Deep Sky Observer's Guide

Deep Sky Observer's Guide

Book - 2005
Average Rating:
Rate this:
Firefly Books Ltd
Introduction to deep sky observing using binoculars and small telescopes.

'Deep Sky' refers to the universe beyond our own solar system. Using binoculars or telescopes, any sky-gazer can become a deep sky observer. Deep Sky Observer's Guide looks beyond individual stars to target:

  • Star clusters
  • Double Stars
  • Nebulae
  • Galaxies.

The Deep Sky Observer's Guide introduces the basics of observing and explains what equipment is required. A chapter is devoted to each type of deep sky target. There are more than 200 such objects featured, with 126 color illustrations and star-finder charts.

The Deep Sky Observer Guide is also available in a convenient pack (ISBN: 1-55407-025-2) that comes with deep sky charts and an observing calendar.



Book News
Focusing on observing objects that lie far beyond our solar system via low-tech rather than high-tech methods, a lecturer in the field introduces amateurs to the deep sky "family." The guide includes the basics of deep sky observing, a historical overview, star charts, listings by constellation/magnitude/season, and the Messier List of the brightest objects. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Richmond Hill, Ont. : Firefly Books, 2005
ISBN: 9781554070244
1554070244
Branch Call Number: 520 Bone 2005
Characteristics: 223 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits ; 20 cm

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at KHCPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top