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Stephen James O'Meara's Exploring the solar system with binoculars : a beginner's guide to the sun, moon, and planets

Author: Stephen James O'Meara
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York [N.Y.] : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this journey of discovery, Stephen James O'Meara shows readers how to observe our Solar System wonders with ease and clarity, using the unaided eye, inexpensive handheld binoculars or large mounted binoculars. The book presents a new way to see and appreciate the wonders of the Solar System in detail, including lunar and solar eclipses, sunspots, craters on the Moon, planetary detail, meteors, and comets. It is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Amateurs' manuals
Observers' manuals
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen James O'Meara
ISBN: 9780521741286 0521741289
OCLC Number: 502674122
Description: x, 156 pages : illustrations, maps ; 30 cm
Contents: The sun : angel of light --
The moon : the lovely dead --
Eclipses : descents into darkness --
The planets : worlds of wonder --
Comets : divine elegance --
Meteors : when the heavens weep.
Other Titles: Exploring the solar system with binoculars
Responsibility: Stephen James O'Meara.
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An amateur astronomers' guide on observing the wonders of our Solar System with the unaided eye and inexpensive, handheld binoculars.  Read more...

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