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Night Sky The : A Guide to Observing the Sun, Moon and Planets - Massey Steve

Night Sky The

A Guide to Observing the Sun, Moon and Planets

Paperback Published: 1st March 2007
ISBN: 9781741105629
Number Of Pages: 224

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A guide to observing the Sun, Moon and planetsEver wondered what lies out there in the Solar System, beyond our own planet and how to see them with a telescope? This new, updated edition of The Night Sky: a guide to observing the Sun, Moon and planets is the essential starting point for your backyard planetary journey. Written by one of Australia's leading amateur astronomers, the highly popular first edition sold out across Australia and has been a pinnacle reference source for all newcomers to astronomy. This new edtion includes: -Invaluable instructions on how to locate the planets and other celestial bodies. -Insightful chapters on the Sun, Moon and each of the planets, with details of what you can see through a small telescope and how to see more. - An in-depth guide to tools for observing, covering different types of telescopes and accessories. - Many new images taken with small to medium sized telescopes by the author and other leading Australian amateur astronomers including ground breaking views of the night side of Venus and stunning Mercury views not imaged by the Mariner 10 spacecraft. Other titles from this author include: Exploring The Moon How Does The Night Sky Work Video Astronomy Atlas of the Southern Night Sky

ISBN: 9781741105629
ISBN-10: 1741105625
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 1st March 2007
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 17.4  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.64
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised

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