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Star-gazing with binoculars is rewarding and, for many, a lifelong passion! Patrick Moore has painstakingly researched Exploring the Night Sky with Binoculars to describe the optimal use of binoculars for astronomical observation. He explains basic astronomy and the selection of binoculars, then goes on to discuss the stars, clusters, nebulae and galaxies that await the obStar-gazing with binoculars is rewarding and, for many, a lifelong passion! Patrick Moore has painstakingly researched Exploring the Night Sky with Binoculars to describe the optimal use of binoculars for astronomical observation. He explains basic astronomy and the selection of binoculars, then goes on to discuss the stars, clusters, nebulae and galaxies that await the observer. He charts the sky seen from the northern and southern hemispheres season by season, providing detailed maps of all the constellations. In addition, the reader can also observe the Sun, Moon, planets, comets and meteors. New to this Fourth Edition are: An improved presentation of all star maps, rendering a clear impression of what the night sky really looks like; planetary data through 2010; and advice on eclipse watching, including total eclipses of the sun. With many beautiful illustrations, this handbook will be helpful and encouraging to casual observers and those cultivating a more serious interest. The enjoyment of amateur astronomy is now available to everybody!...

Title : Exploring the Night Sky with Binoculars
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ISBN : 9780521793902
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 220 Pages
Status : Available For Download
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Exploring the Night Sky with Binoculars Reviews

  • Mark Yoshida
    2019-01-26 01:47

    I wasn't quite as impressed w/ this as I think I should have been. There are some nice descriptions of the neat things you can see, but more info on binoculars (design, use, tips, etc.) would have been helpful. The section on lunar landscapes is particularly interesting.