SeriesPatrick Moore's Practical Astronomy Series

89 Works Popularity 14,678 (501 Members) 1,751 Books 6 Reviews ½ 3.6
A Field Guide to Deep-Sky Objects by Mike Inglis 16 copies
1,001 Celestial Wonders to See Before You Die: The Best Sky Objects for Star Gazers by Michael E. Bakich 22 copies
The 100 Best Targets for Astrophotography: A Monthly Guide for CCD Imaging with Amateur Telescopes by Ruben Kier 17 copies
3,000 Deep-Sky Objects: An Annotated Catalogue by Ted Aranda 9 copies
The Amateur Astronomer by Patrick Moore 56 copies
Amateur Telescope Making by Stephen Tonkin 43 copies
Amateur Telescope Making in the Internet Age: Finding Parts, Getting Help, and More by Robert L. Clark 11 copies
The Art and Science of CCD Astronomy by David Ratledge 15 copies
AstroFaqs : Questions Astronomers Frequently Ask by Stephen F. Tonkin 11 copies
Astronomical Cybersketching: Observational Drawing with PDAs and Tablet PCs by Peter Grego 11 copies
Astronomical Equipment for Amateurs by Martin Mobberley 17 copies
Astronomical Sketching: A Step-by-Step Introduction by Richard Handy 34 copies
Astronomical Spectroscopy for Amateurs by Ken M. Harrison 14 copies
Astronomy of the Milky Way: Part 1: Observer's Guide to the Northern Sky by Mike Inglis 12 copies
Astronomy with a Home Computer by Neale Monks 21 copies
Astronomy with Small Telescopes: Up to 5-inch, 125 mm by Stephen F. Tonkin 9 copies
Astrophysics Is Easy!: An Introduction for the Amateur Astronomer by Mike Inglis 48 copies
Aurora: Observing and Recording Nature's Spectacular Light Show by Neil Bone 15 copies
Binocular Astronomy by Stephen Tonkin 22 copies
Building a Roll-Off Roof Observatory: A Complete Guide for Design and Construction by John Hicks 17 copies
A Buyer's and User's Guide to Astronomical Telescopes & Binoculars by James Mullaney 23 copies
Care of Astronomical Telescopes and Accessories: A Manual for the Astronomical Observer and Amateur Telescope Maker by M. Barlow Pepin 18 copies
CCD Astrophotography: High-Quality Imaging from the Suburbs by Adam Stuart 28 copies
Choosing and Using a Dobsonian Telescope by Neil English 7 copies
Choosing and Using a New CAT: Getting the Most from Your Schmidt Cassegrain or Any Catadioptric Telescope by Rod Mollise 12 copies
Choosing and Using a Refracting Telescope by Neil English 13 copies
Choosing and Using a Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope: A Guide to Commercial SCTs and Maksutovs by Rod Mollise 20 copies
The Complete CD Atlas of the Universe by Richard Harshaw 15 copies
Creating and Enhancing Digital Astro Images by Grant Privett 21 copies
Dark Nebulae, Dark Lanes, and Dust Belts by Antony Cooke 5 copies
Deep Sky Observing: The Astronomical Tourist by Steve R. Coe 14 copies
The Deep-Sky Observer's Year: A Guide to Observing Deep-Sky Objects Throughout the Year by Grant Privett 13 copies
Digital Astrophotography: The State of the Art by David Ratledge 31 copies
Field Guide to Meteors and Meteorites by O. Richard Norton 39 copies, 1 review
Go-To Telescopes Under Suburban Skies by Neale Monks 10 copies
Guide to Observing Deep-Sky Objects: A Complete Global Resource for Astronomers by Jeff Farinacci 8 copies
Guidebook to the Constellations: Telescopic Sights, Tales, and Myths by Phil Simpson 12 copies
How to Photograph the Moon and Planets with Your Digital Camera by Tony Buick 36 copies
Human Vision and The Night Sky: How to Improve Your Observing Skills by Michael Borgia 19 copies
Hunting and Imaging Comets by Martin Mobberley 8 copies
Hunting Asteroids by Robert Burns 1 copy
Imaging the Southern Sky: An Amateur Astronomer's Guide by Stephen Chadwick 5 copies
Light Pollution: Responses and Remedies by Bob Mizon 20 copies
Lights in the Sky: Identifying and Understanding Astronomical and Meteorological Phenomena by Michael Maunder 22 copies, 1 review
Lunar and Planetary Webcam User's Guide by Martin Mobberley 21 copies
Make Time for the Stars: Fitting Astronomy into Your Busy Life by Antony Cooke 11 copies
Making Beautiful Deep-Sky Images: Astrophotography with Affordable Equipment and Software by Greg Parker 24 copies
Measure Solar System Objects and Their Movements for Yourself! by John D. Clark 14 copies
The Modern Amateur Astronomer by Patrick Moore 11 copies
The Moon in Close-up: A Next Generation Astronomer's Guide by John Wilkinson 6 copies
