Books - Planets

Book Lists - TOC Books - The Solar System Books - Mercury and Venus Books - Earth and Its Moon Books - Mars Books - Asteroids and Comets Books - Jupiter Books - Saturn Books - Uranus and Neptune Books - Pluto Books - Exo-Planets ------------------------------------- -------------------------------------
Up Books - The Solar System
Jamey L. Jenkins The Sun and How to Observe It 2008 - Springer - 232 p none Chris Kitchin Solar Observing Techniques 2001 - Springer - 218 p none Rainer Beck, Heinz Hilbrecht, Klaus Reinsch, and Peter Völker Solar Astronomy Handbook 1995 - Willmann-Bell - 546 p none Peter O. Taylor Observing the Sun 1992 - Cambridge University Press - 173 p none Philip Pugh Observing the Sun with Coronado Telescopes 2007 - Springer - 326 p none Lee Macdonald How to Observe the Sun Safely 2002 - Springer - 175 p none Martin Mobberley Total Solar Eclipses and How to Observe Them 2007 - Springer - 201 p 1 Mark Littmann Totality: Eclipses of the Sun 2008 - Oxford University Press - 3rd ed. - 374 p none Mark Littmann Totality: Eclipses of the Sun 1999 - Oxford University Press - 2nd ed. - 268 p 4 Michael Maunder and Patrick Moore The Sun in Eclipse 1997 - Springer - 212 p none Fred Price and John Westfall The Planet Observer's Handbook 2000 - Cambridge University Press - 2nd ed. - 429 p 2 Gunter D. Roth and A.L. Helm Handbook for Planet Observers 1970 - none Gunter Dietmar Roth Stars and Planets: A Viewer's Guide 1998 - Sterling Pub. - 176 p 1 Michael E. Bakich The Cambridge Planetary Handbook 2000 - Cambridge University Press - 346 p none J. Kelly Beatty, Carolyn Collins Petersen, Andrew Chaikin, and Andrew L. Chaikin (eds) The New Solar System 1998 - Cambridge University Press - 4th ed. - 430 p 4 J. Kelly Beatty, Carolyn Collins Petersen, Andrew Chaikin, and Andrew L. Chaikin (eds) The New Solar System 1990 - Cambridge University Press - 3rd ed. - 326 p 1 Paul W. Hodge Higher Than Everest: An Adventurer's Guide to the Solar System 2001 - Cambridge University Press - 247 p 1 Richard Corfield Lives of the Planets: A Natural History of the Solar System 2007 - Basic Books - 268 p 7 Mark Littmann Planets Beyond: Discovering the Outer Solar System 2004 - Dover Publications - 344 p none Tom Jones and Ellen Stofan Planetology: Unlocking the Secrets of the Solar System 2008 - National Geographic - 224 p 3 William K. Hartmann Moons and Planets 2004 - Brooks Cole; 5th ed. - 456 p none Moons and Rings 1991 - Time-Life Books - 144 p 4 Imke de Pater and Jack J. Lissauer Planetary Sciences 2001 - Cambridge University Press - 544 p none Stephen Eales Planets and Planetary Systems 2009 - Wiley-Blackwell - 196 p none Thomas A. Dobbins, Donald C. Parker, and Charles F. Capen Introduction to Observing and Photographing the Solar System 1992 - Willmann-Bell - none John S. Lewis Physics and Chemistry of the Solar System 1997 - Academic Press - rev ed - 608 p none Kenneth R. Lang The Cambridge Guide to the Solar System 2003 - Cambridge University Press - 452 p 2 Katharina Lodders and Bruce Fegley The Planetary Scientist's Companion 1998 - Oxford University Press - 400 p none Giles Sparrow The Planets: A Journey Through the Solar System 2007 - Quercus - 224 p 1 David Morrison Exploring Planetary Worlds 1993 - Scientific American Library - 238 p 1 David Morrison The Planetary System 1988 - Addison-Wesley - 519 p 1 Paul Weissman and Lucy-Ann McFadden (eds.) Encyclopedia of the Solar System 1998 - Academic Press - 992 pages none Understanding the New Solar System: From the Editors of Scientific American 2002 - Warner Books - 159 p 1 John R. Gribbin Empire of the Sun: Planets and Moons of the Solar System 1998 - New York University Press - 136 p 1 M. A. Barucci, H. Boehnhardt, D. P. Cruikshank, and A. Morbidelli (eds) The Solar System Beyond Neptune 2008 - University of Arizona Press - 632 p none Ellis D. Miner, Randii R. Wessen, and Jeffrey N. Cuzzi Planetary Ring Systems 2006 - Praxis - 234 p none Dava Sobel The Planets 2005 - Viking - 270 p 20 William Sheehan Worlds in the Sky: Planetary Discovery from Earliest Times through Voyager and Magellan 1992 - University of Arizona Press - none ------------------------------------- -------------------------------------
Up Books - Mercury and Venus
