The Library


Here is our current Library Book and DVD/Video/CD-ROM list. Most books will be at the Willingdon meetings but some may have to be requested from our Librarian.

Updated 21-Nov-2014

BOOKS

Title Author(s) Date of publication Classification
Accelerating Universe: The Infinite expansion Mario Livio 2000 Astro Physics
Amateur Astronomer and His Telescope Gunter Roth 1963 Observing
Amateur Astronomers’s Photographic Lunar Atlas Henry Hatfield 1968 Solar System
Art and Science of CCD Astronomy Davuid Ratledge (Ed_) 1997 Observing
Asteroids and Dwarf Planets: How to observe them Roger Dymock 2010 Solar System
Astro Photography: An introduction H.J.P. Arnold 1995 rp 1998 Observing
Astro Photography: An introduction to film and digital imaging H.J.P. Arnold 1988 pb ed 1995 Observing
Astronomer Royal: The Emily Winterburn 2003 Historical
Astronomers at Herstmonceux Edited by Anthony Wilson 1999 Historical
Astronomy Manual: Practical Guide to the Night Sky Jane Green 2010 Basic General
Astronomy with a Budget Telescope Patrick Moon & John Watson 2002 Basic General
Astronomy with a Home Computer Neale Monks 2005 Advanced: General
Astrophysical Cosmology: New Perspectives in – Martin Rees 2000 Astro Physics
Astrophotography An Introduction:   Philip’s Observers Handbook H.J.P. Arnold 1995 reprint 1998 Astro Photography
Astrophotography: A Step-by-Step Approach Robert T.Little 1986 Astro Photography
Astrophotography: Featuring the fx system of exposure determination Barry Gordon 1985 Astro Photography
Atlas of the Moon Antonin Rukl 1996 Solar System
Atlas of the Night Sky Storm Dunlop and Will Tirion 2005 Basic General
Atlas of the Universe         Introduction to Astronomy Patrick Moore 1994 Basic General
Aurora:   The..                 Sun-Earth interactions Neil Bone 1991 Solar System
Backyard Astronomers Guide: The Terence Dickinson & Alan Dyer 2002 Basic General
Bang!   The Complete History of the Universe Brian May, Patrick Moore, Chis Lintott 2006 Basic General
Beginner’s Guide to Astronomy Patrick Moore 1997 Basic General
Big Questions:The             The Universe Stuart Clark 2010 Astro Physics
Black Holes & Time Warps Kip S.Thorne 1995 Astro Physics
Brief History of Time. The..   From the Big Bang to Black Holes Stephen Hawking 1988 pb ed   1995 Astro Physics
Brief History of the Philosophy of Time Adrian Bardon 2013 Astro Physics
Building and Using an Astronomical Observatory Paul Doherty 1986 Telescopes
Burnham’s Celestial Handbook: Vol 1:               Andromeda through Cetus Robert Burnham Jr. 1966: pb ed 1978 Reference: Observing
Burnham’s Celestial Handbook: Vol 2:             Chamaeleon through Orion Robert Burnham Jr. 1966 pb ed 1978 Reference: Observing
Burnham’s Celestial Handbook: Vol 3               Pavo through Vulpecula Robert Burnham Jr. 1966 pb ed 1978 Reference: Observing
Buying your Telescope: The Stargazer’s starter guide to (2 copies) Frank Johns 2007 Telescopes
Buying your Telescope: The Stargazer’s starter guide to (2 copies) Frank Johns 2007 Telescopes
Calendar: The:     The 5,000 year struggle to align the clock to the heavens David Ewing Duncan 1998 Basic General
Cambridge Star Atlas: The Wil Tirion 1991 3rd ed 2001 Reference Observing
Choosing and Using A Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope Rod Mollise 2001 Telescopes
