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  • The Herschel Objects and How to Observe Themby James Mullaney

    Springer New York 2007; US$ 32.95

    Amateur astronomers ? particularly deep-sky observers ? are always on the lookout for new observing challenges. The Herschel Objects, and How to Observe Them offers the exciting opportunity of retracing the steps of the greatest visual observer and celestial explorer that ever lived. This is a practical guide to seeing the most impressive of Herschel?s... more...

  • The Night Sky Companionby Tammy Plotner; T. Mann; K. Vogt

    Springer New York 2007; US$ 29.95

    The Night Sky Companion is a comprehensive guide to what can be explored in the heavens on a nightly basis. Designed to appeal to readers at all skill levels, it provides a digest for sky watchers interested in all types of astronomical information. more...

  • The Observer's Sky Atlasby Erich Karkoschka

    Springer New York 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 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 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...

  • Marswalk Oneby Shayler David

    Springer London 2007; US$ 59.99

    MARSWALK ONE: First Steps on a New Planet addresses the question of why we should embark on a journey to Mars, documenting what the first human crew will do when they place their feet in the red dust of the planet. The book also addresses why we need to carry out these tasks and, more importantly, what a human crew could achieve that an automated... more...

  • Planetary Crustsby S. Ross Taylor; Scott McLennan

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 56.00

    This comprehensive reference volume surveys the development of crusts on solid planets and satellites in the solar system. 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...

  • Cataclysmic Cosmic Events and How to Observe Themby Martin Mobberley

    Springer New York 2009; US$ 34.95

    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...

  • Measure Solar System Objects and Their Movements for Yourself!by John D. Clark

    Springer New York 2009; US$ 34.95

    This enriching book shows amateur astronomers how to measure planetary sizes and distances for themselves, as well as orbital speeds. Written in an entertaining, anecdotal style, only a basic knowledge of geometry is required. more...