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Philip's Sun Observer's Guide

Handbook / ManualCancelled

By: Pam Spence


Paperback | Oct 2013 | Edition: 2 | #182519 | ISBN-13: 9781849070683
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About this book

This is a practical guide to observing our 'home' star. There is huge fascination in observing the sun, and this text explains how straightforward - and safe - it can be to do so. Contrary to popular opinion, expensive equipment is not required, and the necessary safety procedures are easy to follow.

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Pam Spence trained as an astronomer, and observed the Sun both as an amateur and professional. She was assistant to the solar section director of the British Astronomical Association. At University College London, she worked on solar data gathered from the Yohkoh satellite.

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