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Double Stars for Small Telescopes

Oct 14 2008 02:13 AM | David Knisely in Books Reports

One class of target which often seems to be slighted by amateur astronomers is double stars.

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CN Report: Observing the Arp Peculiar Galaxies

May 28 2007 04:29 PM | CN_Admin in Books Reports

Looking for some different observing targets? Take a look at the unusual denizens of Dr. Halton Arp's realm with the help of Alvin H. Huey's latest guide - Observing the Arp Peculiar Galaxies.

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CN Report: The HB AstroAtlas

Mar 22 2005 05:02 AM | CN_Admin in Books Reports

Looking for a detailed sky atlas? Tom Trusock takes a look at the HB AstroAtlas...

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CN Report: Moon Observers Guide

Mar 23 2005 05:32 AM | desertstars in Books Reports

Need some help in figuring out what to observe on the moon? Tom Watson examines the Moon Observers Guide

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CN Report: The Night Sky Observer's Guide

Mar 22 2005 05:19 PM | David Knisely in Books Reports

David Knisely takes an in-depth look at this popular two-volume set

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CN Report: Discover the Stars

Mar 23 2005 05:30 AM | Guest in Books Reports

Daniel Huang takes a look at this book which is aimed at helping a beginner who knows nothing about the night sky

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CN Report: The Messier Objects - Deep Sky Companions

Mar 22 2005 04:37 PM | CN_Admin in Books Reports

Tom Trusock examines Stephen James O'Meara's personal guide to the Messier objects he knows so very well

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CN Report: First Light

Mar 22 2005 04:44 PM | CN_Admin in Books Reports

Tom Trusock offers his impressions of Richard Preston's description of activities at Palomar

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CN Report: The Caldwell Objects

Mar 22 2005 05:09 PM | CN_Admin in Books Reports

Tom Trusock delivers a report on Stephen James O'Meara's followup to his Messier treatise - this time examining the Caldwell object list

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CN Report: The Dobsonian Telescope

Mar 22 2005 05:14 PM | CN_Admin in Books Reports

Tom Trusock gives us a closeup view of Kriege and Berry's famous treatise on large Newtonian telescope construction

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CN Report: Astrologs Observing Logs

Mar 22 2005 04:32 PM | asaint in Books Reports

Allister St. Claire asks, "Thinking of keeping notes of your observing sessions?". He then reports that if you are, Astrologs has 2 products that will really help you out

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CN Report: See The Stars

Mar 22 2005 04:18 PM | asaint in Books Reports

Allister St. Claire reviews this book (highly recommended by the CN Staff) which purports to take a beginner through the process of learning the twelve brightest constellations

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CN Report: The Perfect Machine

Mar 22 2005 04:27 PM | CN_Admin in Books Reports

Tom Trusock gives us a look at Ronald Florence's account of the construction of one of the world's greatest telescopes - the 200" Hale on Mt. Palomar

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CN Report: Epic Moon

Mar 22 2005 04:56 PM | CN_Admin in Books Reports

Tom Trusock reports on Sheehan and Dobbins' history of Earthbound Lunar exploration

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CN Report: Moon Hunters

Mar 22 2005 05:00 PM | CN_Admin in Books Reports

Tom Trusock shares his impressions of Jeffrey Kluger's description of JPL and the unmanned space program

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CN Report: The Modern Moon

Mar 22 2005 05:04 PM | CN_Admin in Books Reports

Tom Trusock examines Charles A. Wood's personal view of our Moon

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