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The Journal of the British Astronomical Association: Book Reviews

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It Came From Outer Space Wearing an RAF Blazer!
by Martin Mobberley
Springer, 2013
IBSN 978-3-319-00608-6, Pp xxvi + 655, £22.95 (pbk)
Heart of Darkness: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Invisible Universe
by Jeremiah P. Ostriker & Simon Mitton
Princeton University Press, 2013
IBSN 978-0-691-13430-7, Pp xxi + 299, £19.95 (hbk)
Stargazing for Dummies
by Steve Owens
Wiley, 2013
IBSN 978-11184-1156-8, Pp 332, £12.99 (pbk)
Observing the Solar System - The modern astronomer’s guide
by Gerald North
Cambridge University Press, 2012
IBSN 978-0-521-89751-8, Pp xvi + 489, £30 (hbk)
Are we being watched? : The search for life in the cosmos
by Paul Murdin
Thames & Hudson, 2013
IBSN 978-0-500-516713, Pp 224, £16.95 (hbk)
The star atlas companion
by Philip M. Bagnall
Springer-Praxis, 2012
IBSN 978-1-4614-0829-1, Pp ix + 486, £40.99
Grating spectroscopes and how to use them
by Ken M. Harrison
Springer, 2012
IBSN 978-1-4614-1396-7, Pp xvii + 167, £31.99 (pbk)
Near-Earth Objects: Finding them before they find us
by Donald K. Yeomans
Princeton University Press, 2013
IBSN 978-0-691-14929-5, Pp xiv + 172, £16.95 (hbk)
How to observe the Sun safely
by Lee Macdonald
Springer, 2012
IBSN 978-1-4614-3824-3, Pp 214, £31.99
How to build a habitable planet
by Charles H. Langmuir & Wally Boeker
Princeton University Press, 2012
IBSN 978-0691-14006-3, Pp 718 + xvi, £27.95 (hbk)

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