Astronomy as a Hobby

  • Martin Peston
Part of the Patrick Moore’s Practical Astronomy Series book series (PATRICKMOORE)


It is said that Astronomy is the oldest of the sciences. For thousands of years civilisations have looked up at the sky, the Sun, the Moon and the Planets and tried to link their destinies to them. Huge stone observatories were built to predict the movements of the Sun, Moon and the Stars.


Bright Star Meteor Shower Apparent Magnitude Light Pollution Cardinal Point 


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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Peston
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  1. 1.RomfordEssexUK

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