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Astronomy is a natural science that studies celestial objects and phenomena. It uses mathematics, physics, and chemistry in order to explain their origin and evolution. Objects of interest include planets, moons, stars, nebulae, galaxies, and comets.


Set 1 – 15 Books (Last Update: 31 May 2022)
S.No. Book Name Author(s) Pages
1 An Introduction To Black Holes Information And The String Theory – The Holographic Universe Leonard Susskind and James Lindesay 199 Pages
2 Apollo – The Definitive Sourcebook Richard W Orloff and David M Harland 650 Pages
3 Apollo 12 – On the Ocean of Storms David M Harland 539 Pages
4 Astronomy – The Solar System and Beyond – Sixth Edition Michael A Seeds and Dana E Backman 507 Pages
5 Astronomy Through the Ages Robert Wilson 240 Pages
6 Astronomy With A Home Computer Neale Monks 208 Pages
7 Astrophysics of Planet Formation Philip J Armitage 296 Pages
8 Atlas of the Universe – Revised Edition Sir Patrick Moore 285 Pages
9 Cosmic Collisions_The Hubble Atlas of Merging Galaxies Lars Lindberg Christensen, Raquel Yumi Shida and Davide De Martin 142 Pages
10 Fundamentals of Solar Astronomy Arvind Bhatnagar and William Livingston 466 Pages
11 Introduction To Cosmology -Third Edition Matts Roos 287 Pages
12 Observing the Moon – The Modern Astronomers Guide Gerald North 396 Pages
13 The Sun and Space Weather Arnold Hanslmeier 257 Pages
14 Titan – Exploring an Earthlike World – Second Edition Athena Coustenis and Fredric W Taylor 412 Pages
15 Women in Space – Following Valentina David Shayler and Ian A Moule 426 Pages
Set 2 – 15 Books (Last Update: 16 June 2022)
S.No. Book Name Author(s) Pages
1 An Introduction to Star Formation Derek Ward-Thompson and Anthony P Whitworth 230 Pages
2 Comets and the Origin of Life Janaki wickramasinghe, Chandra wickramasinghe and Willam mapier 232 Pages
3 Dust In The Galactic Environment – 2nd Edition D C B Whittet 405 Pages
4 Gamma-Ray Bursts – The brightest Explosions in the Universe Gilbert Vedrenne and Jean Luc Atteia 613 Pages
5 Handbook of Space Astronomy and Astrophysics Third Edition – Martin V Zombeck 781 Pages
6 Landscapes of Mars – A Visual Tour Gregory L Vogt 140 Pages
7 Practical Statistics for Astronomers J V Wall and C R Jenkins 295 Pages
8 The Earth as a distant Planet – A Rosetta Stone for the Search of Earth-Like Worlds M Vazquez, E Palle and P Montanes Rodriguez 430 Pages
9 The Modern Moon – A Personal View Charles A Wood 117 Pages
10 The Origin and Evolution of the Solar System Michael M Woolfson 426 Pages
11 The Search for Life on Mars Malcolm Walter 193 Pages
12 The Shape of Space – Second Edition Jeffrey R Weeks 405 Pages
13 The Way of the Explorer, Dr Edgar Mitchell Dwight Williams 289 Pages
14 Vision and Voyages for planetary science in the Decade 2013-2022 399 Pages
15 Visual Astronomy Under Dark Skies – A New Approach to Observing Deep Space Antony Cooke 186 Pages
Set 3 – 15 Books (Last Update: 23 June 2022 )
S.No. Book Name Author(s) Pages
1 Chemical Evolution Across Space and Time – From The Big Bang to Prebiotic Chemistry Lori Zaikowski and Jon M Friedrich 463 Pages
2 Galaxies and How to Observe Them Wolfgang Steinicke and Richard Jakiel 256 Pages
3 Planetary Crusts – Their Composition Origin and Evolution Stuart Ross Taylor and Scott M McLennan 402 Pages
4 Planetary Nebulae Beyond The Milky Way L Stanghelini, J R Walsh and N G Douglas 373 Pages
5 Planetary Science – The Science of Planets Around Stars George H A Cole and Michael M Woolfson 507 Pages
6 Rocket Propulsion Elements – 7th Edition George P Sutton and Oscar Biblarz 765 Pages
7 Stages to Saturn – A Technological History of the Apollo Saturn Launch Vehicles Roger E Bilstein 540 Pages
8 Stars and Galaxies Seeds Backman 481 Pages
9 State of the Universe 2008 – Images Discoveries and Events Martin Ratcliffe 192 Pages
10 The 100 Best Astrophotography Targets Ruben kier 363 Pages
11 The Cambridge Double Star Atlas James Mullaney and Fras Wil Tirion 156 Pages
12 The Far Side of the Moon – A Photographic Guide Charles J Byrne 224 Pages
13 The First Men on the Moon – The Story of Apollo 11 David M Harland 421 Pages
14 The Formation of Stars Steven W Stahler and Francesco Palla 863 Pages
15 The Formation of the Solar System – Theories Old and New Michael Woolfson 341 Pages
Set 4 – 15 Books (Last Update: 24 June 2022 )
S.No. Book Name Author(s) Pages
1 A Brief History Of Time Stephen Hawking 103 Pages
2 Atlas of Astronomical Discoveries Springer Govert Schilling 244 Pages
3 Atlas of the Messier Objects – Highlights of the Deep Sky Ronald Stoyan, Stefan Binnewies, Susanne Friedrich and Klaus-Peter Schroeder 372 Pages
4 Galaxy Formation and Evolution Hyron Spinrad 202 Pages
5 Nebulae and How to Observe Them – Astronomers Observing Guides – 2007 Steven R Coe 163 Pages
6 Our Universe – The Thrill of Extragalactic Exploration S Alan Stern 174 Pages
7 Planetary Science – A Lunar Perspective Stuart Ross Taylor 508 Pages
8 Space Shuttle Columbia – Her Missions and Crews Ben Evans 501 Pages
9 Space Shuttle Columbia Disaster Rachel A Koestler-Grack 49 Pages
10 Spaceflight – The Complete Story From Sputnik to Shuttle and Beyond Giles Sparrow 321 Pages
11 The Formation of the Solar System – Theories Old and New Michael Woolfson 341 Pages
12 The New Cosmic Onion – Quarks and the Nature of the Universe Frank Close 234 Pages
13 The New Space Race China vs the USA Erik Seedhouse 268 Pages
14 The Observer Sky Atlas – With 50 Star Charts Covering the Entire Sky E Karkoschka 169 Pages
15 The Story of Manned Space Stations – An Introduction Philip Baker 183 Pages