Collins Night Sky & Star Finder Storm Dunlop and Will Tirion 2011 Basic General
Constellations: A Concise guide in colour Josef Klepesta & Antonin Ruki 1969 Reprint 1977 Basic General
Cosmic Collisions: The Hubble Atlas of Merging Galaxies Lars Christensen & David Martin 2009 Astro Physics
Cosmology Revealed: Living Inside the Cosmic Egg Anthony Fairall 2001 Astro Physics
Dark Side of the Universe : Dark matter, dark energy Iain Nicolson 2007 Astro Physics
Deep Space: New Pictures from Hubble Simon Goodwin & John Gribbin                 1999 Astro Physics
Digital Astrophotography: The State of the Art David Ratledge (ed) 2005 Astro Photography
Edwin Hubble: Mariner of the Nebulae Gale Christianson 1997 Historical
Enigma of Sunspots: The Story of discovery & Sci revolution Judit Brody 2002 Solar System
Exploring the Galaxies Simon Mitton 1976 Astro Physics
Exploring the Night Sky with Binoculars Patrick Moore 1986 3rd ed 1996 Observing
Exloring the Solar System J.Kelly Beatty 2001 Solar System
Extraordinary life of Patrick Moore: Sky at Night & Beyond Chris Bramley (Ed) 2012 Historical
Extravagant Universe: The – Exploding stars, dark energy, Rober P. Kirsher 2002 Astro Physics
First Three Minutes: The       A modern view of the universe Steven Weinberg 1978 7th im   1987 Astro Physics
Galaxies of   the Local Group: The Sidney van den Bergh 2000 Astro Physics
Getting the Measure of the Stars Norman Walker & W.A. Cooper 1989 Advanced: General
Giotto to the Comets: Tells what a mission in space is like Nigel Calder 1992 Comets/Meteors
Gravity’s Fatal Attraction: Black Holes in the Universe Martin Rees/M.Begelman 1995 Astro Physics
Guide for Observers of the Moon edited G.W. Amery 3rd Ed 1979 Solar System
Guide to Stars and Planets Ian Ridpath and Wil Tirion 2000 Ne 2006 Observing
Guide to the Constellations (Astronomy Now special issue) Neil Bone/ Nik Szymanek 2002 Basic General
Hidden Universe Lars Christensen/Robert Fosbury 2009 Astro Physics
Higgs: The Discovery of the God Partical Jim Baggott 2012 Astro Physics
History of Astronomy:   A       from 1890 to the Present David Leverington 1995 Historical
How to Identify Night Sky Storm Dunlop and Will Tirion 2002 Rev 2006 Observing
How to Identify Night Sky Storm Dunlop and Will Tirion 2002 Observing
Hubble: 15 years of Discovery Lars Christensen & Bob Fosbury 2006 Astro Physics
Hubble: 15 years of Discovery Lars Christensen & Bob Fosbury 2005 Astro Physics
Hubble Reborn: The story of the space telescope Emily Baldwin/Keith Cooper 2009 General
Hubble Space Telescope: The David DeVorkin/Robert Smith 2004 General
Impact: The threat of Comets & Asteroids Gerrit Verschuur 1996 The Future
Introduction to Planetary Sciences Gunter Faure,Teresa Mensing 2007 Advanced: General
Infinity Rising Nik Szymanek 2005 Observing
Invisable Universe: The story of Radio Astronomy Gerrit L. Verschuur 2nd ed   2007 Radio Astronomy
Jewel on the Mountaintop: The   ESO through 50 years Claus Madsen 2012 Historical
Jupiter and How to Observe it John W.McAnally 2008 Solar System
Key to the Universe: The…         a report on the new physics Nigel Calder 1977 Astro Physics
Knowledge Masters:   Outer Space Harry Ford & Kay Barnham 2006 Children
Last Three Minutes: The Paul Davies 1994 Astro Physics
