The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series

Seeing Stars

The Night Sky Through Small Telescopes

Authors: Kitchin, C. R., Forrest, Robert W.

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Seeing Stars is written for astronomers, regardless of the depth of their theoretical knowledge, who are taking their first steps in observational astronomy. Chris Kitchin and Bob Forrest - both professional astronomers - take a conducted tour of the night sky and suggest suitable observing programmes for everyone from beginners to experts. How is this book different? We are all familiar with the beautiful images of planets and galaxies obtained by spacecraft and giant telescopes - but what can you really see with a small telescope? What should you expect from a small refractor or reflector? And what is the effect of observing from a site near a city? The answers are all here, with many photographs that will illustrate exactly what can be seen with different instruments (everything from the naked eye to a 300mm telescope) - and from different locations.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $69.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Seeing Stars
Book Subtitle
The Night Sky Through Small Telescopes
Authors
Series Title
The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series
Copyright
1998
Publisher
Springer-Verlag London
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag London
eBook ISBN
978-1-4471-0621-0
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4471-0621-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-540-76030-6
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4471-1166-5
Series ISSN
1431-9756
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 186
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