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May 04, 2004

MAS Library

 
Members are advised to call or write in advance to check on the availability of the desired books. A maximum of two (2) books may be borrowed at a time. Books can be picked up and/or returned during regular monthly MAS meeting. Books may be borrowed from the Library for a period of one month, with no renewal period.

Prospective borrowers must show proof of MAS membership.

At the present time, the MAS Library includes over 90 titles and covers a wide range of subjects from black holes to quasars, mathematics, physics, weather, and more. There are multiple copies of several titles, bringing the number of available books to over 100. All titles are shown on the list below.
 

TITLE AUTHORS PUBLISHER DATE
The Phenomenon Book of Calendars Sesti, Mann, Flanagan and Cowen Phenomenon Publications 1978
Bulletin - American Astronomical Society American Astronomical Society Amer. Institute of Physics Inc. 1983
ALCON '82 Astronomical League Astronomical League 1982
14th Annual Convention/Astronomical League Astronomical League Astronomical League 1960
Exploration of the Solar System Amer. Inst. of Aeronautics & Astronautics Amer. Inst. of Aeronautics & Astronautics 1973
Spinoff 1978, An Annual Report National Aeronautics & Space Administration National Aeronautics & Space Administration 1978
Chemistry, Space Resources for Teachers National Aeronautics & Space Administration National Aeronautics & Space Administration 1971
Proceedings of the 2nd Nationwide Amateur Astronomers Convention National Amateur Astronomers Association National Amateur Astronomers Association 1964
Proceedings of the National Convention of the Astronomical League & the Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers Astronomical League & the Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers Astronomical League/Assoc. of Lunar & Planetary Observers 1965
A.L.P.O. Interim Observing Manuals      
Proceedings of the 4th National Amateur Astronomers Convention National Amateur Astronomers Association National Amateur Astronomers Association 1977
What's Up? An Hourly Guide to Selected Astronomical Objects  (45 degree Edition) David H. Olson   1976
Burnham's Celestial Handbook (6 volumes)   Dover Publications 1966-1978
Out of the Darkness: The Planet Pluto Clyde Tombaugh/Patrick Moore A Mentor Book 1980
Astronomy & Cosmology A.P. Rowe Thames & Hudson Ltd. 1968
The Universe and Dr. Einstein Lincoln Barnett Bantam Books, Inc. 1957
Intermediate Algebra (Study Guide)(3rd Alternate Edition)   Wadsworth Publishing Company 1972
Basic Mathematics (Instructors' Annotated Edition)   Houghton Mifflin Company 1979
The Red Limit - The Search for the Edge of the Universe Timothy Ferris, introduction by Carl Sagan Bantam Books, Inc.  1977
Quasar, Quasar, Burning Bright Isaac Asimov Mercury Press 1977
Stars - A Guide to the Constellations, Sun, Moon, Planets and Other Features of the Heavens Herbert S. Zim / Robert H. Baker Western Publishing Company 1956
Beyond The Observatory Harlow Shapley Charles Scribner's Sons 1967
Intermediate Algebra, Second Alternate Edition   Wadsworth Publishing Company 1968
Source Book in Astronomy 1900-1950 Harlow Shapley, Editor Harvard University Place 1960
Publications of the World Meteorological Organization - Catalog 1951-1975     1975
Physics - Principles and Insights Ira M. Freeman McGraw-Hill Inc. 1968
Science 480 - Introduction to Applied Astronomy, Cadet Study Guide Air Force Academy    
The Cosmic Connection - An Extraterrestrial Perspective Carl Sagan Dell Publishing Company 1973
Applied Physics - Study Guide, 2nd Edition Paul E. Tippens McGraw-Hill Inc. 1978
Star Trek - Vol. 1, Number 9   Marvel Comics 1980
Scientific and Technical Aerospace Reports     1978
Astronomy Made Simple Meir H. Degani Doubleday & Company 1955
Amateur Astronomy - News for, by, and about Amateur Astronomers Around the World!     1994-1995
Understanding Physics: The Electron, Proton and Neutron Isaac Asimov Signet Science Library 1966
Mars - The First Authentic Guide to Another World Patrick Moore / Charles A. Cross Mitchell Beazley Ltd. 1973
New Handbook of the Heavens - A Popular Introduction to Astronomy Hubert J. Bernhard, Dorothy A. Bennett and Hugh S. Rice McGraw-Hill Inc. 1948
A Star Called the Sun George Gamow Viking Press Inc. 1964
The Sky Observer's Guide - A Handbook for Amateur Astronomers R. Newton Mayall, Margaret Mayall and Jerome Wyckoff Western Publishing Company 1971
Weather - Air Masses, Clouds, Rainfall, Storms, Weather Maps, Climate Paul E. Lehr, R. Will Burnett, Herbert S. Zim Western Publishing Company 1965
Mathematician's Delight W.W. Sawyer Pelican Books 1951
Introduction to Astronomy Dean B. McLaughlin Houghton Mifflin Company 1961
Applied Physics, 2nd Edition Paul E. Tippens McGraw-Hill Inc. 1978
Astronomy Made Simple - A Comprehensive Course for Self-Study and Review Meir H. Degani Doubleday & Company 1963
Amateur Telescope Making   Munn & Company 1935
Black Holes, Quasars & The Universe Harry L. Shipman Houghton Mifflin Company 1976
A Primer for Star-Gazers Henry M. Neely Harper & Row 1970
Foundations of Astronomy Michael A. Seeds Wadsworth Inc. 1986
The Sky - A User's Guide David H. Levy Cambridge University Press 1991
Spinoff 1992 National Aeronautics & Space Administration  National Aeronautics & Space Administration 1992
Pictorial Guide to the Moon Dinsmore Alter Thomas Y. Crowell Company 1967
Principles of Astronomy Stanley P. Wyatt Allyn and Bacon Inc. 1964
A History of Physics Clarles-Albert Reichen Hawthorn Books Inc. 1968
The Menzel Symposium on Solar Physics, Atomic Spectra and Gaseous Nebulae NBS Special Publication 353 U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Bureau of Standards 1971
Black Holes: The End of the Universe? John G. Taylor Random House 1973
Life Beyond Earth - The Intelligent Earthling's Guide to Life in the Universe Gerald Feinberg and Robert Shapiro William Morrow and Company 1980
The Skeptical Inquirer - The Zetetic (Biorhythm Breakdowns) Committee for the Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal   1978
Astronomy for the Amateur, Volume II Peoria Astronomical Society Rollin P. Van Zant 1978
A New Popular Star Atlas (Epoch 1950) R.M.G. Inglis Gall and Inglis 1958
Studies in Mathematics, Vol. IX - A Brief Course in Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers      
Astronomy - A History of Man's Investigation of the Universe Fred Hoyle Rathbone Books Ltd. 1962
Spaceships of the Mind Nigel Calder Viking Press, Inc. 1978
The Moon As Viewed by Lunar Orbiter National Aeronautics & Space Administration Office of Technology Utilization 1970
Universe - 2nd Edition William J. Kaufmann III W.H. Freeman and Company 1988
Atlas of Selected Areas, 2nd Edition, SA1-SA206 Harvard-Groningen   1975
Falkauer Atlas - Photographic Star Atlas (Epoch 1950.0) Hans Vehrenberg    
The Universe From Your Backyard - A Guide to Deep-Sky Objects from Astronomy Magazine David J. Eicher Kalmbach Publishing Co. 1988
Understanding Physics: Light, Magnetism and Electricity Isaac Asimov Signet Science Library 1966
What is Relativity? A Translation from Russian L.D. Landau and G.B. Rumer Fawcett Publications Inc. 1960, 1966
The ABC of Relativity, 3rd revised edition Bertrand Russell George Allen & Unwin Ltd. 1969
Worlds in the Sky William Sheehan Speculum Books 1981
The Amateur Astronomer's Glossary Patrick Moore W.W. Norton and Company 1967
The Creation of the Universe, revised edition George Gamow Bantam Books Inc. 1961
Gravity - Classic and Modern Views George Gamow Anchor Books, Doubleday & Company 1962
Observer's Handbook 1979 John R. Percy, Editor Royal Astronomy Society of Canada 1979
Apollo Soyuz Walter Froehlich National Aeronautics & Space Administration 1976
Music of the Spheres, Vol. I - The Macrocosm: Plants, Stars, Galaxies, Cosmology Guy Murchie Dover Publications Inc. 1967
The Riddle of Gravitation Peter G. Bergmann Charles Scribner's Sons 1968
Galactic Nebulae and Interstellar Matter Jean Dufay Dover Publications Inc. 1968
The Milky Way Bart J. Box and Priscilla F. Bok Harvard University Press 1974
The New Universe Essays Rand McNally & Company 1968
Dynamic Astronomy Robert T. Dixon Prentice-Hall Inc. 1971
Exploration of the Universe George Abell Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1969
Violent Universe - An Eyewitness Account of the New Astronomy Nigel Calder Viking Press Inc. 1969
Fundamental Astronomy - Solar System and Beyond Franklyn W. Cole John Wiley & Sons 1974
Modern Astronomy Ludwig Oster Holden-Day Inc. 1973
Stars and Planets James Muirden Thomas Y. Crowell Company 1964