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

David Dickinson


9781624145445

Page Street Publishing Co.


Mathematics & Sciences;
Popular astronomy & space


Hardback

240 pages

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If you've ever been interested in the night sky and the wonders above our heads, search no further: your ultimate resource for all things in the universe is here. From David Dickinson and Fraser Cain, publisher of the widely popular astronomy news site, Universe Today, comes the complete guide of the night sky, ranging from the best tips and tricks for viewing, an overview of the solar system and our galaxy to exclusive interviews with top NASA scientists, interwoven with exclusive, beautiful photography from top night sky photographers.

The foreword will be written by top industry professional, Dr. Pamela Gay. With calendars, charts and graphs, you'll treasure this definitive resource for many night sky viewings from now and for years to come.

By:   David Dickinson
Imprint:   Page Street Publishing Co.
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 261mm,  Width: 210mm,  Spine: 19mm
Weight:   978g
ISBN:   9781624145445
ISBN 10:   1624145442
Pages:   240
Publication Date:   October 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  Professional and scholarly ,  ELT Advanced ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

David Dickinson is an Earth science teacher, freelance science writer, retired USAF veteran and backyard astronomer. He currently writes and ponders the universe as he travels the world with his wife. Fraser Cain is the publisher of Universe Today. He's also the co-host of Astronomy Cast with Dr. Pamela Gay. He lives in Courtenay, British Columbia.


This guide has something for everyone with even the slightest interest in the skies above: easy-to-follow advice for finding the good stuff, fun activities to deepen your appreciation of cosmic wonders, key events to watch for when the skies are clear and lots of tales and trivia to muse over when they're not. --Alan Boyle, author of The Case for Pluto The Universe Today Ultimate Guide to Viewing the Cosmos is a really useful guide for the enthusiastic astronomer. A brilliant introduction for amateur astronomers. --Charles Black, founder of the Space Exploration Network (SEN) Even readers who already have a background in amateur astronomy will murmur 'ah hah' when they encounter the lovely diagrams in this book. This is the astronomy book that we've always wanted. --Seth Shostak, senior astronomer at the SETI Institute, author of Confessions of an Alien Hunter

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