Peter Grego Venus and Mercury, and How to Observe Them 2008 - Springer - 266 p 1 - from MAS 2009 Linda T. Elkins-Tanton The Sun, Mercury, and Venus 2006 - Chelsea House - 216 p 1 David Harry Grinspoon Venus Revealed: A New Look Below the Clouds of Our Mysterious Twin Planet 1997 - Addison-Wesley Pub. - 355 p 9 Mikhail Ya. Marov and David Harry Grinspoon The Planet Venus 1998 - Yale University Press - none Garry E. Hunt The Planet Venus 1983 - Faber and Faber - 207 p 1 Patrick Moore Venus 2002 - Cassell - 191 p 2 Ray Spangenburg A Look at Venus 2001 - Franklin Watts - 112 p 3 Eric Burgess Venus, an Errant Twin 1985 - Columbia University Press - 160 p 4 Books on the Transits of Venus ------------------------------------- -------------------------------------
Up Books - Earth and Its Moon
Consolidated Lunar Atlas Virtual Atlas of the Moon Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers (ALPO) Apollo Image Atlas Lunar Orbiter Photographic Atlas Inconstant Moon Antonin Rukl Atlas of the Moon 2007 - Sky Publishing - 224 p none Antonin Rukl Atlas of the Moon 1992 - Kalmbach Books - 224 p 2 Antonin Rukl Sky and Telescope's Field Map of the Moon none Antonin Rukl Sky and Telescope's Mirror-Image Field Map of the Moon none Thierry Legault and Serge Brunier New Atlas of the Moon 2006 - Firefly Books - large format - 128 p 3 Gerald Kuiper et al. Consolidated Lunar Atlas 1967 - University of Arizona Press - none Gerald Kuiper et al. Photographic Atlas of the Moon 1960 - University of Chicago Press - none David E. Bowker Lunar Orbiter Photographic Atlas of the Moon 1971 - National Aeronautics and Space Administration - 675 plates 1 Dinsmore Alter Pictorial Guide to the Moon 1973 - Crowell - 216 p 4 Patrick Moore A Survey of the Moon 1963 - W. W. Norton - 332 p 1 Peter Grego The Moon and How to Observe It 2005 - Springer - 274 p none Gerald North Observing the Moon: The Modern Astronomer's Guide 2007 - Cambridge University Press - 2nd ed. - 408 p 2 Gerald North Observing the Moon: The Modern Astronomer's Guide 2000 - Cambridge University Press - 381 p book and electronic version -->4 Jean Lacroux and Christian Legrand Discover the Moon 2004 - Cambridge University Press - none Ewan A. Whitaker Mapping and Naming the Moon 1999 - Cambridge University Press - none E. Cherrington Exploring the Moon through Binoculars and Small Telescopes 1984 - Dover 1 Charles A. Wood The Modern Moon: A Personal View 2004 - Sky Publishing - 232 p none Dana Mackenzie The Big Splat: Or, How Our Moon Came to Be 2003 - John Wiley and Sons - 232 p 8 Neil F. Comins What If the Earth Had Two Moons?: And Nine Other Thought-Provoking Speculations on the Solar System 2010 - St. Martin's Press - 288 p 5 Neil F. Comins Heavenly Errors: Misconceptions about the Real Nature of the Universe 2001 - Columbia University Press - 244 p 1 Neil F. Comins What If the Moon Didn't Exist?: Voyages to Earths That Might Have Been 1993 - HarperCollins - 315 p 4 ------------------------------------- -------------------------------------
Up Books - Mars
Neil Bone Mars Observer's Guide 2003 - Firefly Books - 160 p 5 Ken Croswell Magnificent Mars 2003 - Free Press - 208 p 2 William Sheehan Mars: The Lure of the Red Planet 2001 - Prometheus Books - 406 p 5 William Sheehan The Planet Mars: A History of Observation and Discovery 1996 - University of Arizona Press - 270 p 2 Paul Raeburn Mars: Uncovering the Secrets of the Red Planet 1998 - National Geographic Society - 231 p 16 Patrick Moore Patrick Moore on Mars 1998 - Cassell; Sterling Publishing Co. - 222 p 2 Joseph Boyce Smithsonian Book of Mars 2002 - Smithsonian Institution Press - 321 p 3 William K. Hartmann A Traveler's Guide to Mars: The Mysterious Landscapes of the Red Planet 2003 - Workman Pub. - 468 p 7 Michael Hanlon The Real Mars 2004 - Carroll and Graf - 250 p 1 Peter John Cattermole Mars: The Story of the Red Planet 1992 - Chapman and Hall - 224 p 2 Clark R. Chapman The Inner Planets: New Light on the Rocky Worlds of Mercury, Venus, Earth, the Moon, Mars, and the Asteroids 1977 - Scribner - 170 p 1 Isaac Asimov Mars, the Red Planet 1977 - Lothrop, Lee and Shepard Co. - 222 p 3 William K. Hartmann The New Mars: The Discoveries of Mariner 9 1974 - National Aeronautics and Space Administration - 179 p 1 ------------------------------------- -------------------------------------
Up Books - Asteroids and Comets
