Constant, and the Beauty of the Cosmos
by Mario Livio
Stephen Hawking's Universe : The Cosmos Explained
by David Filkin, Stephen Hawking
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