For the full reading list, enter AA2051 in the dialogue box in UCLan's On-line Reading Lists.


  • Galaxies in the Universe 2nd edition, Linda S. Sparke, John S. Gallagher III, 2007, Cambridge University Press,  ISBN-13 987-0521671866 ; ISBN-10 0521671868 (£35 in paperback). This is available to UCLan students as an electronic resource via the module list in UCLan's On-line Reading Lists.

There are also references to the recommened textbook for AA1051, Introduction to Astronomy:

  • Universe, 10th edition by R. Geller, R.A.Freedman, W.J. Kaufmann III and  W H Freeman, 2014; ISBN-13: 978-1-464-124921; ISBN: 1-464-124922.    

(It is not necessary to get the 10th edition if you have a recent earlier edition.)