More Small Astronomical Observatories by Patrick Moore 15 copies
My Heavens!: The Adventures of a Lonely Stargazer Building an Over-the-Top Observatory by Gordon Rogers 2 copies
The Mythology of the Night Sky: An Amateur Astronomer's Guide to the Ancient Greek and Roman Legends by David E. Falkner 19 copies
Myths, symbols and legends of solar system bodies by Rachel Alexander 6 copies
Navigating the night sky : how to identify the stars and constellations by Guilherme de Almeida 16 copies
The New Amateur Astronomer by Martin Mobberley 13 copies
The Night Sky Companion by Tammy Plotner 23 copies
The Observational Amateur Astronomer by Patrick Moore 24 copies
The Observer's Year: 366 Nights in the Universe by Patrick Moore 50 copies
Observing and Measuring Visual Double Stars by Robert W. Argyle 30 copies
Observing Meteors, Comets, Supernovae and other transient Phenomena by Neil Bone 14 copies
Observing the Messier Objects with a Small Telescope: In the Footsteps of a Great Observer by Philip Pugh 5 copies
Observing the Moon by Peter T. Wlasuk 16 copies, 1 review
Observing the Sun with Coronado Telescopes by Philip Pugh 19 copies
Observing Variable Stars by Gerry A. Good 15 copies
Pattern Asterisms: A New Way to Chart the Stars by John Chiravalle 16 copies
Photo-Guide to the Constellations: A Self-Teaching Guide to Finding Your Way Around the Heavens by C. R. Kitchin 22 copies
Planetary Nebulae: An In-Depth Guide to their Physics and Observation by Owen Brazell 1 copy
Practical Astrophotography by Jeffrey R. Charles 16 copies
A Practical Guide to Lightcurve Photometry and Analysis by Brian Warner 22 copies
The Rainbow Sky : An Exploration of Colors in the Solar System and Beyond by Tony Buick 15 copies
Real Astronomy with Small Telescopes: Step-by-Step Activities for Discovery by Michael Gainer 25 copies
The Science and Art of Using Telescopes by Philip Pugh 18 copies
Scientific Astrophotography: How Amateurs Can Generate and Use Professional Imaging Data (The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series) by Gerald R. Hubbell 9 copies, 1 review
Seeing Stars: The Night Sky Through Small Telescopes by Chris Kitchin 5 copies
Setting-Up a Small Observatory: From Concept to Construction by David Arditti 28 copies
Small Astronomical Observatories by Patrick Moore 14 copies
Software and Data for Practical Astronomers: The Best of the Internet by David Ratledge 14 copies
Solar Observing Techniques by C. R. Kitchin 14 copies
Spectroscopy: The Key to the Stars: Reading the Lines in Stellar Spectra by Keith Robinson 35 copies, 1 review
Starlight: An Introduction to Stellar Physics for Amateurs by Keith Robinson 21 copies
The Sun in Eclipse by Michael Maunder 8 copies
Telescopes and Techniques: An Introduction to Practical Astronomy by Christopher R. Kitchin 56 copies
Transit: When Planets Cross the Sun (Patrick Moore's Practical Astronomy Series) by Michael Maunder 3 copies
The Urban Astronomer's Guide: A Walking Tour of the Cosmos for City Sky Watchers by Rod Mollise 35 copies, 1 review
A User's Guide to the Meade LXD55 and LXD75 Telescopes by Martin Peston 16 copies
Using the Meade ETX: 100 Objects You Can Really See with the Mighty ETX by Mike Weasner 18 copies
Viewing the Constellations with Binoculars: 250 Wonderful Sky Objects to See and Explore by Bojan Kambic 14 copies
Visual Astronomy in the Suburbs: A Guide to Spectacular Viewing by Antony Cooke 29 copies

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Springer list 73 titles in this series. The description from the Springer Publishing web site: This series of books is written for serious newcomers to amateur astronomy, for undergraduate students who are studying astronomy - but not as a first subject - and for interested general readers who want to study astronomy in more depth than is provided by the general run of "popular" astronomy book that is found in the general trade bookshops. All the books in the series are as far as possible non- mathematical. They require only a modest background knowledge of science on the part of the reader, but provide material that goes into the various topics in considerable depth and detail. Practical Astronomy thus bridges the gap between the many introductory books and specialised technical publications. (English, Unclassified)

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