A Complete Manual of Amateur Astronomy

A Complete Manual of Amateur Astronomy

Tools and Techniques for Astronomical Observations

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Dover Pubns
Concise, highly readable book discusses the selection, set-up, and maintenance of a telescope; amateur studies of the sun; lunar topography and occultations; observations of Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, the minor planets and the stars; an introduction to photoelectric photometry; and more. 1981 edition. 124 figures. 26 halftones. 37 tables.


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This readable guide to observing the sky provides amateur and student astronomers with practical knowledge of telescope use and astronomical photography, describes astronomical phenomena that can be observed, and gives ideas for research projects. This is an unabridged republication of a book published by Prentice-Hall, New York, 1981. Clay is affiliated with Arkansas Sky Observatory. Annotation (c) Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 2003, c1981
ISBN: 9780486428208
0486428206
Branch Call Number: QB64 .S47 2003
Characteristics: xvi, 319 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Koed, Thomas L.

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