Cruise Ship Astronomy and Astrophotography

  • Gregory I. Redfern

Part of the The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series book series (PATRICKMOORE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxviii
  2. Cruise Ship Astronomy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
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      Pages 45-57
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      Pages 59-73
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      Pages 111-131
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      Pages 171-202
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      Pages 221-245
  3. Astrophotography at Sea

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 245-245
    2. Gregory I. Redfern
      Pages 249-258
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      Pages 259-270
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  4. Back Matter
    Pages 313-343

About this book


Enrich your next sea vacation with this fun how-to guide to observing and doing astrophotography on water. Collecting together the author’s five decades of astrophotography and teaching experience, this book shares all the practical information you will need to start on your own astronomy adventure.

Part I is full of practical advice on what to pack, the best ways to enjoy the night sky from your cruise ship observatory, specific astronomical objects and events to look out for, and myriad other useful tips. Part II gives you a crash course on astrophotography at sea, teaching you the nitty-gritty details of taking pictures of the night sky. Proof that it can be done is provided by the many amazing color astrophotographs taken by the author while following the steps laid out in this book.


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Authors and affiliations

  • Gregory I. Redfern
    • 1
  1. 1.NASA JPL Solar System AmbassadorRuckersvilleUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Physics and Astronomy
  • Print ISBN 978-3-030-00957-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-030-00958-8
  • Series Print ISSN 1431-9756
  • Series Online ISSN 2197-6562
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