Astronomy Manual: The Practical Guide to the Night Sky
By Jane A. Green. This innovative Haynes Manual presents in-depth information about all the practical aspects of astronomy. Written with style and enthusiasm by a dedicated amateur and extensively illustrated, this book applies the Haynes approach to a popular and inspirational hobby that requires plenty of practical information and understanding. Whether novice or keen amateur, everyone with an interest in astronomy will be fascinated by this Haynes Manual.
The book is honoured with a foreword by amateur astronomer Dr Brian May of rock group Queen, and Patrick Moore provides an introduction.
• The Solar System, with in depth descriptions of planets
• Our perspective of space
• Advice for astronomy beginners, and what you can see with the naken eye
• Information to help you decide between binoculars and telescopes
• Webcam and smartphone imaging
• 208 pages
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