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The Urban Astronomer's Guide

Author: Mollise Rod
Publisher: Berlin : Springer London ; Berlin : Springer Bln, 2006.
Series: Patrick Moore's Practical Astronomy Series
Edition/Format:   Book : Document   Computer File : English : 1. EdView all editions and formats
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This book covers the "why," "how," and "what" of astronomy under light-polluted skies. It is aimed at urban astronomers and showcases the countless objects - galaxies, nebulae, and star clusters -  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: The Urban Astronomer's Guide
(NL-LeOCL)284160474
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mollise Rod
ISBN: 9781846282171 1846282179 1846282160 9781846282164
OCLC Number: 299995003
Description: 1 online resource (212 S. :) 50 schw.-w. Ill., 50 farb. Ill., 25 schw.-w. Fotos, 25 farb. Fotos, 25 schw.-w. graph. Darst., 25 farb. graph. Darst.
Contents: Part One: Telescopes, Equipment and Techniques Chapter 1: The Why and How of Urban and Suburban Observing Chapter 2: Suitable Telescopes Chapter 3: Essential and Optional Accessories for Polluted Skies Chapter 4: Observing Techniques and Special Projects Part Two: Observing Guide and Suggested Sky Tours Chapter 5: Spring objects Chapter 6: Summer objects Chapter 7: Autumn objects Chapter 8: Winter objects Appendices Internet Resources Finding Directions and Positions Object Classification and Description Further Reading
Series Title: Patrick Moore's Practical Astronomy Series
Responsibility: Mollise Rod.
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From the reviews: "The Urban Astronomer's Guide seeks to debunk and a convincing job it does too. ... a useful introduction to astronomy in general and a helpful guide to anyone, urban or otherwise, Read more...

 
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