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How do I get started in astronomy? Should I buy binoculars or a telescope? What can I expect to see? This wonderful beginners' guide to astronomy covers all the information you need to get started.
Annals is by far the most up-to-date and comprehensive observing guide available today, featuring in-depth astrophysical profiles of the major stars and deep-sky objects by constellation. Volumes 1 and 2 cover the constellations Andromeda through Caelum. When completed, the series will cover all 88 constellations.
Turn Left at Orion is the ideal guidebook for beginning astronomers and describes the popular and effective starhopping method of locating objects in the sky.
Nieuw van Sky and Telescope is de Pocket Sky Atlas. Dit handige boekje bevat maar liefst tachtig sterrenkaarten, met ongeveer 30 000 sterren. Ook belangrijke dubbelsterren en deep sky objecten zijn op te zoeken in deze atlas.
Uranometria 2000.0 Deep Sky Field Guide expands and enhances the Uranometria 2000.0 charts by providing precise data as to location, size, orientation, magnitude, type and much more on non-stellar objects, makin your time out under the stars far more productive.
Binocular Highlights is a tour of 96 different celestial sights ? from softly glowing clouds of gas and dust to unusual stars, clumps of stars, and vast star cities (galaxies) ? all visible in binoculars. Each object is plotted on a detailed, easy-to-use star map, and most of these sights can be found even in a light-polluted sky.
Here's the perfect how-to book for recreational stargazers. It's loaded with practical advice to help new observers spend more time exploring the night sky and less time fumbling with equipment or wondering how, when, and what to observe.
The bright galaxies, star clusters, and nebulae catalogued in the late 1700s by the famous comet hunter Charles Messier are still the most widely observed celestial wonders in the sky.
This mirror-image Moon map is perfect for the image-reversed views seen through refractor or catadioptric telescopes. Using maps drawn by renowned lunar cartographer Antonín Rükl, you'll be able to find and identify more than 1,000 features, including craters, lava flows, mountains and more.
Frank Deboosere kennen we allemaal van het weerbericht, maar hij is vooral erg gepassioneerd door àlles wat er boven ons te zien is: zon en maan, planeten en satellieten, sterren en kometen.
Star Clusters covers, in just under 500 pages, star clusters, globular clusters, asterisms and other objects that have been misidentified as such.