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Planetary Astronomy
by Christophe Pellier (Ed.)
Axilone, 2020
IBSN 979-10-92974- 05-8, Pp 288, £50.95
Vera Rubin: A life
by Jacqueline Mitton & Simon Mitton
Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2021
IBSN 978-0-674-91919- 8, Pp 320, £23.95
What stars are made of: The life of Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin
by Donovan Moore
Harvard University Press, 2020
IBSN 978-0674237377, Pp 317, £23.95
Tycho Brahe and the measure of the heavens
by John Robert Christianson
Reaktion Books, 2020
IBSN 978-1-78914-2341, Pp 288, £15.95
Yearbook of astronomy 2021
by Brian Jones
White Owl, 2020
IBSN 978- 1526771872, Pp 384, £18.99
The Human Cosmos: A secret history of the stars
by Jo Marchant
Canongate Books, 2020
IBSN 978-1-78689-402-1, Pp 359, £16.99
Luna Cognita: A comprehensive observer’s handbook of the known Moon
by Robert A. Garfinkle
Springer, 2020
IBSN 978-1-4939-1663-4, Pp 1400, £64.99
by William Sheehan
Reaktion Books, 2019
IBSN 978-1789141535, Pp 224, £25
An anthology of visual double stars
by Bob Argyle, Mike Swan & Andrew James
Cambridge University Press, 2019
IBSN 978-1-316-629295-3, Pp 482, £34.99
The crowd and the cosmos - adventures in the Zooniverse
by Chris Lintott
Oxford University Press, 2019
IBSN 978-019-884222-4, Pp 265, £20
Dark skies: A journey into the wild night
by Tiffany Francis
Bloomsbury Wildlife, 2019
IBSN 978-1-4729-6459-5, Pp 272, , £16.99 (hbk)
Gerard P. Kuiper and the rise of modern planetary science
by Derek W. G. Sears
University of Arizona Press, 2019
IBSN 978-0-816-53900-0, Pp Pp xiii + 350, £35.42