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The Sky Observer's Guide: A Handbook for Amateur Astronomers (Golden… (edition 1985)

by R. Newton Mayall, Margaret W. Mayall, Jerome Wyckoff, John Polgreen (Illustrator)

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Title:The Sky Observer's Guide: A Handbook for Amateur Astronomers (Golden Guide)
Authors:R. Newton Mayall
Other authors:Margaret W. Mayall, Jerome Wyckoff, John Polgreen (Illustrator)
Info:Golden Books Pub Co (Adult) (2000), Paperback, 160 pages
Collections:Natural Sciences
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This attractively illustrated and easy-to-read book is filled with practical information for the amateur astronomer. In clear and simple terms it explains the use of binoculars and telescopes, what objects in the sky to look for, and when and how best to see them. Profusely illustrated with photographs, diagrams, charts and tables, it is recommended by leading astronomers.
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Filled with practical information for the amateur astronomer, this Golden Guide explains:
-How to select and use binoculars and telescopes
-How to best observe stars, the moon, planets, comets, meteors, and other celestial objects
-How to use star charts
Profusely illustrated with photographs, diagrams, charts, and tables, this guide is recommended by leading astronomers.
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Discusses how to select and use binoculars and telescopes, how to observe planets, meteors, comets, and other celestial bodies, and how to use star charts.

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