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Astronomy; Amateurs' manuals

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  • L'astrofilo modernoby A. Carbognani; Martin Mobberley

    Springer Milan 2007; US$ 29.95

    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...

  • Turn Left at Orionby Guy Consolmagno; Dan M. Davis

    Cambridge University Press 1753; US$ 28.00

    Fascinating guide for beginning amateur astronomers using small telescopes in the northern and southern hemisphere. more...

  • The Earth and the Moonby Linda T. Elkins-Tanton

    Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 37.50

    Compares the Earth equally with other planets to display the similarities and differences between the various orbiting bodies. This volume discusses the fundamental aspects of the Earth as a planet. It also covers the evolution of the moon in relation to the geological features of the Earth. more...

  • Un anno intero sotto il cieloby Patrick Moore

    Springer Milan 2007; US$ 29.95

    Ci sono 365 notti in un anno (366 se bisestile) e per l?astrofilo non ce ne sono mai due uguali. Il cielo ogni notte propone un suo show che ha per protagonisti migliaia di oggetti come stelle, costellazioni, pianeti, nebulose, da riconoscere uno ad uno, da ammirare e studiare. Sir Patrick Moore ? celeberrimo conduttore televisivo inglese, astrofilo... more...

  • L'osservazione delle stelle variabiliby Gerry A. Good

    Springer Milan 2008; US$ 19.95

    L?osservazione delle stelle variabili è uno dei principali contributi che gli astronomi dilettanti possono offrire alla scienza e questo libro fornisce tutte le informazioni necessarie per dedicarvisi con profitto. Nella prima parte vengono presentate in dettaglio le diverse classi di variabili, con esempi, curve di luce e descrizioni fisiche.... more...

  • The Night Sky Companionby Ken Vogt; Tammy Plotner

    Springer New York 2009; US$ 39.95

    In almanac fashion, this book tells what sky objects can be explored on a nightly basis in 2009 ? 2010, combined with history, location maps, star hop instructions, and more. It provides a digest for sky watchers and will appeal to readers at all skill levels. more...

  • Earth Surface Processesby Philip A. Allen

    Wiley 2009; US$ 137.95

    Earth Surface Processes is an introductory text for those studying the dynamics of fluid and sediment transport in the environments, in the context of both present-day patterns as well as the environmental changes decipherable in the geological record. The book is divided into two parts. The first deals with the global-scale aspects of the earth's... more...

  • Eye Wonder: Earthby DK Publishing

    DK Publishing 2015; US$ 9.99

    Travel on an incredible journey through Eye Wonder: Earth. This book takes you from powerful volcanoes to beautiful waterfalls and everywhere in between. Discover the power and beauty of our planet through pictures and a visual approach, encouraging curiosity in young, school-age children. Learn about science, history, and the natural world through... more...

  • Viewing the Constellations with Binocularsby Bojan Kambic

    Springer New York 2009; US$ 39.95

    Aimed at beginners and intermediate-level astronomers, this complete guide to practical astronomy covers everything from basic concepts to the best binoculars to practical hints and tips. It includes a complete atlas and guide to the night sky down to 30° N. more...

  • A Visual Astronomer's Photographic Guide to the Deep Skyby Stefan Rumistrzewicz

    Springer New York 2010; US$ 44.95

    Aimed at observers who don?t examine deep-sky objects because they don?t know what to look for, this volume focuses on these objects and provides photographs of all those discussed?exactly as they would be seen from amateur astronomers? suburban locations. more...