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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • L'osservazione delle stelle variabili (Italian Edition)by Gerry A. Good

    Springer 2008; US$ 19.95

    L?osservazione delle stelle variabili 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. La seconda... more...

  • The Herschel Objects, and How to Observe Themby James Mullaney

    Springer 2007; US$ 32.95

    Deep-sky observers are always on the lookout for new observing challenges. This guide offers an opportunity to retrace the footsteps of Sir William Herschel, discoverer of Uranus and arguably the greatest visual observer and celestial explorer. It lists various impressive of Herschel's star clusters, nebulae and galaxies. more...

  • The Observer's Sky Atlasby E. Karkoschka

    Springer 2007; US$ 34.95

    This title includes a short introduction to observing, a thorough description of the star charts and tables, a glossary and much more. It is perfect for both the beginner and seasoned observer. It is fully revised edition of a best-selling and highly-praised sky atlas. more...

  • Un anno intero sotto il cieloby Patrick Moore

    Springer 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...