The Astronomical Unit


Armchair Astronomy

Hubble's Universe

Goodwin, Simon: Hubble's Universe

More beautiful pictures from the HST, including an account of its purpose and history.

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The Infinite Universe

Malin, David: The Infinite Universe

A stunning book. Malin's photography is, as you would expect, excellent. The accompanying text perfectly complements it. Quite possibly the most beautiful astronomy book ever produced — if you're going to have one "coffee table" book, get this one!

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Fireside Astronomy

Moore, Patrick: Fireside Astronomy

From mythology to HST discoveries to advice on greeting an alien.

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