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Observing the Solar System with Filters

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

Abstract

In Chap.  2 we briefly explored Wratten filters for visual observation. In this chapter we take each of the planets in turn and see how the observer can use these filters to enhance each body to the maximum.

Keywords

Solar System Kuiper Belt Oort Cloud Small Telescope Amateur Astronomer 
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Further Reading

  1. Benton J (2005) Saturn and how to observe it. Springer, New YorkGoogle Scholar
  2. Grego P (2012) Mars and how to observe it. Springer, New YorkGoogle Scholar
  3. McNally J (2012) Jupiter and how to observe it. Springer, New YorkGoogle Scholar
  4. North G (2012) Observing the solar system. The modern observers guide. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UKGoogle Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of South WalesGlyntafUK

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