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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
The Universe explained – a cosmic Q&A
by Heather Couper & Nigel Henbest
Firefly Books, 2018
IBSN 978-0-228-10082-9, Pp 288, £16.95
Oor Big Braw Cosmos: A cocktail of cosmic science, imagery & poetry
by John C Brown & Rab Wilson
Luath Press, 2019
IBSN 978-1-913- 02505-2, Pp 255, £25
Chronicling the Golden Age of Astronomy: A history of visual observing from Harriot to Moore
by Neil English
Springer Nature, 2018
IBSN 978-3-319-97707-2, Pp 665, £159
No Shadow of a Doubt: The 1919 eclipse that confirmed Einstein’s theory of relativity
by Daniel Kennefick
Princeton University Press, 2019
IBSN 978-0-691-18386-2, Pp 344, £24
by William Sheehan & Thomas Hockey
Reaktion Books, 2018
IBSN ISBN 978-1-78023-908-8., Pp 192, £25