Literature

Note: mostly casual and non-mathematical.

  • Books (specifically astronomical)
    • Coming of Age in the Mikly Way (Timothy Ferris)
    • The Sleepwalkers (Arthur Koestler)
    • The Extravagant Universe (Robert Kirshner)
    • The Red Limit (Timothy Ferris)
    • Watchers of the Skies (Willy Ley)
  • Books (generally scientific)
    • A Short History of Nearly Everything (Bill Bryson)
    • The Immense Journey (Loren Eiseley)
    • Arctic Dreams (Barry Lopez)
  • Authors
    • Dava Sobel
    • Timothy Ferris
    • Carl Sagan
  • Guides
    • The Sky Observer’s Guide (Golden Field Guide Series)
    • Stars (Golden Field Guide Series)
    • Night Sky (Golden Field Guide Series) note: a bit older
    • All About Telescopes (Sam Brown) note: somewhat dated
  • Other
    • The Night Sky 40°-50° Star Finder (Large or Small)

(consider also visting telescopes page or visiting resources linked from Astronomy Vermont)

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