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Stargazers’ Almanac 2017: A monthly guide to the stars and planets
by Bob Mizon
Floris Books, 2016
IBSN 978-1-78250- 312-5, Pp 32, £14.99 (large format pbk)
Kepler and the Universe: How one man revolutionized astronomy
by David K. Love
Prometheus Books, 2015
IBSN 978-1-63388-106-8, Pp 253, £16.58 (hbk)
Solar sketching: A comprehensive guide to drawing the Sun
by Erika Rix, Kim Hay, Sally Russell & Richard Handy
Springer, 2015
IBSN 978 1 4939 2900 9, Pp xix + 424, £24.99 (pbk)
Stargazers' Almanac 2016
by Bob Mizon
Floris Books, 2015
IBSN 978-178250-196-1, Pp 32, £14.99 (pbk)
Philip's complete guide to stargazing
by Robin Scagell
Philip's, 2015
IBSN 978 1 84907 343 1, Pp 320, £25 (pbk)
The cosmic microwave background
by Rhodri Evans
Springer, 2015
IBSN 978-3-319-09927-9, Pp x + 204, £31.99 (pbk)
Camille Flammarion's The Planet Mars
by Patrick Moore (tr.) & William Sheehan (ed.)
Springer, 2015
IBSN 978-3-319-09640-7, Pp xx + 528, £117 (hbk)
The secret life of space
by Heather Couper & Nigel Henbest
Aurum Press, 2015
IBSN 978-1-78131-393-0, Pp v + 298, £18.99 (hbk)
Return to the far side of Planet Moore!
by Martin Mobberley
Springer, 2015
IBSN 978-3-319-15779-5, Pp xiv + 419, £22.99 (pbk)
A photographic atlas of selected regions of the Milky Way
by Edward Emerson Barnard; edited by Gerald Orin Dobek
Cambridge University Press, 2014
IBSN 978-1-107-44287-0, Pp xiv + 358, £45 (pbk)
Galactic encounters: Our majestic and evolving star-system, from the big bang to time’s end
by William Sheehan & Christopher J. Conselice
Springer, 2014
IBSN 978-0-387-85346-8, Pp xiv + 385, £31.99 (hbk)
Nearest Star: The surprising science of our Sun
by Leon Golub & Jay M. Pasachoff
Cambridge University Press, (2nd edn.), 2014
IBSN 978-1-107-67264-2, Pp xvi + 297, £17.99 (pbk)