The Australian Guide to Stargazing
|Gregg D. Thompson
|Paperback / softback
|227 x 151 x 10 mm (H x W x D)
|New Holland Publishers
|1 Aug 2001
|Astronomy, space & time / Galaxies & stars
An ideal companion to exploring the night sky using the naked eye, binoculars and telescopes.
Drawing on incredible scientific discoveries, The Australian Guide to Stargazing teaches the novice in clear and simple terms the basics of stargazing in the Southern Hemisphere - how to find and observe planets, lunar features, eclipses, meteors, constellations, star clusters, nebulae and galaxies. Includes: Explanatory diagrams, photographs and detailed eyepiece drawings of objects as seen in amateur telescopes, star maps and an explanation of astronomical terms, advice on choosing equipment and tips on reducing light polution.