Touring the Universe through Binoculars: A Complete Astronomer's Guidebook (Wiley Science Editions)

By Philip S. Harrington

This complete paintings takes you on a private journey of the universe utilizing not anything greater than a couple of binoculars. extra entire than any ebook at present to be had, it starts off with Earth's nearest neighbor, the moon, after which is going directly to discover every one planet within the sun process, asteroids, meteors, comets and the solar. Following this, the reader is whisked away into deep house to discover celestial our bodies together with stars which are identified and plenty of points of interest much less conventional. the ultimate bankruptcy contains a special atlas of deep-sky items obvious via binoculars. The appendices comprise information on the way to purchase, deal with and keep astronomical binoculars, guidance and tricks on utilizing them, and certain details on a number of home-made binocular mounts.

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