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A Complete Manual of Amateur Astronomy: Tools and Techniques for Astronomical Observations

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Publisher Comments:

Concise, highly readable book discusses the selection, set-up, and maintenance of a telescope; amateur studies of the sun; lunar topography and occultations; observations of Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, the minor planets and the stars; an introduction to photoelectric photometry; and more. 1981 edition. 124 figures. 26 halftones. 37 tables.

Book News Annotation:

This readable guide to observing the sky provides amateur and student astronomers with practical knowledge of telescope use and astronomical photography, describes astronomical phenomena that can be observed, and gives ideas for research projects. This is an unabridged republication of a book published by Prentice-Hall, New York, 1981. Clay is affiliated with Arkansas Sky Observatory. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Table of Contents

1. The Selection of a Telescope.

2. Instrument Setup and Maintenance.

3. Observations of Meteors.

4. Comets: A Guide to Observation, Photography, and Discovery.

5. Amateur Studies of the Sun.

6. Lunar Topography.

7. Lunar Occultations.

8. Mars: The Red Planet.

9. Jupiter: An Amateur's Guide to Research Projects.

10. Observations of Saturn.

11. Visual Photometry of the Minor Planets.

12. Studies of Variable Stars.

13. An Introduction to Photoelectric Photometry.

14. Astrophotography for the Amateur Astronomer.

  Glossary. Appendices. Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486428208
Subtitle:
Tools and Techniques for Astronomical Observations
Author:
Sherrod, P Clay
Author:
Sholem Aleichem, Thomas L.
Author:
Koed, Thomas L.
Author:
Sherrod, P. Clay
Author:
Space
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
Mineola, N.Y.
Subject:
Astronomy
Subject:
Star Observation
Subject:
Astronomy - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Books on Astronomy
Series Volume:
no. 96-4
Publication Date:
20030520
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Language:
English
Illustrations:
124 (Figs. and H/T). 37 Tables
Pages:
335
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.5 in 1.13 pd

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