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Astronomy: A Beginner's Guide to the Sky at Night
1 Astronomy: A Beginner's Guide to the Sky at Night
Sywell Igloo 2011 0857801236 / 9780857801234 Hard Cover Very Good 
Small scuff on the bottom edge of the front cover. Clean and sturdy. No markings. 
Price: 3.00 USD
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2 Byron Preiss, Editor The Planets
New York Bantam Books 1985 0553051091 / 9780553051094 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
The world's foremost space scientists and science fiction authors take you on the ultimate adventure... and beyond. 
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Meteorology Today: An Introduction To Weather, Climate, And The Evironment, C. Donald Ahrens
3 C. Donald Ahrens Meteorology Today: An Introduction To Weather, Climate, And The Evironment
New York West Publishing Company 0314207793 Hard Cover Good 
Has some Pencil Writing Inside. Light wear on cover. Sturdy. Designed for non-majors. This text conveys meteorological concepts in a visual and practical manner while at the same time providing students with comprehensive background in basic meteorology. The most current topics in weather are covered including the flood of 1993 Hurricane Iniki Hurricane Hugo ozone depletion the Greenhouse Effect the latest in forecasting technology and an entirely new chapter on air pollution (Ch. 17). A 4-color cloud chart is provided at the end of the text. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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1001 Questions Answered about the Weather, Frank H. Forrester
4 Frank H. Forrester 1001 Questions Answered about the Weather
New York Dover Publications 1981 0486242188 / 9780486242187 Trade Paperback Fine 
Sturdy. Some discoloration on the top edge of the pages. What causes the aurora? What are the trade winds? Over 1,000 questions with comprehensive answers cover all types of weather phenomena. Enlightening, entertaining and well-illustrated text for anyone curious about nature. 
Price: 2.00 USD
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A Concise Dictionary of Astronomy, Jacqueline Mitton
5 Jacqueline Mitton A Concise Dictionary of Astronomy
Oxford Oxford University Press 1991 0198539673 / 9780198539674 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
Astronomy is expanding almost as rapidly as the universe itself, and the proliferating scientific jargon can sometimes baffle even the most dedicated amateur. Now, in some 2,400 concise, up-to-date entries, this dictionary cuts a clear path through the maze of complex technical language, offering full, clear definitions drawn from all aspects of classical and modern astronomy. It has been compiled by Jacqueline Mitton, an officer of the Royal Astronomical Society, who has devoted much of her time in recent years to works which convey the excitement of astronomy to general readers. Here are the names of planets, moons, asteroids, stars, constellations, and galaxies. Mitton includes the types of stars (Red Giants, Blue Stragglers, Brown Dwarfs), the most common scientific terms used in modern astrophysics and cosmology (for instance, butterfly diagram) as well as relevant terms from physics and other fields. Entries on telescopes and other measuring devices, observatories, and space missions show how astronomers have explored the universe. The Dictionary also explains abbreviations and acronyms, and it examines a wide range of fascinating phenomena, from blazers and black holes to runaway stars and the Hawking effect. From Betelgeuse to the Big Bang, and from spiral galaxies to solar waves, A Concise Dictionary of Astronomy opens a window on the universe for amateur astronomers everywhere. 
Price: 5.45 USD
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6 James Muirden Astronomy with Binoculars: A Special Guide to Observing the Skies
New York, NY Arco Publishing 1983 0668058323 / 9780668058322 Trade Paperback Very Good 

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The Amateur Astronomer's Handbook, James Muirden
7 James Muirden The Amateur Astronomer's Handbook
New York Harper & Row 1983 0061816221 / 9780061816222 Hard Cover Very Good Good 
Clean and sturdy light fading on the edges of the cover. No markings. Photographs, drawings, and charts supplement an elementary guide to successful astronomical observation 
Price: 3.00 USD
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The Key to Your Weather Forecast: A Field Guide, John E. Klein
8 John E. Klein The Key to Your Weather Forecast: A Field Guide
Baltimore, MD Publish America 2005 1413765920 / 9781413765922 Paperback New 
Today, talk of the current weather forecast is one of the most common but least understood topics. This book will cut through all the confusion and allow anyone to make an accurate weather forecast. Whether used in a remote outdoor location or just around town, this field guide will enable you to quickly acquire an understanding of what causes the dramatic weather changes, which we all talk about, and make your own exciting predictions. This key has been designed to make weather forecasting fun and easy and distinguishes this book from every other on the subject. Without the need for prior instruction or aid, you can determine the weather by answering the simple questions in the key. The promise: this book will enable you to accurately forecast the weather for the next few days in about five minutes. 
