Books by Philip S. Harrington

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Astronomy For All Ages

The Deep Sky: An Introduction


Star Ware, 4th edition

Star Watch

Touring the Universe Through Binoculars


The Deep Sky

An Introduction

If you've ever thought about exploring the depths of space with a small telescope or binoculars, but didn't know where to begin, this book is the perfect place to start!  To expand upon the material in The Deep Sky, the following chapter-by-chapter listing offers supplemental information, links, and recommended reading beyond the book itself.  Click on each chapter to learn more.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Galaxies and Clusters and Stars -- Oh My! 
Chapter 2. Number, Please
Chapter 3. Tools of the Astronomer
Chapter 4. Lost in Space
Chapter 5. For the Record
Chapter 6. An Extragalactic Spring Break
Chapter 7. Summer's Galactic Getaway
Chapter 8. Falling for Galaxies
Chapter 9. A Winter Deep-Sky Wonderland
A. The Constellations
B. The Greek Alphabet
C. Deep-Sky Database
D. Bibliography
E. Useful Addresses (links to Appendix C from Star Ware)
F. The Messier Catalogue
G. Sky Atlas