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Astronomers Anonymous

Getting Help with the Puzzles and Pitfalls of Practical Astronomy

by Steve Ringwood

<p>During more than four decades of involvement in amateur astronomy, I have enjoyed the privilege of rubbing shoulders with numberless amateur and professional astr- omers. In so doing I have encountered at first, second, and third hand many of

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Astronomical Cybersketching

Observational Drawing with PDAs and Tablet PCs

by Peter Grego

<p>SketchingtheSkies Suddenly and without warning, a new star appeared in the night sky, and everyone in the community was alarmed. Nobody could remember having seen its like before. Dazzling to look at, this unexpected intruder in the heavenly ...

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Astronomical Discoveries You Can Make, Too!

Replicating the Work of the Great Observers

by Robert K. Buchheim

<p>You too can follow in the steps of the great astronomers such as Hipparchus, Galileo, Kepler and Hubble, who all contributed so much to our modern understanding of the cosmos. This book gives the student or</p> <p>amateur astronomer the ...

ISBN: 9783319156606

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Astronomical Instruments and Accessories

by William Gaertner

<p>William Gaertner (1864-1948) was an American instrument maker who was considered one of the founding fathers in this industry.</p> <p>'Astronomical Instruments And Accessories' is one of the major works by William Gaertner that represents a

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Astronomical Spectroscopy for Amateurs

by Ken M. Harrison

<p>Astronomical Spectroscopy for Amateurs is a complete guide for amateur astronomers who are looking for a new challenge. After a brief overview of the development of spectroscopes and an introduction to the theory of stellar spectra, the book ...

ISBN: 9781441972392

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Astronomy Adventures and Vacations

How to Get the Most Out of Astronomy in Your Leisure Time

by Timothy Treadwell

<p>This astronomy travel guide examines the many wonderful opportunities for experiencing the observing hobby. Amateur astronomy is often consigned to observing from home or from a local park, yet it can be much more. Tim Treadwell explores all ...

ISBN: 9783319500027

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Astronomy and the Climate Crisis

by Antony Cooke

<p>Climate change is acknowledged as being one of the most important areas of research today. Increasing global temperatures will impact all of us to a greater or lesser extent. From the point of view of research it is an enormously important ...

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Astronomy for Older Eyes

A Guide for Aging Backyard Astronomers

by James L. Chen

<p>This book is for the aging amateur astronomy population, including newcomers to astronomy in their retirement and hobbyists who loved peering through a telescope as a child. Whether a novice or an experienced observer, the practice of ...

ISBN: 9783319524139

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Astronomy with a Home Telescope: The Top 50 Celestial Bodies to Discover in the Night Sky

by Seth Penricke

<p>See What’s Out There</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>To experience the greatest show on Earth, all you have to do is look up. With a simple home telescope, an astronomy novice can see the rings of Saturn, comets, asteroids, and nebulae. But even the

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Astrophotography for the Amateur

by Michael A. Covington

<p>First published in 1999, this much expanded and updated edition of the best-selling handbook Astrophotography for the Amateur provides a complete guide to taking pictures of stars, galaxies, the Moon, the Sun, comets, meteors and eclipses, ...

ISBN: 9781107263918

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Astrophotography on the Go

Using Short Exposures with Light Mounts

by Joseph Ashley

<p>No longer are heavy, sturdy, expensive mounts and tripods required to photograph deep space. With today's advances in technology, all that is required is an entry-DSLR and an entry level GoTo telescope. Here is all of the information needed ...

ISBN: 9783319098319

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Astrophysics Is Easy!

An Introduction for the Amateur Astronomer

by Michael Inglis

<p>Astrophysics is often –with some justification – regarded as incomprehensible without the use of higher mathematics. Consequently, many amateur astronomers miss out on some of the most fascinating aspects of the subject. <em>Astrophysics Is ...

ISBN: 9783319116440

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Atlas of Astronomical Discoveries

by Govert Schilling

<ul> <li>Offers a unique combination of informative text, magnificent illustrations and stylish design</li> <li>Examines the 100 most important discoveries since the invention of the telescope</li> <li>Features spectacular photographs, taken ...

ISBN: 9781441978110

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Aurora 7

The Mercury Space Flight of M. Scott Carpenter

by Colin Burgess

<p><strong>T****O A NATION enthralled by the heroic exploits of the Mercury astronauts, the launch of Lt. Cmdr. Scott Carpenter on NASA’s second orbital space flight was a renewed cause for pride, jubilation and celebration. Within hours, that ...

ISBN: 9783319204390

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Australasian Eagles and Eagle-like Birds

by Stephen Debus

Eagles are awe-inspiring birds that have influenced much human endeavour. Australia is home to three eagle species, and in Melanesia there are four additional endemic species. A further three large Australian hawks are eagle-like. Eagles, being ...

ISBN: 9781486306947

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Australasian Nature Photography 10

ANZANG Tenth Collection

by South Australian Museum

The bioregion of Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica and New Guinea possesses a unique natural heritage stretching back over 80 million years since the break-up of the great southern continent of Gondwana. The South Australian Museum and ...

ISBN: 9781486300655

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Australia's War Against Rabbits

The Story of Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease

by Brian Douglas Cooke

The management of wild rabbits is a vexing problem worldwide. In countries such as Australia and New Zealand, wild rabbits are regarded as serious pests to agriculture and the environment, while in many European countries they are considered an ...

ISBN: 9781486301751

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Australian Alps

Kosciuszko, Alpine and Namadgi National Parks

by Deirdre Slattery

Australian Alps is a fascinating guide to Kosciuszko, Alpine and Namadgi National Parks. It introduces the reader to Australia’s highest mountains, their climate, geology and soils, plants and animals and their human history. It traces the ...

ISBN: 9781486301737

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Australian Bryozoa Volume 2

Taxonomy of Australian Families

by Haylee Weaver, Patricia Cook, Philip Bock & others

<p>Bryozoans are aquatic animals that form colonies of connected individuals. They take a variety of forms: some are bushy and moss-like, some are flat and encrusting and others resemble lace. Bryozoans are mostly marine, with species found in ...

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Australian Island Arks

Conservation, Management and Opportunities

by Dorian Moro, Derek Ball & Sally Bryant

<p>Australia is the custodian of a diverse range of continental and oceanic islands. From Heard and Macquarie in the sub-Antarctic, to temperate Lord Howe and Norfolk, to the tropical Cocos (Keeling) Islands and the islands of the Great Barrier ...

ISBN: 9781486306626

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