Making of History’s Greatest Star Map Micheal Perryman 2010 Historical
Manic Sun Nigel Calder 1997 Solar System
Mars:     The Mystery Unfolds Peter Cattermole 2001 Solar System
Mars:     The real: Spirit, Opportunity, Mars Express Michael Hanlon 2004 Solar System
Measuring the Universe: The Cosmological Dis ladder Stephen Webb 1999 Astro Physics
Messier Objects: The               Deep Sky Companions Stephen O’Meara 1998 ed 2001 Observing
Meteors:       Observers Handbook Neil Bone 1992 Observing
Meteor Showers: An Annotated catalogue Gary Kronk 1988 2nd ed 2014 Observing
Mission to Saturn: Cassini and Huygens Probe David M. Hardland 2002 Solar System
Modern Theories of the Universe: From Herschel to Hubble Michael J, Crowe 1994 Astro Physics
Moon:         The.. Patrick Moore 1981 Solar System
Moon : The       and how to observe it Peter Grego 2005 Observing
Multiverse: In search of the John Gribbin 2009 Astro Physics
Nature of Space and Time: The Stephen Hawking and Roger Penrose 1996 pb ed 1997 Astro Physics
New Amateur Astronomer: The Martin Mobbersley 2004 Observing
Neptune File:       The Tom Standage 2000 Solar System
New Eyes on the Universe: Twelve Cosmic Mysteries Stephen Webb 2012 Astro Physics
New Guide to the Planets Patrick Moore 1993 Solar System
Next 500 Years: The: Life in the coming millennium Adrian Berry 1995 The Future
Night Sky: Month by Month Will Gater, Giles Sparrow 2011 Basic General
Norton’s 2000:   Star Atlas and Reference Handbook (2 copies in lib) Edited by Ian Ridpath 18th edition Reference Observing
Norton’s Star Atlas     and Reference Handbook Arthur P. Norton 1910 17th Ed 1978 Reference Observing
Observing and Photographing the Solar System T. Dobbins, D.C. Parker, C.F. Capen 1988 2nd ed 1992 Observing
Observing Comets Nick James & Gerald North 2003 Observing
Observing & Imaging the Heavebns: An Amateurs Guide Ian Morison 2014 Observing
Observing the Caldwell Objects David Ratledge 2000 Observing
Observing the Moon Peter T. Wlasuk 2000 Solar System
Observing Variable Stars: A guide for the beginner David H. Levy 1989 Observing
Orion Nebula: The     Where Stars are Born C.Rober O’Dell 2003 Astro Physics
Oxford Dictonary of Astronomy Ian Ridpath 2003 Reference
Our Evolving Universe Malcolm S. Longair 1996 Astro Physics
Our Universe Sir Denys Wilkinson 1991 Astro Physics
Parallax:   The Race to Measure the Cosmos Alan Hirshfeld 2001 Historical
Patrick Moore on Mars Patrick Moore 1998 2nd ed 2006 Solar System
Patterns in the Sky: Myths & Legends of the Stars Julius D.W. Staal 1988 Historical
Photographic Atlas of the Stars: The HJP Arnold, P.Doherty, P. Moore 1997 Observing
Planetary Handbook:     The Cambridge … Michael E. Bakich 2000 Solar System
Planetary Sciences Imke de Pater & Jack J. Lissauer 2001 rp   2004 Advanced: General
Planets:       The David McNab & James Younger 1999 Solar System
Pluto and Charon Alan Stern, Jacqueline Mitton 1997 Solar System
Practical Skywatching Ed David Levy & Dr John O’Brian 2006 Observing
Real Mars: The : Quest to explore the red planet Michel Hanlon 2004 Solar System
Real Astronomy with A Small Telescope Michael Gainer 2006 General
Redshift Stuart Clark 1997 Astro Physics
Royal Observatory Greenwich: The… Sir Harold Spencer Jones 1943 ed 1948 Historical
