Books by Philip S. Harrington

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Astronomy For All Ages

The Deep Sky: An Introduction


The Illustrated Timeline of the Universe

The Space Shuttle

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 8  

Lunar Eclipses: 1998 - 2017

Topics covered Chapter updates Recommended reading


Topics covered

  • Details for every total, partial, and penumbral lunar eclipse to 2017.

Chapter 8 updates

  • First printing only: The lunar eclipse maps are oriented such that the horizontal reference line marks the ecliptic, rather than declination.

Recommended reading


  • Fifty Year Canon of Lunar Eclipses: 1986-2035; Espenak, F.; Sky Pub Corp.; ISBN: 0933346581.

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Next total lunar eclipse: 2003 May 16.  

Illustration from Eclipse!