David Malin publications
Books, contributions to collected works, reviews and monographs

See also David Malin's scientific publications

Catalogue of the Universe
by Paul Murdin, David Allen and David Malin.   ISBN:978-0517536162   Contents
Cambridge University Press (Crown Publishing edition in the USA) 1979, 288pp (2nd edition, 1980).
Catlogo dell'universo Editori Riuniti (Catalogue of the Universe, Italian edition, 1981)

The Colours of the Stars
by David Malin and Paul Murdin, Cambridge University Press 1984, pp198. ISBN: 0 521 25714 X
Couleurs des Étoiles Masson, Paris 1986. (Colours of the Stars, French edition)
Also Farbige Welt der Sterne CH Verlagsgesellschaft, Weinheim 1986. (Colours of the Stars, German edition)

A View of the Universe by David Malin. ISBN: 978-0521444774   Contents
Cambridge University Press 1993, pp 264.
Also Blick ins Weltall Franckh-Kosmos, Stuttgart 1994 (A View of the Universe, German edition)

Hartung's Astronomical Objects for Southern Telescopes by E.J. Hartung. ISBN: 978 0521554916
Revised and illustrated by David Malin and David Frew. Melbourne University Press 1995. Contents

Explorers of the Southern Sky: A History of Astronomy in Australia
ISBN: 9780521144919, R. and R.F. Haynes, D.F. Malin, R.X. McGee. Contents
Cambridge University Press, 1996, pp 527.

Night Skies: the Art of Deep Space by David Malin and Eileen Slarke. ISBN 0959586547
Catalogue of the Night Skies exhibition, British Council, Sydney, 1997

Deep Sky Object by David Malin
Seibundo Shinkosha Publishing Co., Tokyo, 2000, pp 108. (in Japanese)

The Invisible Universe by David Malin
Bulfinch Press/Little, Brown and Company, (Time-Warner Art Books) New York, 1999, pp 134.
ISBN 0-8212-2628-2.   Contents
L'Universo Invisible, Invisible Universe, Italian edition, translated by Gabriele Vanin, Mondadori, Milan, 1999,
L'Universe Invisible, Invisible Universe, French edition, translated by Nelly Zeitlin, Editions E/P/A Hachette Livre,
Paris, 2000. ISBN2-85-120565-X
Das Unsichtbare Universum, Invisible Universe, German edition, translated by Marianne Kurda, GEO/Nicolai Velag, Berlin, 2000, ISBN3-87584-022-4
Invisible Universe, Japanese edition, Newton Press, Tokyo, 1999, ISBN4-315-51565-5

Heaven and Earth: unseen by the naked eye
Phaidon Press, London 2002. ISBN 0-7148-4280-X (several editions and languages). Contents.
David Malin was a science adviser to the publisher and wrote the Introduction.

Ancient light: A portrait of the Universe by David Malin
Phaidon Press, London 2009. ISBN 9780714849324

Treasures of the Southern Sky: A Photographic Anthology by Robert Gendler, Hans Christensen and David Malin.
Springer, New York, 2011. ISBN 9780714849324

Universe: Exploring the Astronomical World Phaidon Editors, Paul Murdin, David Malin.
Phaidon Press, London 2017. ISBN: 9780714874616

Contributions to books and collected works
Twenty three articles and many images in The Astronomy Encyclopaedia,
Patrick Moore, editor. Mitchell Beazley, London, 1987.
Most captions revised and re-used in the second edition (Philip's Astronomy Encyclopedia, ISBN 0540078638, 2002) together with about 40 illustrations.

Astronomical Photography under the Microscope by David Malin. Contributed chapter for Today's Science Tomorrow's Technology, Brennan and Millar, Eds. Pergamon Press, Sydney 1989. pp83–104

The Astronomical Photography of Gerard de Vaucouleurs by David Malin.
Contributed chapter to A Life for Astronomy, M. Capaccioli and H.G. Corwin, editors, World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore, 1989. pp 53–64. (Publication in commemoration of the 70th birthday of Professor Gerard de Vaucouleurs)

The Disappearance of the Night Sky by David Malin.
Contributed chapter in The Vanishing Universe D. McNally, ed. Cambridge University Press 1994. pp. 117–126.

Astronomy from Wide-Field Imaging (proceedings of IAU Symposium 161). Editors H.T. MacGillivray,
E.B. Thompson, B.M Lasker, I.N. Reid, D.F. Malin, R.M. West and H. Lorenz, Kluwer, Dordrecht 1994.

Colour and Light in Astronomy and Photography and the Birth of Astrophysics.
Two Chapters for Light, a book edited by Jenny Nicholls and Richard Collins,
Published by the Science Foundation for Physics, Sydney 1997.

