Stackpole Books

Binocular Stargazing

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ISBN: 9780811731362
Publisher: Stackpole Books
Publication Date: 2005-10-25
Number of pages: 224
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A guide to viewing stars, the moon, planets, meteors, comets, and aurora through binocularsFeatures a foreword by renowned astronomer and writer David LevyIncludes a complete guide to current binocular brands and models and explains what to look for in each season

Many people assume that amateur stargazers must invest hundreds or even thousands of dollars in equipment before they can enjoy the wonders of the night sky. The truth is, though, that all you need is a simple pair of binoculars. This handy, easy-to-follow guide explains how to observe everything from the moon to meteor showers with binoculars and provides safety tips for viewing eclipses. It also includes separate sections for winter, spring, summer, and fall that give advice on what to look for and how to optimize your viewing. Ideal for budding astronomers of all ages, Binocular Stargazing is the perfect way to see the night sky through new eyes.

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