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Moon Observer's Guide

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Publisher Comments:

Night-by-night guide to observing the moon covering lunar geology and the causes of physical features such as craters and volcanoes. Includes guidelines for choosing equipment and recording observations.

Book News Annotation:

In this selection of the Astronomy Book Club, Grego presents a pocket guide with a lunar primer, advice on equipment for night-to-night moon-watching, a glossary, resources, and detailed maps.
Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

A night-by-night guide to studying the moon.

The moon is usually the first celestial body that captures a stargazer's attention and imagination. Throughout history, the moon has endured as a universal subject of myth, poems, entertainment and intense scientific endeavor.

In clear language and with full color photographs and illustrations throughout, Moon Observer's Guide offers practical guidance to amateur astronomers viewing Earth's only natural satellite. There is valuable advice for observing the Moon with the naked eye, binoculars and telescopes. Central to this book is a detailed 28-day guide to lunar features. Lunar geology and the various causes of physical features, such as craters and volcanoes, are described.

Also included are: Guidelines for choosing binoculars and telescopesWays of recording observationsDigital and conventional photographyUsing Internet resources, personal computers and lunar software programsSafety tips for observing the moon during solar and lunar eclipsesDetailed moon maps

This book is an ideal reference for the growing numbers of beginning astronomers.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781552978887
Author:
Grego, Peter
Publisher:
Firefly Books
Location:
Toronto
Subject:
Astronomy - Solar System
Subject:
Star Observation
Subject:
Moon
Subject:
Lune
Subject:
Astronomy - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Series Volume:
1279
Publication Date:
20040231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
775x500

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Product details 192 pages Firefly Books Ltd - English 9781552978887 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , A night-by-night guide to studying the moon.

The moon is usually the first celestial body that captures a stargazer's attention and imagination. Throughout history, the moon has endured as a universal subject of myth, poems, entertainment and intense scientific endeavor.

In clear language and with full color photographs and illustrations throughout, Moon Observer's Guide offers practical guidance to amateur astronomers viewing Earth's only natural satellite. There is valuable advice for observing the Moon with the naked eye, binoculars and telescopes. Central to this book is a detailed 28-day guide to lunar features. Lunar geology and the various causes of physical features, such as craters and volcanoes, are described.

Also included are: Guidelines for choosing binoculars and telescopesWays of recording observationsDigital and conventional photographyUsing Internet resources, personal computers and lunar software programsSafety tips for observing the moon during solar and lunar eclipsesDetailed moon maps

This book is an ideal reference for the growing numbers of beginning astronomers.

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