Satellites of the Outer Planets: Worls in their own right David Rothery 1992 Solar System
Sky:The       A user’s guide David H. Levy 1991 Basic General
Sky Is Your Laboratory: The Robert Buchheim 2007 Observing
Sky at Night:       BBC TV   Programmes:   2001 – 2005 Patrick Moore 2005 Basic General
Skywatching                     The Ultimate Guide to the Universe David Levy 1994 Basic General
Spaceflight: From Sputnik to Space Shuttle Giles Sparrow 2007 Basic General
Space Shuttle: The   30 yrs of NASA’S First space plane 2011 Space Research
Star of Bethlehem Mystery: The David Hughes 1979 Historical
Stars: A journey through stellar birth,life and Death Piers Bizony 2008 Astro Physics
Stars and Planets: Practical Guide to Astronomy Raman Prinja 1990 Ne 1996 Basic General
Stardust: Our Cosmic Origins Brian Jones 2008 Astro Physics
Starlight Detectives: Alan Hirshfeld 2014 Historical
Starlight Nights:   The Adventures of a Star-Gazer Leslie C. Peltier 1967 General
Stargazing                 Astronomy Without a Telescope Patrick Moore 1985 Basic General
Stargazing with a Telescope Robin Scagell 2000 rp 2002 Basic General
Starry Night Companion:   Your Guide to understanding the night sky John Mosley 2000 Basic General
Stargazers Handbook:The           An Atlas of the Night Sky Giles Sparrow 2007 Basic General
Stephen Hawking’s Universe:       The Cosmos Explained David Filkin 1997 Astro Physics
Sun and the Amateur Astronomer:   The W.M. Baxter 1963 Rev 1973 Solar System
Sun:           The.. Ian Nicolson 1982 Solar System
Sun, Earth & Stars Kenneth Lang 1997 General
Sun Kings: The Tale of how modern astronomy Began Stuart Clark 2007 Historical
Telescopes and Techniques: An Introduction to Practical Astronomy C.R. Kitchin 1995 Telescopes
Totality         Eclipses of the Sun Littmann, Wilcox & Espenak 2nd edition   1999 Soar System
Universe In A Nutshell Stephen Hawking 2001 Astro Physics
Universe Heather Couper & Nigel Henbest 1999 Basic General
Universe: 8th Edition Roger Freedman/Kaufmann 2005 Advanced Ganeral
Universe from Nothing: A Lawrence M. Krauss 2012 Astro Physics
Universe and Beyond: The Terence Dickinson 2004 Basic General
Universe: The Definitive Visual Guide Gen Editor: Martin Rees 2005 Basic General
Universe: The Iain Nicholson and Patrick Moore 1985 Basic General
Venus: The   Geological Story Peter Cattermole 1994 Solar System
Walk Through the Heavens: A Milton Heifetz, Wil Tirion 2004 Basic General
Webb Society Deep Sky Observers Handbook: Volume8: Variable St Editor:Kenneth Glyn Jones: 1990 Observing
Why is Uranus Upside Down & other questions Fred Watson 2007 Basic General
Wonders of the Solar System Brian Cox 2011 Solar System
Wonders of the Universe Brian Cox 2011 Astro Physics
Worlds of Galileo: The   Story of NASA mission to Jupiter Michael Hanlon 2001 Solar System
Whole Shebang. The…   A State of the Universe(s) Report Timothy Ferris 1997 Astro Physics
Yearbook of Astronomy : 2008 Edited by Patrick Moore 2007 Basic General
Yearbook of Astronomy:   2009 Edited by Patrick Moore 2008 Basic General
Young Astronomer: The Harry Ford 1998 Children
21st Century Astronomer: Practical Guide to Observing Pete Lawrence & P Moore 2012 Observing
21st Century Astronomy 2002 Basic General
Planisphere 7 different authors Basic General

