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The observer’s guide to planetary motion
by Dominic Ford
Springer, 2014
IBSN 978-1-4939-0628-4, Pp 240, £31.99 (pbk)
A journey through the Universe
by Ian Morison
Cambridge University Press, 2014
IBSN 978-1-107-07346-3, Pp xi + 356, £25 (hbk)
Total Addiction: The life of an eclipse chaser
by Kate Russo
Springer, 2012
IBSN 978-3642304804, Pp 193, £16.54 (pbk)
An amateur’s guide to observing and imaging the heavens
by Ian Morison
Cambridge University Press, 2014
IBSN 978-1-107-61960-9, Pp xiv + 321, £25 (pbk)
2015 Guide to the Night Sky
by Storm Dunlop & Wil Tirion
Collins, 2014
IBSN 978-0-00-759868-7, Pp 96, £6.99 (pbk)
Solar system maps: from antiquity to the space age
by Nick Kanas
Springer-Praxis, 2014
IBSN 978-1-4614-0895-6, Pp xxviii + 331, £40.99 (pbk); £31.99 (e-book)
The Stargazers’ Almanac 2015
by Bob Mizon
Floris Books, 2014
IBSN 978-1-78250-108-4, Pp Pp 32, £14.99 (pbk)
Introducing the planets and their moons
by Peter Cattermole
Dunedin, 2014
IBSN 978-1-78046-029-1, Pp x + 142, £9.99 (pbk)
William Parsons, 3rd Earl of Rosse: Astronomy and the castle in nineteenth-century Ireland
by Charles Mollan (Ed.)
Manchester University Press, 2014
IBSN 978-0-7190-9144-5, Pp xxii + 368, £70.00 (hbk)
The dark skies of the North Pennines: An amateur photographer’s delight
by Graham Relf
Burnsiderial, 2014
IBSN 978-0-9928357-0-5, Pp vi + 95, £13.50 (pbk)
Space has no frontier
by John Bromley-Davenport
Bene Factum Publishing, 2013
IBSN 978-1-903071-98-4, Pp viii + 312, £20.00 (hbk & e-book)
Statistics, data mining and machine learning in astronomy
by Zeljko Ivezic et al.
Princeton University Press, 2014
IBSN 978-0-691-15168-7, Pp x + 540, £65.00 (hbk)