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Night Sky Tracker A Handbook and Logbook for Amateur Astronomers

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By: Leslie Alan Horvitz
224 pages, over 40 star maps and diagrams
Publisher: A & C Black
Night Sky Tracker
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  • Night Sky Tracker ISBN: 9780713678079 Spiralbound Jul 2006 Out of Print #158259
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This is an essential buy for any amateur astronomer, comprising a vital introduction to home astronomy plus a fill-in logbook for charting all your discoveries. Fill-in pages for every week of the year offer tips and prompts for getting the most out of your star-gazing, with sections on spotting stars, meteors, constellations, planets, and much more. Expertly written text gets the amateur started and offers vital pointers for the seasoned astronomer. Learn how to navigate the night sky, what equipment you need, and what to look for and when.

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Lesley Alan Horvitz is an author and journalist specialising in science.
Popular Science Out of Print
By: Leslie Alan Horvitz
224 pages, over 40 star maps and diagrams
Publisher: A & C Black
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An essential for any novice astronomer The magazine of the Friends of the National Maritime Museum (Summer 2006) " something I could have done with many years ago for the budding astronomer an excellent resource to start off the adventrue of discovering the night sky." Popular Astronomy (October-December 2006)
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