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Visual Astronomy Under Dark Skies

A New Approach to Observing Deep Space

Cooke, Antony

2005, X, 180 p. 117 illus.

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VISUAL ASTRONOMY UNDER DARK SKIES

A New Approach to Observing Deep Space

 

 

Modern astronomical telescopes, along with other advances in technology, have brought the deep sky – star clusters, nebulae and the galaxies – within visual reach of amateur astronomers.

It isn’t necessary to image deep-sky objects in order to see them; you look at them in real-time by using modern observing techniques and enhancement technology.

The first requirement is a truly dark observing site. Given a location with clear, dark night skies everything else follows… this book contains all you need to know about what to observe, how to get superb views of faint and distant astronomical objects, and how to use the best of today’s commercial equipment for visual observing.

Content Level » Popular/general

Keywords » CCD - Deep Space, Image Intensifiers, CCD Video. - Image - astronomy - environment - modeling

Related subjects » Astronomy, Observations and Techniques - Popular Astronomy

Table of contents 

Foreword

Introduction

New tools

The Dark Sky Site

So, what can we expect to see?

Our Neighbourhood in Space: The Milky Way

The Great Beyond

Eyes on the Future

Appendices

Recommended equipment manufacturers

Resources

Real Time visual astronomy using image intensifiers and data modelling

StellaCam II Highlights and Description

Index

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