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Advanced amateur astronomy

by Gerald North

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Edinburgh University Press, Distributed in North America by Columbia University Press in Edinburgh, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronomy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 299-304) and index.

    StatementGerald North.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB45 .N67 1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination313 p. :
    Number of Pages313
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1777368M
    ISBN 100748602534
    LC Control Number92132973

    The essential guide to astronomy. Research isn’t just for the professionals. Amateur astronomers do cutting-edge science, too, sometimes partnering with professional astronomers in pro-am to their ability to move and observe when and where they choose, amateurs are also often better at tracking asteroids or hunting for new supernovae than many pros. Amateurs are . A guide to advanced work in amateur astronomy. Covers telescope optics and hardware, electronic imaging and astrophotography, photometry, spectroscopy and radio astronomy. A guide for any amateur Read more.

    Carole Stott, New Scientist, ‘ many astronomers will welcome the updated second edition of Gerald North’s Advanced Amateur Astronomy.’Carole Stott, New Scientist, '… this is an excellent book with which to consider specialising in a particular area of practical astronomy . This book is for amateur astronomers who want to move beyond pictures of constellations in star guides and solve the mysteries of a starry night. It is a book for readers who have wondered, for example, where Saturn will appear in the night sky, when the sun will rise and set, or how long the space station will be over their location.

    Amateur and popular astronomy Solar System objects. Whether you are a beginner or more advanced astronomer, you will find all you need in this book to help develop your knowledge and skills. If you’re ready to advance your knowledge of amateur astronomy or casual stargazing, Cosmic Pursuits has a full range of courses and e-books to help you learn more about the night sky, select telescopes, and see hundreds of deep-sky of these courses and e-books are available online so you can access the material anytime and anywhere.


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