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The guide to amateur astronomy

Author: Jack Newton; Philip Teece
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1995
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2 editionView all editions and formats

How do you choose your first telescope? How do you get started in astrophotography? And progress to CCD imaging? The Guide to Amateur Astronomy answers the questions of the novice and the  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Newton; Philip Teece
ISBN: 0521444926 9780521444927
OCLC Number: 473074049
Description: xi, 335 sider : illustrations (nogle i farver)
Contents: Contents; Foreword; 1. First discoveries: the adventure begins; 2. Solar system voyages; 3. A deep sky guide; 4. The night sky on film: Astrophotography; 5. Amateur astronomy in the electronic age; 6. The build-it-yourself astronomer; Appendices: I. Sky nomenclature; II. Time and timekeeping; III. Your telescope's health: Care and adjustment; IV. Star colours and spectral classes; V. Societies, clubs and activities; Epilogue; Bibliography.
Responsibility: by Jack Newton and Philip Teece


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'The book bubbles with enthusiasm; the authors have clearly enjoyed every hour they have spent at the telescope and their astronomical excitement is infectious.' David Hughes Nature 'If you are just Read more...

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