Astronomy Courses & Education for first-timers.University Certificates
Single-module certificates for broader study and skills.Advanced Study
Routes to a full BSc(Hons) Degree in Astronomy.
For the full reading list, enter AA2053 in the dialogue box in UCLan's On-line Reading Lists. , including some available as electronic resources.
No single book covers all aspects of the module at the right level and there is no recommended textbook.
The following supplementary texts include introductions and more advanced material. You are not expected to purchase these books.
- Astronomy: Principles and Practice, Roy A.E. and Clarke D.C., 2003, The Institute of Physics , ISBN 0750309172 , £29.99.
- Astrophysical Techniques, 4th ed., Kitchin, C.R., 2003, The Institute of Physics . ISBN: 0750309466 (5th edition due out July 2008.)
- Telescopes and Techniques: An introduction to Practical Astronomy, 2nd edition Kitchin, C.R., 2003, Springer-Verlag UK, ISBN-10 1852337257, £23.99.
- Detection of Light from Ultraviolet to the Submillimeter, Rieke, (2003), Cambridge University Press. ISBN-13: 9780521017107 ; ISBN-10: 0521017106 (paperback), £33.00.