The Milky Way and Galaxies, chapters in The Universe Revealed (General Editor Pam Spence), Mitchell Beazley, London 1998

Astronomical Color Photography by D.F. Malin, in McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, 6th ed. and 7th ed., McGraw-Hill, New York, 1987, 1999.

Symmetry and Colour in Art and Science contributed piece for Intersections in Art and Science: Symmetry,
Quarterly Journal of the International Society for the Interdisciplinary Study of Symmetry
(ISIS — Symmetry). 1–2 106–110, 2001.

Introduction to Images in Science exhibition catalogue,
Rochester Institute of Technology 2002. Cary Graphic Arts Press, ISBN 0-9713459-9-6.

Images from the Universe in
Images from Science Karolinska University Press 2003 (Ed. Lennart Moller)

David Malin on astronomical imaging in Massive Change, (editors Bruce Mau and Jennifer Leonard)
Phaidon Press, 2004. ISBN0-7148-4401-2

Lunatic Ideas in Astronomy 2007 Australia,
produced by Ken Wallace, Glenn Dawes and Peter Northfield, ISBN 9780975607022, Quasar Publishing 2006.

The Focal Encyclopedia of Photography 4th edition. Focal Press/Elsevier, Burlington, MA, ISBN 978-0-240-80740-9 (2007). Elsevier On-line version David Malin was commissioning editor and contributor to the
Scientific Photography: Expanded Vision section, pp497–626.

Individual contributions:
Science as Art   Michael R. Peres and David Malin
The Aided Eye
Acoustic Holography
Aerial Photography
  with Donald L. Light
Astrophotography   with Dennis di Cicco
Cave Photography
Darkfield Illumination
False-Color Photography
Fluorescence Photography
Image Manipulation: Science Fact or Fiction
Kirilian Photography
Multispectral Imaging
Night-Time and Twilight Photography
Nuclear Track Recording
Remote Sensing
  by Nicholas M. Short, David Malin, and Donald L. Light
Time-Lapse Photography

The importance of the public talk by David Malin, in
Communicating Astronomy with the Public 2007: Proceedings from the IAU/National Observatory of Athens/ESA/ESO Conference, Athens, Greece, 8–11 October 2007, Christensen L. L., Zoulias M. & Robson, I. (eds.).
Published by Eugenides Foundation.

Dark Matter: Poems of Space by John Kinsella (Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, ISBN 978-1-903080-10-8, 2008),
in Notes on the Commissioned poems, p219.

The Perception of Ancient Light, contribution to the catalogue for the exhibition Beyond Visibility: light and dust, (David Malin, Felicity Spear, Gulumbu Yunupingu) at the Monash Art Gallery, Melbourne and UTS Gallery, Sydney, 2009.

Photography with the Anglo-Australian Telescope, by David Malin in Celebrating the AAO, past, present and future,
Proceedings of a symposium held in Coonabarabran June 21–25, 2010, celebrating 35 years of the AAT, Editors Russell Cannon and David Malin. pp56–65 (2011). Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research, Canberra 2011. ISBN 9781921916045.

Charles Edward Kenneth Mees (1882–1960) Contribution by David Malin to the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Oxford University Press 2015.

Foreword for The Universe: Yours to discover
compiled by John Goldsmith Celestial Visions ISBN 978-0-994249-96-1, 2015)

Foreword for "Colouring the Universe by Travis Rector, Kimberly Arcand and Megan White,
University of Alaska Press 2015. (ISBN 978-1-60223-273-0)

Revealing a Universe of Colour, pp319–330 in Proceedings of the Heavenly Discourses conference organised by Darrelyn Gunzburg and Nicholas Campion at the University of Bristol, UK, October 14–16, 2011. Sophia Centre Press, Wales UK, 2016. ISBN 987-1-907767-07-4, Nicholas Campion, editor.

General articles and reviews in serials, magazines
Crystal Gazing Geigy Circle No. 8, 16–20, June 1966 (Geigy Company house magazine).

The Stereoscan in Geigy Geigy Circle No. 20, 16–20, January 1970.

A New Look at Southern Skies Text by Simon Mitton, pictures by David Malin.
Illustrated London News 265 No. 6953, 39–42 (1977).

Astrophotography with Unsharp Masking
(with W.J. Zealey) Sky and Telescope 57 No. 4, 354–359 (1979).

Unsharp Masking J. Astron. Soc. of Pacific, (Mercury) 8 No. 4, 89–93 (1979).

Exploring the image Astronomy (USA) 7 No. 11, 16–23 (1979).

The southern skies explored Astronomy (USA) 8 No. 2, 4–14 (1980).

The colors of deep space Astronomy (USA) 8 No.3, 6–13 (1980).

Capturing ancient light Illum. Eng. Soc. Austral. Rev., 42 No. 4, 100–103 (1980).

