WorldCat Identities

Jones, Brian 1953-

Overview
Works: 36 works in 126 publications in 5 languages and 3,158 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Juvenile works  Literature  Popular works  Pop-up books  Toy and movable books  Periodicals  History  Yearbooks  Observations 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: QB46, 520
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Brian Jones
The practical astronomer by Brian Jones( Book )

13 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introductory book about the world of astronomy. Shows what to look for throughout the whole yearly cycle of the sky and how to go about looking for it. Explains the practical keys to successful observation--whether observing with the naked eye, binoculars, or a telescope
Space exploration by Brian Jones( Book )

15 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines outer space and the stars, planets, systems, and other phenomena to be observed there
An Introduction to practical astronomy by Brian Jones( Book )

13 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book takes the reader on a guided tour of our solar system and beyond to the major constellations that can be identified and viewed with the naked eye, binoculars, and small telescopes. 128 pages
Yearbook of astronomy 2020 by Brian Jones( )

3 editions published in 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Maintaining its appealing style and presentation, Yearbook of Astronomy 2020 contains comprehensive jargon-free monthly sky notes and an authoritative set of sky charts to enable backyard astronomers and sky-gazers everywhere to plan their viewing of the year's eclipses, comets, meteor showers and minor planets as well as detailing the phases of the moon and visibility and locations of the planets throughout the year. To supplement all this is a variety of entertaining and informative articles, a feature for which the Yearbook of Astronomy is known. Among the wide-ranging articles for the 2020 edition are 200 Years of the Royal Astronomical Society, The Naming of Stars, Astronomical Sketching, Dark Matter and Galaxies, Eclipsing Binaries, The First Known Black Hole, and A Perspective on the Aboriginal View of the World."
Exploring the planets by Brian Jones( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book tells of recent discoveries concerning the planets, and also assesses what we now know about our Solar System in the light of those discoveries
The beginner's guide to astronomy by Brian Jones( Book )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and Dutch and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handboek met alles over het heelal, hemellichamen zoals sterrren, planeten, melkwegstelstels, kometen, maar ook het zelf observeren, herkennen en gegevens vastleggen. Met sterrenkaarten, verklarende woordenlijst, kleurenillustraties en kleurenfoto's
Yearbook of astronomy 2019 by Brian Jones( )

3 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An inspiration to amateur and professional astronomers alike, the Yearbook of Astronomy warrants a place on the bookshelf of all sky watchers and stargazers. Maintaining its appealing style and presentation, the Yearbook of Astronomy 2019 contains an authoritative set of sky charts and comprehensive jargon-free monthly sky notes to enable backyard astronomers everywhere to plan their viewing of the year's eclipses, comets, meteor showers and deep sky objects. In addition, a variety of entertaining and informative articles present the reader with information on a wide range of topics including, among others, The Cassini-Huygens Mission to the Saturn System; 100 Years of the International Astronomical Union; The First Micro-Quasar; Getting the Measure of Double Stars; Asaph Hall: Man of Mars; and Science Fiction and the Future of Astronomy. The Yearbook of Astronomy has been around for well over half a century and, as it heads towards its Diamond Jubilee edition in 2022, continues to be essential reading for anyone lured by the magic of astronomy and who wants to extend their knowledge of the Universe and the wonders it plays host to."--Amazon.com
Night sky identifier by Brian Jones( Book )

12 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book answers all the most frequently asked questions about stars and constellations, the moon and the solar system
Exploring space by Robert Brown( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive guide for young readers to the mysteries and marvels of the cosmos
Our solar system by Brian Jones( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the planets, asteroids, comets, and meteors that make up the solar system
Yearbook of astronomy 2018 / c Brian Jones, Richard S Pearson FRAS by Brian Jones( )

4 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Popular astronomy annual for amateur and professional astronomers, composed of several articles from established astronomers, astronomy educators and space writers.--Worldcat
Night sky by Brian Jones( Book )

5 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Space : a three-dimensional journey by Brian Jones( Book )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pop-ups, NASA photos, and up-to-date information about the solar system
The astronomer's night sky : a beginner's guide to the sun, stars and planets by Brian Jones( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le tour du monde en 20 jours by Bertrand Piccard( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in French and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Histoire d'un exploit en montgolfière : le tour du monde en 20 jours! Départ le 1er mars 1999 de Château d'Oex, arrivée le 21 mars 1999 dans le désert Egyptien
Pocket guide to the night sky by Brian Jones( Book )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What star? by Brian Jones( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The constellations are arbitrary groupings of stars which form patterns or imaginary pictures in the night sky. There are 88 official constellations which together cover the entire sky, many of these having traditional names and associations with folklore and mythology. This book identifies and describes each of the constellations, providing useful information as to its location, form and mythology."--Page [4] cover
La exploración del espacio by Brian Jones( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in Spanish and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stars & planets : the practical guide to astronomy by Brian Jones( Book )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and illustrations introduce astronomy
The stars and planets : a beginner's guide to space by Brian Jones( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The practical astronomer
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Exploring the planets
Alternative Names
Džonsas Brajanas

Džonss, Braiens 1953-

Джонс, Брайан 1953-

Languages
English (74)

Spanish (9)

German (7)

French (7)

Dutch (3)