Tom Gehrels and Mildred Shapley Matthews Asteroids 1979 - University of Arizona Press - 1181 p 1 Curtis Peebles Asteroids: A History 2001 - Smithsonian - 280 p none Nick James and Gerald North Observing Comets 2002 - Springer - 215 p none Stephen J. Edberg and David H. Levy Observing Comets, Asteroids, Meteors, and the Zodiacal Light 2008 - Cambridge University Press - 260 p none Neil Bone Observing Meteors, Comets, Supernovae and Other Transient Phenomena 1998 - Springer - 198 p none John S. Lewis Rain of Iron and Ice: The Very Real Threat of Comet and Asteroid Bombardment 1996 - Addison-Wesley - 236 p 1 Donald K. Yeomans Comets: A Chronological History of Observation, Science, Myth, and Folklore 1991 - Wiley - 485 p 3 A. Dean Larsen Comets and the Rise of Modern Science 1986 - Friends of the Brigham Young University Library - none John R. Spencer and Jacqueline Mitton (eds.) The Great Comet Crash: The Impact of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 on Jupiter 1995 - Cambridge University Press - 118 p 2 ------------------------------------- -------------------------------------
Up Books - Jupiter
John W. McAnally Jupiter and How to Observe It 2008 - Springer - 218 p none Thomas A Hockey Galileo's Planet: Observing Jupiter Before Photography 1998 - Taylor and Francis - 236 p none John H. Rogers The Giant Planet Jupiter 1995 - Cambridge University Press - 428 p none Garry E. Hunt Jupiter 1981 - Rand McNally; Royal Astronomical Society - 96 p 5 Bertrand Peek The Planet Jupiter: The Observer's Handbook 1981 - Faber and Faber - none Carol Pohl, ed. Jupiter 1973 - Ballantine Books - 265 p 1 Ben Bova Jupiter 2001 - Tor - 368 p 14 Jupiter and Saturn Linda T. Elkins-Tanton 2006 - Chelsea House - 220 p 1 ------------------------------------- -------------------------------------
Up Books - Saturn
Julius Benton Saturn and How to Observe It 2005 - Springer - 184 p 1 - from MAS 2009 Isaac Asimov Saturn and Beyond 1979 - Lothrop, Lee and Shepard - 222 p 1 Laura Lovett, Joan Horvath, and Jeff Cuzzi Saturn: A New View 2006 - Harry N. Abrams, Inc. - 192 p 2 Tom Gehrels and Mildred Shapley Matthews (eds.) Saturn 1988 - University of Arizona Press - 968 p none A. F. O'D. Alexander The Planet Saturn 1962 - Dover - none Nicole Mortillaro Saturn 2010 - Firefly Books - 95 p 5 David M. Harland Cassini at Saturn: Huygens Results 2007 - Praxis - 400 p none Robert Brown, Jean Pierre Lebreton, and Hunter Waite (eds.) Titan from Cassini-Huygens 2009 - Springer - 600 p none David Morrison Voyages to Saturn 1982 - National Aeronautics and Space Administration - 227 p 1 Ralph Lorenz and Jacqueline Mitton Titan Unveiled: Saturn's Mysterious Moon Explored 2008 - Princeton University Press - 296 p 2 Ralph Lorenz and Jacqueline Mitton Titan Unveiled: Saturn's Mysterious Moon Explored 2008 - Princeton University Press - 243 p 2 ------------------------------------- -------------------------------------
Up Books - Uranus and Neptune
Richard W. Schmude Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto and How to Observe Them 2008 - Springer - 232 p none Salvatore Tocci A Look at Uranus 2003 - Franklin Watts - 109 p 1 Garry E. Hunt Atlas of Uranus 1988 - Cambridge University Press - 96 p 1 Ron Miller Uranus and Neptune 2003 - Twenty-First Century Books - 80 p 3 Eric Burgess Uranus and Neptune: The Distant Giants 1988 - Columbia University Press - 188 p 1 John Tabak A Look at Neptune 2003 - Franklin Watts - 107 p 1 ------------------------------------- -------------------------------------
Up Books - Pluto
Salvatore Tocci A Look at Pluto 2003 - Franklin Watts - 107 p 1 David A. Weintraub Is Pluto a Planet?: A Historical Journey Through the Solar System 2007 - Princeton University Press - 254 p 11 Neil deGrasse Tyson The Pluto Files: The Rise and Fall of America's Favorite Planet 2009 - W.W. Norton and Co. - 194 p 8 Clyde William Tombaugh Out of the Darkness, the Planet Pluto 1980 - Stackpole Books - 221 p 1 David H. Levy Clyde Tombaugh: Discoverer of Planet Pluto 1991 - University of Arizona Press - none Alan Stern Pluto and Charon: Ice Worlds on the Ragged Edge of the Solar System 1998 - J. Wiley - 216 p 1 ------------------------------------- -------------------------------------
Up Books - Exo-Planets
Ken Croswell Planet Quest: The Epic Discovery of Alien Solar Systems 1997 - Free Press - 324 p 2 Fabienne Casoli and Thérèse Encrenaz The New Worlds: Extrasolar Planets 2007 - Springer - 188 p none Bruce Dorminey Distant Wanderers: The Search for Planets Beyond the Solar System 2001 - Springer - 360 p 2 -------------------------------------