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Astronomy; Amateurs' manuals

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  • Astronomy For Dummiesby Stephen P. Maran

    Wiley 2012; US$ 22.99 US$ 18.39

    The fun and easy way to explore the night sky Do you know the difference between a red giant and a white dwarf? From asteroids to black holes, this easy-to-understand guide takes you on a grand tour of the universe. Featuring updated star maps, charts, and an insert with gorgeous full-color photographs, Astronomy For Dummies provides an easy-to-follow... more...

  • The Monthly Sky Guideby Ian Ridpath; Wil Tirion

    Cambridge University Press 1753; US$ 14.00

    Fully revised and updated guide to the night sky, now in full colour. more...

  • A Walk through the Heavensby Milton D. Heifetz; Wil Tirion

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 18.00

    Easy-to-use guide to the constellations of the night sky and their myths and legends. more...

  • The Observer's Yearby Patrick Moore

    Springer London 2006; US$ 44.95

    For this new edition, the text has been brought fully up to date ? and the period covered is from 2005 to 2010. Inevitably, this has meant that large sections of the book have been completely rewritten. Much has happened since the ?rst edition was published in 1998. Patrick Moore December 2004 v 00-OY2e_PRE(i-xvi).qxd 14/2/05 2:03 PM Page vii Contents... more...

  • Grundlagen der Ephemeridenrechnungby Oliver Montenbruck

    Spektrum Akademischer Verlag 2009; US$ 29.99

    (Autor) Oliver Montenbruck (Titel) Grundlagen der Ephemeridenrechnung (copy) Wer die Positionen, Helligkeiten, Beleuchtungsphasen und die räumliche Orientierung der Körper unseres Sonnensystems selbst berechnen möchte, findet in diesem Buch eine nützliche Sammlung anwendungsbezogener Formeln. Zusätzlich sind hier alle für die Beobachtung wichtigen... more...

  • Fare astronomia con piccoli telescopiby Michael Gainer

    Springer Milan 2009; US$ 19.95

    Non sono necessariamente richiesti strumenti mastodontici per produrre risultati scientificamente validi nel campo dell?astronomia. Anche l?astrofilo dotato di un piccolo telescopio, con un diametro di soli 8-9 cm, può contribuire alla scienza del cielo realizzando utili osservazioni del Sole, della Luna, dei pianeti, delle comete, degli asteroidi,... more...

  • Discover the Starsby Richard Berry

    Crown/Archetype 2010; US$ 16.00

    For everyone who has looked up at the stars on a clear night and longed to know more about them, here is the perfect introduction and guide to discovering the stars. Discover the Stars leads you on a tour of all the stars and constellations visible with the naked eye and introduces you to deep-sky objects that can be seen with binoculars or a simple... more...

  • 1,001 Celestial Wonders to See Before You Dieby Michael E. Bakich

    Springer New York 2010; US$ 44.95

    This guide to the night sky's brightest and most fascinating objects features celestial bodies that are accessible to amateur astronomers using medium-sized telescopes. With its chronological target list, you can enjoy sky-watching on any night of your choice. more...

  • Come si osserva il Soleby Jamey L. Jenkins

    Springer Milan 2010; US$ 19.95

    Come si osserva il Sole - Metodi e tecniche per l'astronomo non professionista more...

  • 2012 Australasian Sky Guideby Nick Lomb

    Powerhouse Publishing 2011; US$ 13.95

    Compact, easy to use and reliable, this popular guide contains everything you need to know about the southern night sky with monthly star maps, diagrams and details of all the year’s exciting celestial events. Wherever you are in Australia or New Zealand, easy calculations allow you to determine when the Sun, Moon and planets will rise and set... more...