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Consolmagno, Guy 1952-

Overview
Works: 29 works in 94 publications in 5 languages and 5,254 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Biography  Miscellanea  History  Observations  Atlases  Popular works 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: QB63, 261.55
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Guy Consolmagno
Turn left at Orion : a hundred night sky objects to see in a small telescope-- and how to find them by Guy Consolmagno( Book )

34 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 1,370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A guidebook for beginning amateur astronomers, Turn Left at Orion provides all the information you need to observe the Moon, the planets and a whole host of celestial objects. Large format diagrams show these objects exactly as they appear in a small telescope (50-70 mm or 2-3" aperture) and for each object there is information on the current state of our astronomical knowledge." "Thoroughly revised and updated, this new edition contains a chapter describing spectacular deep sky objects visible from the southern hemisphere, as well as tips on how to observe the upcoming transits of Venus. It also includes a discussion of Dobsonian telescopes, with hints on using your personal computer and the internet as aids for planning an observing session." "Unlike many guides to the night sky, this book is specifically written for observing using small telescopes. Clear and easy-to-use, this book will appeal to skywatchers of all ages and backgrounds. No previous knowledge of astronomy is needed."--Jacket
Would you baptize an extraterrestrial? : ... and other strange questions from the inbox at the Vatican Observatory by Guy Consolmagno( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brother Guy Consolmagno and Father Paul Mueller hear questions like that all the time. They're scientists at the Vatican Observatory, the official astronomical research institute of the Catholic Church. In Would You Baptize an Extraterrestrial? they explore a variety of questions at the crossroads of faith and reason: How do you reconcile the The Big Bang with Genesis? Was the Star of Bethlehem just a pious religious story or an actual description of astronomical events? What really went down between Galileo and the Catholic Church - and why do the effects of that confrontation still reverberate to this day? Will the Universe come to an end? And ... could you really baptize an extraterrestrial? With disarming humor, Brother Guy and Father Paul explore these questions and more over the course of six days of dialogue. Would You Baptize an Extraterrestrial will make you laugh, make you think, and make you reflect more deeply on science, faith, and the nature of the universe
The way to the dwelling of light : how physics illuminates creation by Guy Consolmagno( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Worlds apart : a textbook in planetary sciences by Guy Consolmagno( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heavens proclaim : astronomy and the Vatican : a book( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Origin and evolution of the Saturn system by James B Pollack( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new physics and the old metaphysics by Guy Consolmagno( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intelligent life in the universe? : Catholic belief and the search for extraterrestrial intelligent life by Guy Consolmagno( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

God's mechanics : how scientists and engineers make sense of religion by Guy Consolmagno( Book )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In God's Mechanics, Brother Guy tells the stories of those who identify with the scientific mindset--so-called "techies"--While practicing religion. A full fledged techie himself, he relates some classic philosophical reflections, his interviews with dozens of fellow techies, and his own personal take on his Catholic beliefs to provide, like a set of "worked out sample problems," the hard data on the challenges and joys of embracing a life of faith as a techie. And he also gives a roadmap of the traps that can befall an unwary techie believer. With lively prose and wry humor, Brother Guy shows ho
L'infinitamente grande : l'astronomia e il Vaticano( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in Italian and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Would you baptize an extraterrestrial? : --and other questions from the astronomers' in-box at the Vatican Observatory by Guy Consolmagno( )

2 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Witty and thought provoking, two Vatican astronomers shed provocative light on some of the strange places where religion and science meet. "Imagine if a Martian showed up, all big ears and big nose like a child's drawing, and he asked to be baptized. How would you react?" --Pope Francis, May, 2014 Pope Francis posed that question - without insisting on an answer! - to provoke deeper reflection about inclusiveness and diversity in the Church. But it's not the first time that question has been asked. Brother Guy Consolmagno and Father Paul Mueller hear questions like that all the time. They're scientists at the Vatican Observatory, the official astronomical research institute of the Catholic Church. In Would You Baptize an Extraterrestrial? they explore a variety of questions at the crossroads of faith and reason: How do you reconcile the The Big Bang with Genesis? Was the Star of Bethlehem just a pious religious story or an actual description of astronomical events? What really went down between Galileo and the Catholic Church? and why do the effects of that confrontation still reverberate to this day? Will the Universe come to an end? And could you really baptize an extraterrestrial? With disarming humor, Brother Guy and Father Paul explore these questions and more over the course of six days of dialogue. Would You Baptize an Extraterrestrial will make you laugh, make you think, and make you reflect more deeply on science, faith, and the nature of the universe
The Vatican Observatory meteorite collection catalogue : current to June 2001 by Guy Consolmagno( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meaning : exploring the big questions of the Cosmos with a vatican Scientist by Guy Consolmagno( Recording )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El otro cielo : revelaciones científicas de un astrónomo del Vaticano by Guy, S. J Consolmagno( Book )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Vatican Observatory meteorite collection catalogue : current to June 2001( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Electromagnetic processes in the evolution of the solar nebula by Guy Consolmagno( )

2 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Galileo science, faith, and the Catholic Church by Guy Consolmagno( Recording )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the context and implications of the Galileo affair--the events that culminated in his condemnation by the Roman Catholic Church
Aliens at the Vatican : a brief history of the Vatican meteorite collection by Guy Consolmagno( )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Wo war Gott, als das Universum geschaffen wurde? Verblüffende Antworten aus der vatikanischen Sternwarte by Guy Consolmagno( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Brother astronomer : adventures of a Vatican scientist by Guy Consolmagno( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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Turn left at Orion : a hundred night sky objects to see in a small telescope-- and how to find them
Alternative Names
Brother Guy Consolmagno

Consolmagno, Guy

Consolmagno, Guy J. 1952-

Consolmagno, Guy Joseph

Cosolmagno, Guy 1952-

Cosolmagno, Guy Joesph 1952-

Guy Consolmagno American Jesuit, research astronomer and planetary scientist at the Vatican Observatory.

Guy Consolmagno Amerikaans astronoom

Guy Consolmagno gesuita e astronomo statunitense

Guy Consolmagno S.J.

Guy J. Consolmagno S.J.

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The way to the dwelling of light : how physics illuminates creationWorlds apart : a textbook in planetary sciencesThe heavens proclaim : astronomy and the Vatican : a bookGod's mechanics : how scientists and engineers make sense of religionBrother astronomer : adventures of a Vatican scientistGod's mechanics : how scientists and engineers make sense of religion