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Astronomical League Book Service

Members of the Astronomical League may order any book on astronomy at a ten per cent discount through the Book Service. Just send us the following:

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Address your request to:

Marilyn Unruh
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Prescott, AZ 86301
(928) 778-2130

Reviews from The Reflector.

Here are a some book reviews from the Astronomical League's Reflector. If you find these books interesting, you may want to order some of these books through the Book Service. We also invite you to submit book reviews to the e-mail address below of any currently available book you have read. We will include them on this page.

You can also read short versions of these reviews on our Astronomy Book Review Thumbnails pages. From there you can link to the full text of the book review.

Review Lists: Review Thumbnails:


Instumentation Instumentation
Mythology Mythology
Observing Guides Observing Guides
Science of Astronomy Science of Astronomy
Space Flight Space Flight
Youth/Educational Youth/Educational


Under an English Heaven: The Life of George Alcock by Kay Williams.


Hubble: A New Window to the Universe by Daniel Fischer and Hilmar Duerbeck.

The Perfect Machine - Building The Palomar Telescope by Ronald Florence.



Soap Operas of the Sky by Jeannie Kuich.


Observing Guides

Astronomical Calendar 2000 by Guy Ottwell, Universal Workshop, Furman University.

Atlas of Compact Groups of Galaxies by Paul Hickson.

The Cambridge Deep-Sky Album by Jack Newton and Philip Teece.

Chasing the Shadow: An Observer's Guide to Solar Eclipses by Joel Harris and Richard Talcott.

Collected Works on Double Stars, Third Edition compiled by Paul R. Castle.

Deep Sky Companions: The Messier Objects by Steven James O'Meara.

Deep Sky Wonders by Walter Scott Houston, edited by Steven James O'Meara.

Everybody's Comet: A Layman's Guide to Comet Hale-Bopp by Alan Hale.

The Herald-Bobroff AstroAtlas by David Harold and Peter Beroff.

Millenium Star Atlas by Roger W. Sinnott and Michael A.C. Perryman.

Messier Objects: A Beginner's Guide by Kathy Machin and Sue Wheatley.

Night Navigator by Samuel Lee.

Observe Eclipses, Second Edition by Michael D. Reynolds and Richard A. Sweetsir.

OBSERVE The Herschel II Objects: A Guide to 400 Deep-Sky Objects by Carol Cole and Candace Pratt.

Observer's Guide to the Herschel 400 by S. J. Martens.

Observing for the Fun of It by Melanie Melton.

Sky Atlas 2000, 2nd Edition, Deluxe Version by Wil Tirion and Roger W. Sinnott.

Sky Phenomena - A Guide to Naked-eye Observation of the Stars by Norman Davidson.

Starlight Nights The Adventures of a Star-Gazer by Leslie Peltier.

Turn Left at Orion by Guy Consolmagno and Dan M. Davis.


Science of Astronomy

Binary Stars: A Pictorial Atlas by D. Terrell, J. D. Mukherjee and R.E. Wilson.

Dark Matter, Missing Planets & New Comets by Tom Van Flandern.

Jupiter Chronicle: The Crash of 1994 by Phillip W. Budine.

Looking for Earths: The Race to Find New Solar Systems by Alan Boss.

Meteors by Neil Bone.

The New Solar System, Fourth Edition edited by J. Kelley Beatty, Carolyn Collins Pertersen, and Andrew Chaikin.


Space Flight

Lost Moon: The Perilous Voyage of Apollo 13 by Jim Lovell and Jeffery Kluger.

The Millennial Project - Colonizing the Galaxy by Marshall T. Savage.



Astronomy Adventures: Ranger Rick's NatureScope Series

An Earthling's Guide to Deep Space by Carolyn Sumners and Kerry Handron.

One Small Square: The Night Sky by Donald M. Silver.


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