Books tagged: observatory

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A Vomit of Diamonds
Price: Free! Words: 19,580. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A Vomit of Diamonds follows Balzac Bouchard, a first year student at the Australian National University, whose violent curiosity and natural interest in astronomy motivate him to apply for astro camp; a one-week event awarded to ten select candidates.‚Äč
Shards of the Abyss
Price: Free! Words: 9,340. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Jesse Ownsman has survived boot camp and made it to his first assignment. No sooner does he arrive though and the planet's observatory discovers an intruder attempting to sneak up on them. With no hope of reinforcements before this stranger descends upon them, the very survival of Jesse and his compatriots rests solely on their shoulders.
Astronomy for Everyone
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 9,820. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Astronomy for Everyone explains the fundamentals of Astronomy in language that is easily understood by non-astronomers. Astronomy for Everyone explains basic concepts with the use of simple analogies and examples. Explore the Universe with the authors included astrophotography that has been featured in many magazines including National Geographic, Astronomy, and Sky and Telescope magazines.
Abduction at Griffith Observatory
Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 70,390. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Los Angeles. 1935. Writer James Murray is hard at work on a third novel, living with the girl he loves and enjoying a life he once could only dream about. But an innocent outing to Los Angeles’s new Griffith Observatory changes all that when a commotion during a presentation leads to a kidnapping. James feels compelled to find out the truth behind it.
Japara
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 35,160. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Robert Richards Chief astronomer at Mount Stromlo observatory, Canberra is suffering a life crisis when he meets Rebecca Jones an Optical lens engineer. Robert has had a very turbulent past and has difficulties getting his life on line.
The Turbulent Birth of the Lick Observatory
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
With drama equal to any fiction, this article explores the story of how a major research institution came into being at the top of a mountain at the end of the 19th Century.