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2 edition of amateur astronomer. found in the catalog.

amateur astronomer.

Patrick Moore

amateur astronomer.

by Patrick Moore

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Published by Lutterworth Press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previous ed. (B57-16666) 1957.

The Physical Object
Pagination317p.,ill.,23cm
Number of Pages317
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19279840M

What can I say about this book except if you call yourself an amateur astronomer, you have better have read it. The story chronicles life in the first half of the s from the coming of age, through adulthood of the epic comet discoverer and variable star observer Leslie Peltier. Almost uniquely, Patrick Moore has written a book that is useful to astronomers at all levels, from beginner to expert. Appendices – completely updated in this new edition – provide extensive star, lunar and planetary maps, along with a vast amount of data and information that makes this book an essential for every amateur astronomer’s.

The Amateur Astronomer. likes. Amateur Astronomy for allFollowers: "The New Amateur Astronomer reflects the change in technology that has taken place in the last ten years. Astronomers can now observe the skies on a PC monitor . shows the possibilities that are open to amateurs and introduces some of them, their equipment, and their results." (Book News on the Internet, Janu )Brand: Springer-Verlag London.

The New Amateur Astronomer is a road map of the new astronomy, equally suitable for newcomers who want an introduction, or old hands who need to keep abreast of innovations. From the reviews: "This is one of several dozen books in . Abstract. Amateur astronomy has changed beyond recognition in less than two decades. The reason is, of course, technology. Affordable high-quality telescopes, computer-controlled 'go to' mountings, autoguiders, CCD cameras, video, and (as always) computers and the Internet, are just a few of the advances that have revolutionized astronomy for the twenty-first century.


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This book can help you. The logs are the real substance of the book, and the thoughtful anti-dew design allows for logging while you observe even on damp nights/5(9). The book also shows how to gain the most enjoyment from a telescope, as well as its use for formal scientific observations, since astronomy is one of the amateur astronomer.

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