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This portal lists books and texts on the subject of astronomy and its related fields.


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General astronomyEdit

Solar astronomyEdit

Also see Category:Solar astronomy
Title Author Year Journal Progress
Observations on the Eclipse of the Sun at Chatham, April 1, 1764 Mungo Murray & John Bevis 1764 Philosophical Transactions, vol. 54 To be validated
The Recent Eclipse of the Sun Proctor, Richard Anthony 1872 Popular Science Monthly Done
The Spots on the Sun Youmans, Edward Livingston 1872 Popular Science Monthly Done
The Chromosphere and Solar Prominences Young, Charles Augustus 1874 Popular Science Monthly Done
The Photosphere and Sun-Spots Langley, Samuel Pierpont 1874 Popular Science Monthly Done
The Sun's Work 1875 Popular Science Monthly Done
The Meteorology of the Sun and Earth Stewart, Balfour 1875 Popular Science Monthly Done
Distance and Dimensions of the Sun Young, Charles Augustus 1877 Popular Science Monthly Done
The Sun's Long Streamers 1879 Popular Science Monthly Done
The Recent Progress of Solar Physics Langley, Samuel Pierpont 1879 Popular Science Monthly Done
The Sun's Heat Young, Charles Augustus 1880 Popular Science Monthly Done
Recent Magnetic Storms and Sun-Spots Serviss, Garrett Putnam 1883 Popular Science Monthly To be validated
A Belt of Sun-Spots Serviss, Garrett Putnam 1883 Popular Science Monthly Done
Sunlight and the Earth's Atmosphere Langley, Samuel Pierpont 1885 Popular Science Monthly To be validated
On the Solar Corona Huggins, William 1885 Popular Science Monthly To be validated
Recent Advances in Solar Astronomy Young, Charles Augustus 1886 Popular Science Monthly Done
The Sun's Heat Thomson, William 1887 Popular Science Monthly Done
The Discovery of the Sun Spots Lancaster, Albert 1897 Popular Science Monthly Done
The Coming Total Eclipse of the Sun Bigelow, Frank H. 1900 Popular Science Monthly To be proofread
The Sun's Destination Jacoby, Harold 1900 Popular Science Monthly To be proofread
A Preliminary Account of the Solar Eclipse of May 28, 1900, as Observed by the Smithsonian Expedition Langley, Samuel Pierpont 1900 Popular Science Monthly To be proofread
Recent Total Eclipses of the Sun Bailey, Solon Irving 1902 Popular Science Monthly To be proofread
The Total Solar Eclipse of August 30 1905 Campbell, William Wallace 1904 Popular Science Monthly To be proofread
Sunspots and Weather Brown, Ernest William 1905 Popular Science Monthly To be proofread
An Eclipse Observer's Experiences in Sumatra Perrine, Charles Dillon 1905 Popular Science Monthly To be proofread
An Eclipse Expedition to Spain Mitchell, Samuel Alfred 1906 Popular Science Monthly Done
Coincident Activities of the Earth and the Sun Huntington, Ellsworth 1908 Popular Science Monthly To be proofread
The Circulations of the Atmospheres of the Earth and of the Sun Bigelow, Frank H. 1910 Popular Science Monthly To be proofread

Planetary astronomyEdit

Also see Category:Planetary astronomy
Title Author Year Journal Progress
On the Direction and Velocity of the Motion of the Sun, and Solar System. William Herschel 1805 Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society To be validated
The Solar System Lowell, Percival 1903 Done

MercuryEdit

VenusEdit

Title Author Year Journal Progress
A Supplement to Mons. Pingré’s Memoir on the Parallax of the Sun Alexandre Guy Pingré 1764 Philosophical Transactions, vol. 54 To be validated
An Account of the Transit of Venus Christian Mayer 1764 Philosophical Transactions, vol. 54 To be validated
Extract of a Letter from Mr. John Winthrop, Professor of Mathematicks in Cambridge, New England, to James Short, A. M. F. R. S. John Winthrop 1764 Philosophical Transactions, vol. 54 To be validated
Observation of the Transit of Venus, June 6, 1761, at St. John’s, Newfoundland John Winthrop 1764 Philosophical Transactions, vol. 54 To be validated
The Transit of Venus Butterworth, Hezekiah 1872 Popular Science Monthly Done
Venus on the Sun's Face Proctor, Richard Anthony 1873 Popular Science Monthly Done
Preparations for the Coming Transit of Venus 1873 Popular Science Monthly Done
The Transit of Venus Langley, Samuel Pierpont 1874 Popular Science Monthly Done
Tolstoi's Astronomy Bowen, Eliza A. 1887 Popular Science Monthly Done
The Planet Venus Lowell, Percival 1909 Popular Science Monthly To be proofread

