We’ve been updating our astronomy collection and thought you might want to do some stargazing yourself. These titles are housed at the Cedar Rapids campus, but can be requested to be sent out to any of the centers.

  • Call Number: 520 G325c Title: Capturing the Stars: Astrophotography Author: Robert Gendler
  • Call Number: 520 S129p Title: Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space Author: Carl Sagan
  • Call Number: 520 S732 Title: Space: From Earth to the Edge of the Universe Authors: Carole Stott, Robert Dinwiddle, David Hughes, and Giles Sparrow
  • Call Number: 520.2 D922n Title: Night Sky Author:  Storm Dunlop
  • Call Number: 520.2 G446a Title: Astronomy DeMystified Author: Stan Gibilisco
  • Call Number: 520.2 M823a Title: Astronomy (Teach Yourself) Author: Sir Patrick Moore
  • Call Number: 520.2 S796 Title: Stars and Planets Authors: Robert Dinwiddle, Will Gater, Giles Sparrow, and Carole Stott
  • Call Number: 520.2 V216s Title: Stargazing Secrets: A Guide to Skywatching Using Binoculars and Telescopes Author: Anton Vamplew
  • Call Number: 520.22 F499g Title: A Grand and Bold Thing: An Extraordinary New Map of the Universe Ushering in a New Era pf Discovery Author: Ann Finkbeiner
  • Call Number: 520.22 G325y Title: A Year in the Life of the Universe: A Seasonal Viewing Guide to the Cosmos Author: Robert Gendler
  • Call Number: 520.3 F523 Title: The Firefly Encyclopedia of Astronomy Editors: Paul Murdin and Margaret Penston
  • Call Number: 520.9 A919s Title: The Story of Astronomy: From Babylonian Stargazers to the Search for the Big Bang Author: Peter Aughton
  • Call Number: 522 W684t Title: 300 Astronomical Objects: A Visual Reference to the Universe Authors: Jamie Wilkins and Robert Bunn
  • Call Number: 522.2 Z81a Title: An Acre of Glass: A History and Forecast of the Telescope Author: J.B. Zirker
  • Call Number: 523.1 C776e Title: Everything You Need to Know About Everything You Need to Know About the Universe: From the Big Bang to the Big Crunch, in a Nutshell Author: Chris Cooper
  • Call Number: 523.1 F828a Title: About Time: Cosmology and Culture at the Twilight of the Big Bang Author: Adam Frank
  • Call Number: 523.1 H785d Title: Dark Cosmos: In Search of Our Universe’s Missing Mass and Energy Author: Dan Hooper
  • Call Number: 523.1 K91u Title: A Universe from Nothing: Why There is Something Rather than Nothing Author: Lawrence M. Krauss
  • Call Number: 523.1 L616b Title: The Big Bang Never Happened Author: Eric J. Lerner
  • Call Number: 523.1 M142b Title: The Universe: From Ancient Babylon to the Big Bang Author: J.P. McEvoy
  • Call Number: 523.2 C552s Title: Solar System: A Visual Exploration of the Planets, Moons, and Other Heavenly Bodies that Orbit Our Sun Author: Marcus Ghown
  • Call Number: 523.8 G258p Title: The Practical Astronomer Authors: Will Gater and Anton Vamplew
  • Call Number: 523.8 S311g Title: Gravity’s Engines: How Bubble-Blowing black Holes Rule Galaxies, Stars, and Life in the Cosmos Author: Caleb Scharf
  • Call Number 523.887 M169c Title: Clocks in the Sky: The Story of Pulsars Author: Geoff McNamara
  • Call Number: 530.1 K47h Title: Hyperspace: A Scientific Odyssey Through Parallel Universes, Time Warps, and the 10th Dimension Author: Michio Kaku
  • Call Number: 530.12 G799h Title: The Hidden Reality: Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos Author: Brian Greene