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 What, Where, When, Why, and How Guide to Watching Solar & Lunar Eclipses



Chapter 3  

Sun Worshipping

Topics covered Chapter updates Recommended reading

Topics covered

  • Partial Solar Eclipses

  • Total Solar Eclipses

  • Annular Solar Eclipses

  • The "C" Word

  • Eclipse Addiction

Chapter 3 updates

  • Page 53 (first printing only).  Change the reference to the next annular-total eclipses from 2004 October 14 and 2013 May 10 to 2005 April 8 and 2013 November 3.

Recommended reading


  • Glorious Eclipses; Brunier, S. and Luminet, J.; Cambridge Univ Pr (Trd), 2001; ISBN: 0521791480.

  • Totality; Littmann, M, Wilcox, K., and Espenak, F.; Oxford University Press, 1999; ISBN: 0195131797.

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