Australia's window to the Universe Sundowner October 1980, 42–49 & 98

Astronomical Photography — a Very Peculiar Business The Southern Sky, a CSIRO Publication, February 1981.

Improved techniques for astrophotography Sky and Telescope 62 4–7, July 1981.

The deep sky in color Sky and Telescope 62 216–219, September 1981.

The Orion Nebula in color Sky and Telescope 62 414–417, November 1981.

A look at some unstable stars Sky and Telescope 63 22–26, January 1981.

The dust clouds of Sagittarius Sky and Telescope 63 254–259, March 1982.

A View of the Universe: the story of the AAT, Compiled by David Allen and David Malin.
Published by the Anglo-Australian Telescope Board, 1981.

Searching the southern skies Australian Natural History 20 No. 9, 285–289 (1982).

Der Orionnebel in Farbe (translation of The Orion Nebula in Color) Sterne und Weltraum 21 295–298 (1982).

Uber einige unstabile Sterne (translation of A look at some unstable stars) Sterne and Weltraum 22 118–122 (1983)

Shooting Stars Qantas Inflight Magazine, 6–10, March/April 1986.

In Search of Star Colors Sky and Telescope 72 326–330, October 1986.

The Splendor of Eta Carinae Sky and Telescope 73 14–18, January 1987.

Advanced techniques for astronomical photography
Additive colour photography in astronomy
Temmon Gaido, Tokyo, pp133–148, December 1986, (in Japanese).

Structures in the Gas Tail of Comet Halley. Picture and caption by David Malin. Nature 320 577 (1986).

Splendors of the Universe Slides and caption notes by David Malin.
Astronomical Society of the Pacific, San Francisco, 1986

More Anglo-Australian Telescope Photographs from David Malin
J. Astron. Soc. of Pacific, (Mercury) 16 48–54, March/April 1986.

Book review: Astrophotography for the Amateur by M.A. Covington (CUP, 1986).
D.F. Malin in The Observatory, 106, No. 1073/August 1986, P127–128. 1987.

More about Star Colours Letter to the Editor Sky and Telescope 74 358, April 1987.

In the Shadow of the Horsehead Nebula Sky and Telescope 74 253–257, September 1987.

Report of a contribution to meeting of the Royal Astronomical Society on the occasion of the presentation of the Jackson-Gwilt Medal and Gift to David Malin, 1987 May 8. The Observatory 107 231–232 (1987).

Things to See and Do in the Dark J. Brit. astron. Assoc. 97 288–290, August 1987.

Book review: Catalogue of Southern Peculiar Galaxies and Associations, by Arp and Madore.
David Malin, J. Brit. astron. Assoc. 97 295, August 1987.

The Developing Art of Star Photography New Scientist 120 23–28, December 17, 1988.

NGC 3576 and 3603 in Carina Sky and Telescope 78 144–145, August 1989.

Star Trails and Quantum Leaping: Astronomy for new Audiences
An Audio-Visual production by David Malin and Martin Wesley-Smith.
In Newsletter of the Australian Astronomy and Space Liason Group, Nick Lomb, editor, No. 15, March, 1989, pp51–53

Book review:A Manual of Advanced Celestial Photography, Wallis and Provin, (CUP 1988).
The Observatory 109 125–127 (1989).

Echoes of the Supernova (with David Allen) Sky and Telescope 79 22–25, January 1990.

Deep Space Photography in Guide to Australian Astronomy,
Ed. Jon Fairall, Federal Publishing Co., pp56–67, July 1989.

Peculiar galaxies I have known Southern Astronomy 2 20–27 (1990).

Photographing the colours of the stars Australian Geographic, pp103, Issue 19, July 1990.

Book review: Timothy Ferris's book Galaxies broadcast by ABC Radio's 'Science Bookshop', April 17, 1990.

Letter in The Australian 14 September 1990 regarding comments on a published star trails picture that appeared in
The Australian on 4 September 1990.

Beeldbewerking in de astrophotographie Zenit, (Utrecht) Dutch astronomy magazine, 1/91, pp4–13. (Translation of An Integrated system of Astronomical Photography Part II: Extracting the Image, that first appeared in Eastman Kodak's Tech Bits Magazine, Issue 1, 1990 pp1–10)

A Celebration of Colour in Astronomy A complete issue of Current Science 60 No. 1, 5–32 Published by the Indian Academy of Sciences, 1991.
Part I A Celebration of Photography in Astronomy
Part II A Commentary on the Colour Pictures Images not included in on-line version.

Des geschiedenis van de astrofotografie Zenit, (Utrecht) Dutch astronomy magazine, 1/92, pp4–11

A Night and a day with David Malin Popular Astronomy, April, 1992. p30

Astronomy in Colour Astronomy Now , May 1992. p7.

