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Astronomy - Astrophysics and Astroparticles | Viewing the Constellations with Binoculars - 250+ Wonderful Sky Objects to See and Explore

Viewing the Constellations with Binoculars

250+ Wonderful Sky Objects to See and Explore

Kambic, Bojan

2010

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  • This text is entirely self-contained and detailed. Readers need only a pair of binoculars—no other astronomical books, atlases or computer programs are necessary . . . nothing!
  • The concise and easy-to-understand introduction to astronomy makes any previous knowledge of astronomy unnecessary
  • Activities included will hone the observing skills of more amateur and practical astronomers and provide many nights of entertainment
  • Numerous high-quality black and white illustrations guide inexperienced amateurs and help them become adept at locating objects

The night sky is filled with stellar wonders, sparkling jewels that hide within them fantastic faraway suns. The ancients saw pictures formed by the stars and thus were born the constellations, which are still used today to identify and locate stars.

 

After providing enough background information on astronomy to arm you for your trip, Bojan Kambic leads you through the major constellations seen in the northern skies, pointing out the most important sites and guiding you to finding them yourself using mainly just binoculars. You will soon find yourself becoming familiar with the best equipment to use, the best times to observe, and the best conditions in which to observe. You will also soon find yourself at home among the stars, seeking out new challenges and enjoying repeated visits with old friends.

 

The pleasure and satisfaction you will derive from some inexpensive equipment and a good viewing site will surprise you and make you want to do more. For all this, let Kambic be your guide, and you won’t be disappointed!

Content Level » Popular/general

Keywords » Amateur Astronomy - Celestial mechanics - Northern hemisphere observing - astronomy - constellation maps - how to observe the night sky - star charts - star location maps - stargazing guide

Related subjects » Astronomy, Observations and Techniques - Astrophysics and Astroparticles - Popular Astronomy

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