The Casual Sky Observer's Guide

Stargazing with Binoculars and Small Telescopes

  • Rony De Laet

Part of the Astronomer's Pocket Field Guide book series (ASTROPOC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
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    Pages 99-115
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    Pages 117-132
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    Pages 133-147
  8. May
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  17. Back Matter
    Pages 279-292

About this book


Here is an invaluable guide for those stargazers who are just starting out on their fascinating journey. Don't know what sights to look for? How to locate them? What seasons are best for viewing what stars?

All that and more is included in these pages. Plus lots of tips for what equipment to use and good observing techniques.

Take this with you to your viewing site, along with your equipment, and you're ready to begin. The universe is there for your viewing pleasure. Enjoy!


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Authors and affiliations

  • Rony De Laet
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  1. 1.BekkevoortBelgium

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2012
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Physics and Astronomy
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4614-0594-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4614-0595-5
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