50 Things to See with a Small Telescope

Author: John Read
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780999034613
Format: PDF, ePub
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Over 50,000 copies sold! 50 Things to See with a Small Telescope explores the planets, stars, galaxies and nebulae observable from the northern hemisphere. This book includes easy-to-follow star maps and updated eclipse charts through 2030. With the new "Telescope View" feature, you will see how objects appear when viewed through a small telescope.

50 Things to See with a Telescope Kids

Author: John A Read
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780999034651
Format: PDF
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From the author of the bestselling book 50 Things to See with a Small Telescope, this colorful edition explores the constellations with young readers, guiding them to dozens of galaxies, nebulae, and star clusters. Every page features a helpful "telescope view," showing exactly how objects appear through a small telescope or binoculars. While a member of the Mount Diablo Astronomical Society in California, John Read taught thousands of students how to use telescopes and explore the night sky. Now, he's sharing this knowledge with you! Even without a telescope, this introduction to the night sky is essential for every child's collection.

See It with a Small Telescope

Author: Will Kalif
Publisher: Ulysses Press
ISBN: 1612437745
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Have Fun Exploring the Stars with Close-up Views of Space Objects Right from Your Own Backyard Take the mystery and struggle out of discovering new worlds. With hands-on tips, tricks and instructions, this book allows you to unleash the full power of your small telescope and view amazing space objects right from your own backyard, including: • Saturn’s Rings • Jupiter’s Moons • Apollo 11's Landing Site • Orion Nebula • Andromeda Galaxy • Polaris Double Star • Pegasus Globular Cluster • And much, much more!

50 Targets for the Mid Sized Telescope

Author: John Read
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780692858417
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Written as a follow up to 50 Things to See with a Small Telescope, with virtually no overlap in content, 50 Targets for the Mid-Sized Telescope introduces the beginner stargazer to a wonderful new set of astronomical objects. With easy to follow star maps, unique for each target, the budding astronomer will be exploring the universe like never before.

Exploring the Moon Through Binoculars and Small Telescopes

Author: Ernest H. Cherrington
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486150771
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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DIVInformative, profusely illustrated guide to locating and identifying craters, rills, seas, mountains, other lunar features. Newly revised and updated with special section of new photos. Over 100 photos and diagrams. /div

Star Maps for Beginners

Author: I.M. Levitt
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0671791877
Format: PDF, Docs
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The author's maps, which divide the sky into quadrants, and explanations of the constellations are designed to simplify study for the amateur astronomer

The Everything Kids Astronomy Book

Author: Kathi Wagner
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1605501743
Format: PDF, ePub
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Explore the galaxies! Aliens, space ships, and constellations, oh my! Ride on a rocket ship to another galaxy with this stellar book. With The Everything Kids' Astronomy Book, astronomers-in-training will learn: How galaxies like the Milky Way were built. Why the sun's surface is 20,000-50,000-degrees Fahrenheit. Why the earth spins and how gravity works. What comets and asteroids are made of and how they affect planets. The truth about the man in the moon. Why Mars is so hot and what those rings around Saturn are. What scientists think about aliens and life in outer space If you want to build a sky-watching kit or change your room into a small universe, this book will take you on a journey that is out-of-this-world!

Looking Through a Telescope

Author: Linda Bullock
Publisher: Childrens Press
ISBN: 9780516279060
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Simple text and photographs describe and illustrate how to use a telescope.

Astronomy with a Home Telescope The Top 50 Celestial Bodies to Discover in the Night Sky

Author: Seth Penricke
Publisher: Callisto Media Inc.
ISBN: 1623156491
Format: PDF, Kindle
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See What’s Out There To experience the greatest show on Earth, all you have to do is look up. With a simple home telescope, an astronomy novice can see the rings of Saturn, comets, asteroids, and nebulae. But even the bravest astronomy buffs know better than to explore outer space without a guide. That’s why everything you need to marvel at the stars is here in Astronomy at a Glance. Exciting profiles of 50 astronomy objects in the night skyClear directions to locate each astronomy object with a home telescopeAstronomy origin stories, scientific examples, and pop culture referencesExpert astronomy advice on using and cleaning your telescopeComplete schedule of solar and lunar eclipses Astronomy at a Glance is the best way to discover our distant neighbors in the cosmos.

Turn Left at Orion

Author: Guy Consolmagno
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139503731
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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With over 100,000 copies sold since first publication, this is one of the most popular astronomy books of all time. It is a unique guidebook to the night sky, providing all the information you need to observe a whole host of celestial objects. With a new spiral binding, this edition is even easier to use outdoors at the telescope and is the ideal beginner's book. Keeping its distinct one-object-per-spread format, this edition is also designed for Dobsonian telescopes, as well as for smaller reflectors and refractors, and covers Southern hemisphere objects in more detail. Large-format eyepiece views, positioned side-by-side, show objects exactly as they are seen through a telescope, and with improved directions, updated tables of astronomical information and an expanded night-by-night Moon section, it has never been easier to explore the night sky on your own. Many additional resources are available on the accompanying website, www.cambridge.org/turnleft.