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Seeing Stars: The Night Sky through Small Telescopes

Handbook / Manual

Series: The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series

By: C Kitchin and RW Forrest

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Dec 1998 | #95025 | ISBN: 354076030X
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About this book

Suggests suitable observing programmes for everyone from beginners to experts. With many photographs that illustrate exactly what can be seen with different instruments (everything from the naked eye to a 300mm telescope) - and from different locations.


Contents

Finding Your Way Around the Sky.- Your Telescope and How to Get the Best Out of It.- The Sun.- The Moon.- The Planets and Minor Solar System Objects.- Comets.- Stars.- Nebulae.- Galaxies.- Unaided Observations.- Advanced Work.- Appendices.- Index.

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