Kleurrijk heelal Zenit, (Utrecht) Dutch astronomy magazine, 5/92, pp196–203.

Book review: Beyond Southern Skies by Peter Robinson, (CUP 1992) in Southern Astronomy

Den Mörka Nätters Fargfyrværkeri Illustreret Videnskab (Copenhagen) No. 11, November 1992, pp67–71, 80.

De Stereenhemel is kleurrijker dan iedereen denkt Kijk Magazine, Netherlands, Jan 1993, pp34–39

AAO photographs on Australian postage Stamps. Issued to commemorate International Space Year, 1992.
Images by David Malin, Designer S. Harman — Printer: Leigh-Mardon Pty. Ltd.

De Stereenhemel is kleurrijker dan iedereen denkt Kijk Magazine, Netherlands, Jan 1993, pp34 39

Images of the CG4 cometary globule Sky and Telescope 86(1) 36–37, July 1993.

Discovering the Color of the Crab Nebula (with Jay Pasachoff). Sky and Telescope 86 (1) 43–46, July 1993

A Universe of Color Scientific American 269 72–77, August, 1993.

The Colour of the Stars in Colour and Light, Proceedings of the Australian Institute of Colour meeting, Sydney, July 1991, B Powell, editor. Australian Colour Society, pp179-183, 1994

Images of NGC 1365 in Fornax Sky and Telescope 88 (4) 40-1, October 1994.

The Vela Supernova Remnant Sky and Telescope 88 (5) 48–49, November 1994.

Images of the Antenna galaxy in Corvus Sky and Telescope 88 (6) 42–43, December 1994

An Obituary: David Allen.The Observatory, 114, p. 250-252 (1994) in press

David Allen — An Appreciation. Publ. Astron Soc Aus. 12b 139–141, April 1995.

Images of NGC 6188 and 6193 in Ara Sky and Telescope 89 (3) 52–53, March, 1995.

The Nebula Around 30 Doradus Sky and Telescope 89 6) 32–32, June, 1995

A Faint Planetary Nebula — Ack 277.7–03.5. Sky and Telescope 90 (1) 37, July, 1995.

Les Galaxies Fantômes Ciel et Espace, 58–63, No. 309, January 1996.

Peculiar Galaxies, Astronomy Now, 11, No 1, 51–55

The Sculptor Group Galaxy NGC 253 Sky and Telescope 91 (5) 20–21, May, 1996.

À la rencontre des galaxies à coquilles Ciel et Espace, 66–71, No. 315, July 1996.

Book review: High Resolution Astrophotography by J. Dragesco, in The Observatory 116 1996.

Illuminating a Complex Issue Sky & Telescope Jan 1997 8–10

Merkwaardige Sterrenstelsels Zenit, (Utrecht) Dutch astronomy magazine, 100–105 3/98

The Big Questions The Times of India Educational Supplement April 12, 1999, p7.

Hartung Revised: a classic reborn Southern Astronomy, (Sky and Space publishing) Issue 5, pp32–34, 1999.

A Fitting Rival of Ares. Sky and Telescope 98 (1) 58, July, 1999.

Orion's Subtle Splendor Sky and Telescope 99 (3) 58, March, 2000. Review of Count Rumford by G. I. Brown (Sutton Publishing, UK 1999) in The Physicist, 37, September, 2000, p182.

The Visualisation of Space: Art, Science and Technology contributed piece for the catalogue for Space Odyssey, an exhibition at the Contemporary Arts Center, Art Tower Mito, Ibaraki, Japan, pp27–31 (2001). About 12 AAO/Malin works also in the exhibition.

About Symmetry ABC Radio piece for Ockham's Razor, broadcast 5 August, 2001.

The Fox Fur nebula, Sky and Telescope 102 (2) 52, August 2001.

The Helix nebula revisited - a planetary nebula the size of the Moon
Parker, Q., Malin, D., Tritton, S., Hartley, M. AAO Newsletter No. 96 (2001) 6–7.

Book review: The Hundred Greatest Stars by James B. Kaler. Physics World 15 (10), 2002.

From Here to Eternity David Malin and Fred Watson
Australian Geographic Issue 92, 62–75; Oct–Nov 2008 (Includes foldout Space and Time poster).

Darkroom to Digital: A Photographic Journey Astronomy Beat No. 10 pp1–4 November 17, 2008.

A la Découverte du Ciel Austral l'Astronomie No. 40, pp16, June 2011.

Reflecting on 40 Years of AAT Operations David Malin and Russell Cannon,
AAO Observer
No. 127 pp4–7, February 2015.

Colour Photography at the AAO – a brief history AAO Observer No. 128 pp4–9, August 2015.

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