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Print books that are great for beginning amateur astronomers.

NightWatch: A Practical Guide to Viewing the Universe  

by Terence Dickinson , Adolf Schaller, et al.

Description: Considered to be one of the best astronomy books for beginners of all time, "NightWatch" has all you need to get started in amateur astronomy. It includes sky maps for northern and southern hemispheres, intros to using both binoculars and telescopes, etc.

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ISBN-10‏: ‎ 155407147X
ISBN-13: ‎ 978-1554071470

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Turn Left At Orion:
Hundreds of Night Sky Objects to See in a Home Telescope - and How to Find Them (5th Edition)

by Guy Consolmagno (Author), Dan M. Davis (Author)

Another excellent guidebook to the night sky with accurate depictions of how both planets and deep sky objects look through the eyepiece of a small telescope. Spiral bound and easy to use outside at night.

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ISBN-10: ‎ 1108457568

ISBN-13: ‎ 978-1108457569

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Cosmos  

by Carl Sagan

Description: A voyage through 14 billion years of cosmic evolution by the great American scientist and storyteller, Carl Sagan. One of the most influential books of all time.

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ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 9780345539434
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0345539434

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