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Stargazing with a telescope

Author: Robin Scagell
Publisher: Buffalo, New York : Firefly Books, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fourth editionView all editions and formats
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Presents information about using a telescope for astronomy, discussing the different models available and what factors to consider in choosing one, and describing the celestial bodies in the night that can be observed with a telescope for every month of the year in the southern and northern hemispheres.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Observers' manuals
Amateurs' manuals
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Scagell
ISBN: 9781770853294 1770853294
OCLC Number: 877914173
Notes: At head of title: Firefly.
Previously published under title: Cambridge guide to stargazing with your telescope.
Includes index.
"A Firefly book"--Title page verso.
Description: 192 pages : color illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: The star party --
What's available --
Choosing your telescope --
Steps toward first light --
Finding your way --
What to observe, and how --
Buying more: a guide to accessories.
Other Titles: Cambridge guide to stargazing with your telescope
Responsibility: Robin Scagell.

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Presents information about using a telescope for astronomy, discussing the different models available and what factors to consider in choosing one, and describing the celestial bodies in the night that can be observed with a telescope for every month of the year in the southern and northern hemispheres.

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