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  • Pattern Asterismsby John Chiravalle

    Springer 2007; US$ 39.95

    Provides a learning tool to facilitate identifying patterns and stars in the sky. This catalogue includes star pictures, dot-to-dot outlines of the objects, and an artistic image next to the star patterns. It provides size, stellar magnitudes, and coordinates, along with north direction, star-hopping instructions and Sky Atlas 2000 references. more...

  • Human Vision and The Night Skyby Michael Borgia

    Springer 2006; US$ 29.95

    Suitable for amateur astronomers who are readers of "Sky" and "Telescope" magazine or similar astronomy periodicals. This book begins with teaching astronomers to use their most important astronomy tool, their eyes. Then, it discusses how to select the right telescope. more...

  • Erde und Planetenby Wilhelm Raith

    De Gruyter 2001; US$ 1,904.00

    Die gemeinsame Behandlung der Erde und der durch die Raumfahrt uns näher gerückten Planeten wurde beibehalten, ebenso die ausführliche Beschreibung der Biosphären-Physik in den Kapiteln 2 bis 4. Die verbesserte und aktualisierte 2. Auflage enthält auch Internet-Hinweise am Ende jedes Kapitels. more...

  • L'astrofilo modernoby Martin Mobberley

    Springer 2007; US$ 29.95

    In meno di due decenni lastronomia amatoriale ha cambiato volto. Il motivo, naturalmente, il progresso tecnologico. Telescopi economici, ma di alta qualit, montature "go-to" controllate dal computer, autoguide, camere CCD, videocamere e (come sempre) computer e Internet sono soltanto alcuni degli elementi che hanno rivoluzionato lastronomia... more...

  • Organizations and Strategies in Astronomy 6by Andre Heck

    Springer 2006; US$ 269.00

    Part of the "Organizations and Strategies in Astronomy (OSA)" series, this book considers various aspects of astronomy-related life and environment. The chapters deal with socio-dynamical aspects of the astronomy (and related space sciences) community. more...

  • Jupiterby John McAnally

    Springer 2007; US$ 39.95

    Provides information for amateur astronomers who want to know all about what it is they are observing. This book also deals with observing techniques for practical astronomers, and working with a range of different instruments. more...

  • Astronomical Sketchingby Richard Handy; Sol Robbins; Jeremy Perez; Erika Rix; David B. Moody

    Springer 2007; US$ 44.95

    Despite the fact that there are a variety of drawing media and techniques, there exists no comprehensive treatment of the subject of astronomical sketching. This book contains information regarding equipment, types of telescope and eyepiece combinations, techniques for preserving and archiving sketches, and suggestions for accurate record keeping. more...

  • Lights in the Skyby Michael Maunder

    Springer 2007; US$ 29.95

    Many lights and other objects in the sky go unrecognised, or at least are little understood by those observing them. And there is still a residuum of objects that remain unidentified by the watcher - classed generally as 'UFOs'. This title presents an identification guide, very much like the "plant identifier" sections found in a... more...

  • Venus and Mercury, and How to Observe Themby Peter Grego

    Springer 2007; US$ 34.95

    Venus and Mercury have long been regarded as difficult targets for amateur observers, but advances in commercially-made telescopes have brought them within the skills of observers of only moderate experience. This book presents description of the history and geology of the so-called inferior planets. more...

  • Organizations and Strategies in Astronomyby Andre Heck

    Springer 2007; US$ 289.00

    The seventh volume under the title "Organizations and Strategies in Astronomy (OSA)", this book covers chapters that deal with socio-dynamical aspects of the astronomy community: characteristics of organizations, strategies for development, operational techniques, observing practicalities, journal and magazine profiles, and more. more...