Practical Astronomy

Practical Astronomy

Paperback - 2004
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A concise, illustrated guidebook for amateur astronomers.

With straightforward text and color illustrations, Practical Astronomy covers all the basics amateur astronomers need to know. Astronomer Storm Dunlop explains how to observe the night sky using the naked eye, binoculars or a small telescope. Aspiring astronomers will learn how to find constellations and visible planets before locating more challenging phenomena.

The book also includes:

Full coverage of comets, planets, major stars, constellations, nebulae, the Milky Way and other galaxies The latest star charts Instructions for using star maps and planispheres Color images and maps by celestial cartographer, Wil Tirion Directions for recording observations with photography and drawings The latest images captured by the Hubble Space Telescope

Practical Astronomy is an ideal astronomy how-to manual for beginners.

Publisher: Buffalo, N.Y. ; Toronto : Firefly Books, 2004.
ISBN: 9781552978252
1552978257
Characteristics: 208 pages :,color illustrations, color maps ;,20 cm.
Alternative Title: Firefly practical astronomy

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