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Astronomical sketching : a step-by-step introduction

Author: Richard Handy
Publisher: New York : Springer, ©2007.
Series: Patrick Moore's practical astronomy series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book presents the amateur with fine examples of astronomical sketches and step-by-step tutorials in each medium, from pencil to computer graphics programs. This unique book can teach almost  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Charts, diagrams, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Handy
ISBN: 9780387262406 0387262407 0387686967 9780387686967
OCLC Number: 82671734
Description: xvii, 195 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Sketching the Moon.- Sketching Comets.- Sketching the Sun.- Sketching the Planets.- Sketching Star Clusters.- Sketching Nebulae.- Sketching Galaxies.
Series Title: Patrick Moore's practical astronomy series.
Responsibility: Richard Handy [and others].
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