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The CasualSky Observer's Guide Stargazing with Binoculars and small Telescopes

Code: WAA0660
Auteurs: Rony De Laet
ISBN: 9781461405948
Uitgever: Springer
Uitgegeven: 21012
Taal: eng
Korte beschrijving: Reveals how amateur astronomers can do serious deep-sky observing without having to invest a lot of time and in expensive or complicated instruments Includes finder charts matched with face-on and edge-on views of our galaxy to help visualize the location and properties of the observed deep-sky objects Contains many attractive wide-field eyepiece sketches that, unlike photographs, show exactly what the dark-adapted human eye sees Serves as a perfect travel companion for stargazing vacations, where baggage restrictions limit the amount of reading material one can take Here is an invaluable guide for those stargazers who are just starting out on their fascinating journey. Don't know what sights to look for? How to locate them? What seasons are best for viewing what stars? All that and more is included in these pages. Plus lots of tips for what equipment to use and good observing techniques. Take this with you to your viewing site, along with your equipment, and you're ready to begin. The universe is there for your viewing pleasure. Enjoy!