The Universe Today Ultimate Guide to Viewing the Cosmos: Everything You Need to Know to Become an Amateur Astronomer 9781624145452

The Definitive Resource for Viewing the Night Sky David Dickinson, Earth science teacher and backyard astronomer, and F

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The Universe Today Ultimate Guide to Viewing the Cosmos: Everything You Need to Know to Become an Amateur Astronomer
 9781624145452

Table of contents :
Cover
Title Page
Copyright Notice
Dedication
Foreword
Introduction
Chapter 1: Stepping Out Tonight
Chapter 2: Astronomy Gear and Tech Talk
Chapter 3: Following Planets and the Moon in the Sky
Chapter 4: The Deep Sky
Chapter 5: The Sky from Season to Season
Chapter 6: Near-sky Wonders: Satellites, Auroras, and More
Chapter 7: Cosmic Intruders: Observing Comets, Asteroids, and Meteor Showers
Chapter 8: Solar Observing
Chapter 9: Astrophotography 101
Chapter 10: Top Astronomy Events for 2019–2024
Chapter 11: Real Science you can do and Protecting the Night Sky
Epilogue
Appendix I: Constellations of the Sky
Endnotes
Resources
Contributing Photographers
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Index
Contents
Copyright

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