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The Urban Astronomer"s Guide A Walking Tour of the Cosmos for City Sky Watchers (Patrick Moore"s Practical Astronomy Series) by Rod Mollise

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Published by Springer .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Popular astronomy,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Astronomy - General,
  • Science / Astronomy,
  • astronomy books,
  • filtering light pollution

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages257
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8962520M
ISBN 101846282160
ISBN 109781846282164

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Most amateur astronomers yearn to observe more frequently. Many of them, however, live in urban and highly developed suburban areas that are heavily light polluted. Due to this light pollution, they are under the impression that deep sky objects - nebulae, galaxies, star clusters- are eitherBrand: Springer-Verlag London.   Astronomy book since I became interested in "serious" astronomy, yet The Urban Astronomer's Guide may have taken it's place at the top of my list. After reading The Urban Astronomer's Guide, Turn Left at Orion seems outdated in its descriptions of objects from urban viewing sessions and lack of techniques and equipment discussions.   The Urban Astronomers Guide brings serious deep space observation right to where you can get the most out of it – your own back yard." (Ray Bradfield, Astronomy and Space, February, ) From the Publisher4/4(1). Buy The Urban Astronomer's Guide: A Walking Tour of the Cosmos for City Sky Watchers (The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series) by Mollise, Rod (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(29).

The Urban Astronomer's Guide: A Walking Tour of the Cosmos for City Sky Watchers: Rod Mollise: Books - (29). Buy a cheap copy of The Urban Astronomer's Guide: A Walking book by Rod Mollise. This book covers the why, how, and what of astronomy under light-polluted skies. The prospective city-based observer is told why to observe from home (there Free shipping over $   The Urban Astronomers Guide - posted in Astro Art, Books, Websites & Other Media: The Urban Astronomers Guide: A Walking Tour of the Cosmos for City Sky Watchers (Patrick Moores Practical Astronomy Series) (Paperback) Was thinking of picking this up tomorrow. Anybody read it, that would like to comment? Thanks. The Urban Astronomer's Guide book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Most amateur astronomers yearn to observe more frequent 4/5.

The Urban Astronomer's Guide. [Mollise Rod] This book covers the "why," "how," and "what" of astronomy under light-polluted skies. It is aimed at urban astronomers and showcases the countless objects - galaxies, nebulae. From the reviews: "The Urban Astronomer's Guide seeks to debunk and a convincing job it does too. â Š a useful introduction to astronomy in general and a helpful guide to anyone, urban or otherwise, thinking of buying or upgrading their equipment. â Š The Urban Astronomers Guide brings serious deep space observation right to where you can get the most out of it your own back yard.".   The book is divided into two parts, providing a high reread value for the urban amateur astronomer of all experience levels. It is a practical book, which includes a great deal of reading, a number of “real” astrophotos (sorry, no Hubble shots here), sketches, descriptions, photos of example equipment (that is mostly affordable), actual.   The modern classic, completely updated. The newest edition of The Backyard Astronomer's Guide includes the latest data and answers the questions most often asked by home astronomers, from beginners to experienced stargazers. Terence Dickinson and Alan Dyer provide expert guidance on the right types of telescopes and other equipment; photographing the stars through a /5(5).