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Author Cooke, Antony.

Title Visual astronomy under dark skies : a new approach to observing deep space / Antony Cooke
Published London : Springer, [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 180 pages) : illustrations
Series Patrick Moore's practical astronomy series, 1617-7185
Patrick Moore's practical astronomy series. 1617-7185
Contents Foreword -- Introduction -- New tools -- The Dark Sky Site -- So, what can we expect to see?- Our Neighbourhood in Space: The Milky Way -- The Great Beyond -- Eyes on the Future -- Appendices -- Recommended equipment manufacturers -- Resources -- Real Time visual astronomy using image intensifiers and data modelling -- StellaCam II Highlights and Description -- Index
Summary "This book contains all you need to know about what to observe, how to get superb views of faint and distant astronomical objects, and how to use the best of today's commercial equipment for visual observing."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Astronomy -- Observations.
Astronomy -- Technique.
Telescopes -- Technological innovations.
Genre/Form Observations.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781846281495
1852339012 (Paper)
9781852339012 (Paper)