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Apr 02 2010 10:01 AM | Feidb in Observing Books
I'm a hard-core observer and love nothing better than a good reference book with information that is relevant to my goals. Since my friend Roger and I started an Observer's Challenge with the
Mar 19 2010 06:10 AM | desertstars in Observing Books
My first thought when I picked the book up was that this was going to be some heavy reading. Literally. The book weighs over five pounds and measures 12 inches by 10 inches, weight and proportions combining to make the book somewhat awkward to holding while reading. This is not a book to
Jan 06 2010 06:52 AM | dwright in Observing Books
I've been using the two books in this review (along with other references) to track down open clusters and other prey suitable for binoculars and small refractor while figuring out what to get for a
Dec 23 2009 09:08 AM | PhilDurt in Observing Books
I know that in the Northern Hemisphere, Messier objects are wonderful sights to observe with the naked eye, binoculars, and telescopes. What is the ultimate book to help me get the most out of observing Messier objects?
Dec 22 2009 11:01 AM | havira in Observing Books
The authors introduce beginners to the night sky; celestial motion, constellations, and the various objects one can expect to see with a modest telescope
Dec 22 2009 10:57 AM | havira in Observing Books
It shows stars to magnitude 7.6 which includes all stars visible in a modest finderscope. There are 80 charts on facing pages each pair covering
Dec 22 2009 09:29 AM | Guest in Observing Books
As many a new astronomer might aspire, astrophotograhy is one of the reasons for jumping into the field of astronomy. The sheer magnitude