Stargazing With Binoculars

Stargazing With Binoculars

Book - 2012
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Praise for the first edition:
A serious contender for the title of best all-around introduction to binocular astronomy.
-- Sky and Telescope

Updated with the latest in binocular technology

Stargazing with Binoculars is the ideal guide for newcomers to astronomy. The authors lead the beginner through the first steps of using binoculars to observe the night sky, describing what will be visible and showing how to find specific objects. They review the wide range of binoculars currently on the market and provide advice on features to consider before making a purchase.

This new edition has been thoroughly updated to incorporate the most recent advances in binoculars. Illustrated throughout and filled with handy tips and tricks, it covers:

What to expect from binoculars and how they actually work Buying binoculars for the first time Upgrading after the first purchase Observing the sun, the moon, planets, comets, asteroids, stars, clusters, variable stars, double stars, novas, nebulas and galaxies The effects of light pollution Observing from the city and from the countryside Terminology.

Stargazing with Binoculars is a practical, easy-to-read handbook for newcomers to astronomy.

Publisher: Richmond Hill, Ont. : Firefly Books, 2012.
Edition: 3rd ed. --
ISBN: 9781770850439
1770850430
Characteristics: 208 p. :,ill. (chiefly col.)
Additional Contributors: Frydman, David

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