50 Things To See With A Small Telescope Southern Hemisphere Edition

Author: John Read
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1530741599
Size: 17.43 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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A special edition for aspiring astronomers living south of the equator. This special edition of 50 Things to See with a Small Telescope explores the planets, stars, galaxies and nebulae observed from all over the southern hemisphere. Not only does this book demonstrate how to find things, it also shows what many of these objects look like through a small telescope!Here are just some of the items this book will help you find:* Planets* Nebulae* Comets* Globular Clusters * The International Space StationI am very excited to share my knowledge of astronomy and I am sure you will enjoy this book for years to come.

50 Things To See With A Small Telescope

Author: John A. Read
Publisher: John a Read
ISBN: 0615826717
Size: 11.79 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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People love this book! 50 Things to See with a Small Telescope details the go-to objects observed at stargazing events all over the Northern Hemisphere. People of all ages frequently ask, "How did you find that so quickly?" Well, this book will explain just that! The planets in our solar system, the International Space Station, sunspots, birds, nebula, airplanes, and comets are just some of the items that his book will help you find! If you have been having difficulties enjoying your small telescope, this book is for you. There is something interesting about pretty much everything in outer space and it is exciting how many pop-culture references are derived from things in the night sky! Viewing the stars referenced in Star Trek, or talking about a character in Harry Potter named after a constellation, is just another way to make stargazing that much more fun! I am very excited to share my knowledge of astronomy and I am sure you will enjoy this book for years to come. By working through the 50 items in this book you will achieve a well-rounded understanding of amateur astronomy.

Nightwatch

Author: Terence Dickinson
Publisher: Firefly Books
ISBN: 9781552093023
Size: 18.11 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Offers advice on observing the stars and constellations, discusses useful equipment, and includes information on the moon, comets, eclipses, and planets

Astronomy With A Home Telescope The Top 50 Celestial Bodies To Discover In The Night Sky

Author: Seth Penricke
Publisher: Callisto Media Inc.
ISBN: 9781623156497
Size: 10.52 MB
Format: PDF
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See What’s Out There To experience the greatest show on Earth, all you have to do is look up. With a simple home telescope, an astronomy novice can see the rings of Saturn, comets, asteroids, and nebulae. But even the bravest astronomy buffs know better than to explore outer space without a guide. That’s why everything you need to marvel at the stars is here in Astronomy at a Glance. Exciting profiles of 50 astronomy objects in the night skyClear directions to locate each astronomy object with a home telescopeAstronomy origin stories, scientific examples, and pop culture referencesExpert astronomy advice on using and cleaning your telescopeComplete schedule of solar and lunar eclipses Astronomy at a Glance is the best way to discover our distant neighbors in the cosmos.

The Everything Kids Astronomy Book

Author: Kathi Wagner
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781605501741
Size: 13.46 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Explore the galaxies! Aliens, space ships, and constellations, oh my! Ride on a rocket ship to another galaxy with this stellar book. With The Everything Kids' Astronomy Book, astronomers-in-training will learn: How galaxies like the Milky Way were built. Why the sun's surface is 20,000-50,000-degrees Fahrenheit. Why the earth spins and how gravity works. What comets and asteroids are made of and how they affect planets. The truth about the man in the moon. Why Mars is so hot and what those rings around Saturn are. What scientists think about aliens and life in outer space If you want to build a sky-watching kit or change your room into a small universe, this book will take you on a journey that is out-of-this-world!

Star Maps For Beginners

Author: I.M. Levitt
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780671791872
Size: 13.51 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The author's maps, which divide the sky into quadrants, and explanations of the constellations are designed to simplify study for the amateur astronomer

Discover The Stars

Author: Richard Berry
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
ISBN: 9780307774552
Size: 13.69 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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For everyone who has looked up at the stars on a clear night and longed to know more about them, here is the perfect introduction and guide to discovering the stars. Discover the Stars leads you on a tour of all the stars and constellations visible with the naked eye and introduces you to deep-sky objects that can be seen with binoculars or a simple telescope. The tour is conducted by the editor of Astronomy magazine, Richard Berry, whose two-color, computer-plotted sky maps and clear instructions make stargazing fun and productive from your first night out. The heart of Discover the Stars is two sections of big, beautiful sky maps and charts. The first section features twelve maps that show the entire sky overhead as it appears during each month of the year. These outline all the constellations visible anywhere in the Northern Hemisphere, and the accompanying text reveals the rich ancient mythology that surrounds the star groups. The second section is made up of twenty-three star charts that depict smaller regions of the sky in great detail. These charts give the names of key stars and lead you to fascinating features such as stars with unusual colors, double stars, variable stars, nebulae, and galaxies. Separate chapters cover basics, such as how the stars move through the sky, how to find your way around the moon and the planets, making an astronomer's flashlight, and choosing and using a telescope -- all in terms that are easy to grasp and remember. Discover the Stars is the perfect introduction to the heavens, simple enough to be useful if you're just starting out but packed with enough information to keep you learning and enjoying the stars for years to come. From the Trade Paperback edition.