MoonEdit

Also see Category:Moon
Title Author Year Journal Progress
The Moon 1873 Popular Science Monthly Done
Lunar Temperatures 1873 Popular Science Monthly Done
The Moon's Influence on the Weather Prestel, M. A. F. 1876 Popular Science Monthly Done
Is the Moon a Dead Planet? 1877 Popular Science Monthly Done
The Tides I Schneider, Elias 1877 Popular Science Monthly Done
The Tides II Schneider, Elias 1877 Popular Science Monthly Done
Lunar Lore and Portraiture Fryatt, F. E. 1881 Popular Science Monthly To be validated
The Formation of Lunar Craters 1883 Popular Science Monthly Done
The Moon and the Weather John Westwood Oliver 1888 Popular Science Monthly To be proofread

MarsEdit

Also see Category:Mars
Title Author Year Journal Progress
Mars, by the Latest Observations Camille Flammarion 1873 Popular Science Monthly Done
Mars and its Satellites Daniel Kirkwood 1877 Popular Science Monthly Done
Mars and his Moons John Le Conte 1879 Popular Science Monthly Done
Surface Characters of the Planet Mars 1883 Popular Science Monthly Done
The Strange Markings on Mars Garrett Putnam Serviss 1889 Popular Science Monthly To be validated
Mars Percival Lowell 1896 Done
In a World Half as Large Joseph Rémi Léopold Delboeuf 1898 Popular Science Monthly Done
Is Mars habitable? Alfred Russel Wallace 1907 Done
Mars 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica
Martians Build Two Immense Canals in Two Years Mary Proctor 1911 The New York Times
NASA's Phoenix to Seek Organics in Mars' Ice to Unravel Red Planet's Mysteries Guy Webster 2007

Mars Exploration RoverEdit

JupiterEdit

Title Author Year Journal
A Giant Planet Proctor, Richard Anthony 1872 Popular Science Monthly
News from Jupiter Proctor, Richard Anthony 1874 Popular Science Monthly
What Is Jupiter Doing? Slack, Henry J. 1880 Popular Science Monthly
*Shooting at Jupiter Popular Science Monthly 1916 Popular Science Monthly

SaturnEdit

Title Author Year Journal
Observations on, the singular Figure of the Planet Saturn. William Herschel 1805 Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
The Ringed Planet 1873 Popular Science Monthly
Planetary Rings and New Stars Vaughan, Daniel 1879 Popular Science Monthly

UranusEdit

NeptuneEdit

CometsEdit

Title Author Year Journal
About Comets Skinner, Aaron Nichols 1881 Popular Science Monthly
The Great Comet of 1882 Young, Charles Augustus 1883 Popular Science Monthly
The Comet of 1812 and 1883 Kirkwood, Daniel 1884 Popular Science Monthly

MeteoroidsEdit

Also see Portal:Meteoroids
Title Author Year Journal
Astro-Meteorology Kirkwood, Daniel 1872 Popular Science Monthly
The August and November Meteors Schellen, Heinrich 1872 Popular Science Monthly
On Meteoric Stones Maskelyne, Nevil Story 1872 Popular Science Monthly
The Great Iowa Meteor Hinrichs, Gustavus Detlef 1875 Popular Science Monthly
The Story of the November Meteors Stoney, George Johnstone 1879 Popular Science Monthly
The August Meteors Denning, William Frederick 1880 Popular Science Monthly
The Meteors of November 13th-15th Kirkwood, Daniel 1881 Popular Science Monthly
The Discovery of Organic Remains in Meteoric Stones Birgham, Francis 1881 Popular Science Monthly

Stellar astronomyEdit

Galactic astronomyEdit

Extragalactic astronomyEdit

Title Author Year Journal
Andromeda 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica

CosmologyEdit

PeriodicalsEdit

NavigationEdit

OrbitsEdit

Biographies of astronomersEdit

ResearchEdit

PoetryEdit

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit