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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)
Atlas of Meteorites
by Monica Grady, Giovanni Pratesi & Vanni Moggi Cecchi
Cambridge University Press, 2014
IBSN 978-0-521-84035-4, Pp x + 373, £95 (hbk)
Interstellarum Deep Sky Atlas (Desk edition)
by Ronald Stoyan & Stephan Schurig
Cambridge University Press / Oculum, 2015
IBSN 978-1-107503-380, Pp 264, £47.80 (spiral-bound)
Atlas of Great Comets
by Ronald Stoyan (tr. Storm Dunlop)
Cambridge University Press, 2015
IBSN 978-1-107-09349-2, Pp 224, £35 (hbk)
Nature’s third cycle − a story of sunspots
by Arnab Rai Choudhuri
Oxford University Press, 2014
IBSN 978-0-19-967475, Pp xii + 281, £25 (hbk)