Books by Philip S. Harrington

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Astronomy For All Ages

The Deep Sky: An Introduction


The Space Shuttle

Star Ware, 4th edition

Star Watch

Touring the Universe Through Binoculars


Star Ware

The Amateur Astronomer's Ultimate Guide to Choosing, Buying, and Using Telescopes and Accessories

There is just so much that can be crammed in between the two covers of a book before it becomes unwieldy.  To expand upon the material in the third edition of Star Ware, the following chapter-by-chapter listing offers supplemental information, links, and recommended reading beyond the book itself.  Click on the chapter to learn more.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Parlez Vous "Telescope?"
Chapter 2. In the Beginning
Chapter 3. So You Want to Buy a Telescope
Chapter 4. Two Eyes are Better than One
Chapter 5. Attention Shoppers
Chapter 6. The "Eyes" Have It
Chapter 7. The Right Stuff
Chapter 8. The Homemade Astronomer
Chapter 9. Till Death Do You Part
Chapter 10. A Few Tricks of the Trade
A. Specs at a Glance
B. Eyepiece Marketplace
C. The Astronomical Yellow Pages
D. An Astronomer's Survival Guide
E. Astronomical Resources
F. English/Metric Conversion
G. Star Ware Reader Survey