Exploring The Night Sky With Binoculars

Author: Patrick Moore
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521793902
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Patrick Moore's painstakingly researched, beautifully illustrated guide to astronomical observation for casual and serious observers.

Exploring The Night Sky With Binoculars

Author: Patrick Moore
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521790536
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Star-gazing with binoculars is rewarding and, for many, a lifelong passion! Patrick Moore has painstakingly researched Exploring the Night Sky with Binoculars to describe the optimal use of binoculars for astronomical observation. He explains basic astronomy and the selection of binoculars, then goes on to discuss the stars, clusters, nebulae and galaxies that await the observer. He charts the sky seen from the northern and southern hemispheres season by season, providing detailed maps of all the constellations. In addition, the reader can also observe the Sun, Moon, planets, comets and meteors. New to this Fourth Edition are: An improved presentation of all star maps, rendering a clear impression of what the night sky really looks like; planetary data through 2010; and advice on eclipse watching, including total eclipses of the sun. With many beautiful illustrations, this handbook will be helpful and encouraging to casual observers and those cultivating a more serious interest. The enjoyment of amateur astronomy is now available to everybody!

Exploring The Night Sky With Binoculars

Author: Patrick Moore
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521554923
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On a clear, starry night, the jewelled beauty and unimaginable immensity of our Universe is awe-inspiring. Star-gazing with binoculars is rewarding and may begin a lifelong hobby! Patrick Moore has painstakingly researched Exploring the Night Sky with Binoculars to describe how to use binoculars for astronomical observation. He explains basic astronomy and the selection of binoculars, then discusses the stars, clusters, nebulae and galaxies that await the observer. The sky seen from northern and southern hemispheres is charted season by season, with detailed maps of all the constellations. The reader can also observe the Sun, Moon, planets, comets and meteors. With many beautiful illustrations, this handbook will be helpful and encouraging to casual observers and those cultivating a more serious interest. The enjoyment of amateur astronomy is now available to everybody.

An Easy Introduction To The Constellations

Author: Richard J. Bartlett
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781532989186
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***This book includes both The Easy Guide to the Night Sky and Easy Things to See With a Small Telescope in a single volume - save 33% by buying one title instead of two!*** Written for the amateur astronomer who wants to discover more in the night sky, this book explores the constellations, reveals many of the highlights visible with just your eyes and binoculars and includes over sixty easy-to-find sights for small telescopes. Highlights include: * The myths and legends associated with the stars * Bright stars and multiple stars * Star clusters * Nebulae * Galaxies Each constellation has its own star chart and almost all are accompanied by depictions of the highlights and binocular views of the best objects. For the small telescope sights, each object has its own page which includes a map, a view of the area through your finderscope and a depiction of the object through the eyepiece. There's also a realistic description of every object based upon the author's own notes written over years of observations, useful tips and tricks designed to make your start in astronomy easier and pages to record your observations. Whether you're new to astronomy or are an experienced stargazer simply looking to learn more about the constellations, this book is an invaluable guide to the night sky and the sights to be found there. Praise for other books by Richard J. Bartlett: "Would recommend, nicely laid out and easy to follow sky guide. Sensible and clear advice. I have a small scope and this books helped me enjoy it much more." by Dan M., on January 30, 2016 reviewing "Easy Things to See With a Small Telescope" "This is my third book from Mr. Bartlett and this one is as good as the others. I recommend it to all the beginners in my astronomy club." By Darren C. Bly on August 15, 2015 reviewing "2016: The Night Sky Sights" "Lots of wonderful information. A great reference guide and easy to follow. Every star gazer should have one with them" - By janine on November 18, 2015 reviewing "2015 An Astronomical Year" "This is a superb book, well laid out and easy to follow even if you are a complete novice or keen astronomer." by mr Fletcher on October 26, 2014 reviewing "The Astronomical Almanac, 2015-2019"

Exploring The Moon Through Binoculars And Small Telescopes

Author: Ernest H. Cherrington
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486150771
Size: 23.74 MB
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DIVInformative, profusely illustrated guide to locating and identifying craters, rills, seas, mountains, other lunar features. Newly revised and updated with special section of new photos. Over 100 photos and diagrams. /div

Stephen James O Meara S Observing The Night Sky With Binoculars

Author: Stephen James O'Meara
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521721709
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Month by month, star by star, object by object, Stephen James O'Meara takes readers on a celestial journey to many of the most prominent stars and constellations visible from mid-northern latitudes. Filled with interesting anecdotes about the stars and constellations and their intriguing histories, this book is both a useful guide for amateur astronomers, and a great first-time reference for those just starting out. After describing a constellation's mythology, readers are guided in locating and identifying its brightest stars in the sky, as well as any other bright targets of interest - colourful stars, double or multiple stars, star clusters and asterisms, nebulae, galaxies, variable stars, and more. This book will help beginning stargazers become familiar with the stars and constellations visible from their backyards, and explore the brightest and best stars, nebulae, and clusters visible through inexpensive, handheld binoculars.

Stargazing Basics

Author: Paul E. Kinzer
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1316407357
Size: 57.46 MB
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How do I get started in astronomy? Should I buy binoculars or a telescope? What can I expect to see? This wonderful beginners' guide to astronomy covers all the information you need to get started. This second edition has been fully updated and now includes new illustrations, the latest astronomy equipment and celestial events through to the year 2025. It starts by explaining the basic techniques and equipment you need for exploring the skies before taking you on a tour of the night sky, covering the Moon, Sun, stars, planets and more. Any necessary technical terms are clearly explained. The author gives sound advice on using and purchasing affordable binoculars, telescopes and accessories, and the book is illustrated with photos taken by the author, showing how objects in the sky actually look through modest amateur equipment. It contains a comprehensive glossary and references to further astronomy resources and websites.

Stargazing For Beginners

Author: John Mosley
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies
ISBN: 9781565658219
Size: 36.61 MB
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Describes the constellations and explains how to locate them in the night sky, provides monthly star charts, and discusses lunar and solar eclipses

Stargazing With Binoculars

Author: Robin Scagell
Publisher: Firefly Books Limited
ISBN: 9781770853287
Size: 21.59 MB
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Presents information about using binoculars for astronomy, discussing how they work and the models available, and describing the celestial bodies that can be observed in the night sky for every month of the year in the southern and northern hemispheres.