ERIC Number: ED317416
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
A Basic Astronomy Library.
This bibliography lists the most useful and scientifically accurate astronomy books published in the 1980s for beginners and students. The books are categorized under the topics of: (1) astronomy in general; (2) solar system as a whole; (3) planets; (4) asteroids, comets, and meteorites; (5) the sun; (6) stars and their evolution; (7) mikly way galaxy; (8) galaxies and quasars; (9) origin and evolution of the universe; (10) invisible astronomy; (11) search for the life elsewhere; (12) telescopes and other instruments; (13) computers and astronomy; (14) history of astronomy; (15) manuals for sky observing; (16) astrophotography; (17) amateur astronomers; (18) reference books; (19) books for children; and (20) magazines. A brief summary of each book is provided. (YP)
Descriptors: Astronomy, Book Reviews, Reading Materials, Reference Materials, Science History, Science Interests, Science Materials, Scientific Concepts, Scientific Literacy, Space Sciences
Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 390 Ashton Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94112.
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Astronomical Society of the Pacific, San Francisco, CA.