Exploring the Moon and the Planets

  • Neil T. English
Part of the The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series book series (PATRICKMOORE)


For many amateur astronomers, there is nothing more thrilling than the sight of the crescent Moon or a bright planet in the night sky. Telescopes are fantastic tools to get up close and personal, and in this chapter, we’ll be exploring how to use the ShortTube 80 to get the best possible images of our nearest neighbors in space. Let’s begin with arguably the most accessible planetary object; our glorious Moon.

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© Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • Neil T. English
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  1. 1.Fintry, GlasgowUK

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