Price: 17.99 USD
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9 Kenneth C. Davis Don't Know Much About the Universe: Everything You Need to Know About the Cosmos but Never Learned
New York, NY Harper Collins 2001 0965311279 / 9780965311274 Trade Paperback Very Good 
Davis's addition to the Harper Collins' "Don't Know Much About..." series answers the basic questions about the cosmos and space exploration, from Thales of Miletus to Stephen Hawking. 
Price: 3.00 USD
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10 Michael A. Seeds Foundations of Astronomy
Belmont, CA Thomson Brooks/Cole 2005 0534421202 / 9780534421205 Eighth Edition Hard Cover Very Good 
Includes CD Rom "Starry Night" Astronomy Software, Version 3.1. With this newly revised 8th edition of FOUNDATIONS OF ASTRONOMY, Mike Seeds' goal is to help students use astronomy to understand science and use science to understand what we are. Fascinating and engaging, this text illustrates the scientific method and guides students to these fundamental questions: "What are we?" and "How do we know?" In discussing the interplay between evidence and hypothesis, Seeds provides not just facts, but a conceptual framework for understanding the logic of science. The book vividly conveys his love of astronomy, and illustrates how students can comprehend their place in the universe by grasping a small set of physical laws. Crafting a story about astronomy, Mike shows students how to ask questions to gradually puzzle out the beautiful secrets of the physical world. Mathematics is incorporated into the text (and in separate sections for easy reference), but the book's arguments do not depend on mathematical reasoning, keeping even math-averse students engaged. The revision addresses new developments in astrophysics and cosmology, plus the latest discoveries, from Mars' buried water to proto-galaxies at the limits of the observable universe. This edition is now fully integrated with a FREE, brand-new student tutorial system. AceAstronomy is Web-based, assessment-driven, contains book-specific activities, and is completely flexible, creating a personalized learning plan based on quiz results to help each student focus on key concepts to be mastered. This superior system gives students fun, interactive learning opportunities and a greater chance for success. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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11 Ralph Hardy Weather
Lincolnwood, IL Teach Yourself Books 1996 0844237272 / 9780844237275 Trade Paperback Good 
If you have ever wondered what causes weather, how rain forms or why winds blow, then look no further. 
Price: 2.00 USD
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Space Explained: A Beginner's Guide to the Universe, Robin Scagell
12 Robin Scagell Space Explained: A Beginner's Guide to the Universe
New York Henry Holt 1996 0805048723 / 9780805048728 Hard Cover As New Very Good 
Exploring everything from the moon to distant galaxies, young astronomers explore interactive spreads that present facts about the universe, the planets in our galaxy, the stars, and much more. 
Price: 2.50 USD
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Astronomy Demystified (A Self-Teaching Guide), Stan Gibilisco
13 Stan Gibilisco Astronomy Demystified (A Self-Teaching Guide)
New York McGraw Hill 2003 0071384278 / 9780071384278 Paperback Very Good 
Clean and sturdy. Fundamentals, and general concepts involved in astronomy 
Price: 4.99 USD
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14 Zbigniew Sorbjan Hands-on Meteorology: Stories, Theories, and Simple Experiments
American Meteorological Society 1996 1878220209 / 9781878220202 Trade Paperback Very Good 

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15 Zbigniew Sorbjan Hands-On Meteorology: Stories, Theories, and Simple Experiments
American Meteorological Society 1996 1878220209 / 9781878220202 First Edition Trade Paperback Good 
Shows minor shelf wear. 
Price: 3.00 USD
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