CLASSIC HISTORIC TEXTS – Available by request from the Librarian

Classic Historic Texts – Available on request of librarian Author(s) Date of publication Classification
Amateur Astronomer: The Patrick Moore 1957 3rd Ed 1960 General
Amateur Telescope Making: In Two volumes Patrick Moore 1953(Vol1) 1954 Telescopes
Earth, Moon and Planets Albert G. Ingalls 1941 3rd Ed 1978 Solar System
Guide to the Moon Fred L. Whipple 1976 Solar System
Handbook for Telescope Making Patrick Moore 1962 Revisied 1969 Telescopes
Introducing Astronomy N.E. Howard 1951 revised 1973 Basic General
Introduction to Astronomy J.B. Sidgwick 1954 pb         1961 Basic General
Larousse Encyclopedia of Astronomy C.Payne-Gaposchkin 1959 2nd Ed 1962 Basic General
Moon: The.. Lucien Rudaux and G. Vaucouleurs 1956 Solar System
Observational Astronomy for Amateurs Dr. Percy Wilkins and Patrick Moore 1956 Observing
Planet Mercury:     The.. J.B. Sidgwick 1974 Solar System
Practical Amateur Astronomy E.M. Antoniadi: Trans: Patrick Moore 1963 Observing
Radio Astronomy Edited Patrick Moore 1960 Radio Astronomy
Realm of the Nebulae: The… F. Graham Smith 1936 pb ed 1958 Astro Physics
Story of Jodrell Bank Edwin Hubble 1968 Historical
1984 Yearbook of Astronomy Bernard Lovell 1983 Basic General

VIDEO/DVD/CD-ROM COLLECTION

 VIDEO/DVD/CD-ROM Correct as on 22nd June   2013
Asteroids:   Deadly Impact National Geographic Video 60 minutes

1997

Encyclopedia   Galactica The Inner Solar   System 50 minutes

1993

Encyclopedia   Galactica The Outer Solar   System 50 minutes

1993

Encyclopedia   Galactica Discovery 50 minutes

1993

Encyclopedia   Galactica Star Trekking 50 minutes

1993

Encyclopedia   Galactica Astronomy and the   Stars 50 minutes

1993

Story of the   1999 Total Solar Eclipse Presented by Patrick   Moore 50 minutes

1999

The Planets   (Boxed set of 2 videos) The Ultimate Journey 392 minutes

1999

Ulysse the   Movie European Space Agency 25 minutes
Voyager Encounters with   Jupiter and Saturn 28 minutes
Voyager  to the Planets 90 minutes
DVD Boxed Sets
Cosmos:  Carl Sagan All 13 episodes: 5 discs 13 hours
Cassini   Huygens The PPARC Schools’   pack
Developments   in Amateur Astronomy BAA: Patrick Moores   75th 4 disc 250 minutes

2009

The Planets: BBC 2 disc 390 minutes

2000

Our Amazing   Solar System Grand Tour/An Epic   Adventure 90 minutes

2001

The Universe:   Season 2: 18 episodes History Channel 3 discs 9 hours

2009

The Universe: History Channel 5 discs 9 hours

2009

Dev in   Amateur Astronomy Patrick Moore BAA 4 discs

2009

DVD Singles
Hubble: 15 years of Discovery European Space Agency ESA 83 minutes
Solar Max 40 minuteas
Our Amazing Solar Sytem Grand Tour 90minutes

2001

Cassini Huygens: PPARC
Ring World:                                  Cassini-Huygens Mission to Saturn ESA
The Universe: Yours to   Discover 15minutes

2009

Eyes on the Skies IAU 68 minutes

2009

Lecture Series (Each contain 8 lectures) Lecture Course
Understanding The   Universe   Pt1 Professor Alex Filippenko 2 discs With booklet

2003

        ”                                  Pt2 Professor Alex   Filippenko 2 discs         “

2003

        ”                                  Pt 3 Professor Alex Filippenko 2 discs         “

2003

        ”           ”                      Pt 4 Professor Alex Filippenko 2 discs         “

2003

        ”           ”                     Pt 5 Professor Alex Filippenko 2 discs

2003

Whats New In   Astronomy    Pt 1 Professor   Alex Filippenko 2 discs         “

2003

Whats New In   Astronomy    Pt 2 Professor Alex   Filippenko 2 discs

2003

Lunar Map Pro: Deluxe Edition:  Version 4
Window on the   Universe Sunday Times 2 discs

2001

Real   Sky: The Palomar Sky   Survey 9 discs
Venus Express ESA

2005