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- Springer London 2006; US$ 33.23
This book de-mystifies the jargon of webcams and computer processing, and provides detailed hints and tips for imaging the Sun, Moon and planets with a webcam. It demonstrates how inexpensive technologies are revolutionizing imaging more...
- Springer New York 2007; US$ 23.73
This book is a unique guide to supernova facts, and it is also an observing/discovery guide, all in one package. It is the only book about supernovae that explains to amateur astronomers what they are, and how to observe and discover them. more...
- Springer New York 2007; US$ 23.73
This is the ultimate, easy-to-read guide for "eclipse-chasers" which includes everything an eclipse chaser needs. It provides a checklist of where to go to see total solar eclipses, for the next 15 years, and includes travel details. more...
- Springer New York 2009; US$ 23.73
This book is about observing dramatic cosmic events. You might think that the observation of gamma ray bursts, cataclysmic variable star outbursts, distant supernovae, and active galactic nuclei are beyond the range of amateurs ? but this is not the case. more...
- Springer New York 2010; US$ 37.98
Hunting and Imaging Comets provides readers with the knowledge and techniques necessary to discover, monitor, and photograph comets. The discovery of comet fragments in SOHO image data is also discussed, as well as CCD monitoring of older comets prone to violent outbursts. more...
- Springer New York 2009; US$ 33.23
Messier?s catalog of 109 "non-stellar" objects is a classic astronomy guide. In 1995, British astronomer Sir Patrick Moore published his own catalog of 109 further objects. This book discusses Moore and his objects, and it describes how to find them. more...
- Springer London 2012; US$ 37.00
Amateur astronomy has changed beyond recognition in less than two decades. The reason is, of course, technology. Affordable high-quality telescopes, computer-controlled 'go to' mountings, autoguiders, CCD cameras, video, and (as always) computers and the Internet, are just a few of the advances that have revolutionized astronomy for the twenty-first... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 37.00
This book presents the ultimate biography of one of the world?s most famous amateur astronomers, Sir Patrick Moore. It discusses all aspects of his life and work, from his childhood and RAF service to his astronomical observations and his many publications. more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 37.00
The result of an exhaustive study of Sir Patrick Moore?s observations of the Moon and planets for more than 60 years, this book is a fantastic companion to the extremely popular, ?It Came From Outer Space Wearing an RAF Blazer!? written by the same author. Moore recorded his telescopic observations in his logbooks, which are reproduced and described... more...
- Springer Milan 2007; US$ 8.88
In meno di due decenni l?astronomia amatoriale ha cambiato volto. Il motivo, naturalmente, è il progresso tecnologico. Telescopi economici, ma di alta qualità, montature "go-to" controllate dal computer, autoguide, camere CCD, videocamere e (come sempre) computer e Internet sono soltanto alcuni degli elementi che hanno rivoluzionato l?astronomia del... more...