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Visual Astronomy in the Suburbs

A Guide to Spectacular Viewing (Patrick Moore"s Practical Astronomy Series)

by Antony Cooke

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  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Springer .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Popular astronomy,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Astrophysics & Space Science,
  • Science,
  • Astronomy - General,
  • Observational,
  • Science / Astronomy,
  • General,
  • Amateurs" manuals,
  • Astronomy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages265
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8974355M
    ISBN 101852337079
    ISBN 109781852337070

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Page 1 of 2 - Visual Astronomy in the Suburbs - posted in Astro Art, Books, Websites & Other Media: Theres nothing in the title of this book to alert a potential reader to what this book is really about. Nor do you pick up any clues from the subtitle: A Guide to Spectacular Viewing.

The preview copy put out by the Scientific American Book Club, when they first offered this book, refers to. This book is a must buy for the city astronomer." (Neil English, Astronomy Now, May, ) "Visual Astronomy in the Suburbs is aimed squarely at today’s observer who is often confined to the rosy glow of city living.

It is a comprehensive guide to getting the most out of your evenings under the : Springer-Verlag London. Get this from a library. Visual astronomy in the suburbs: a guide to spectacular viewing. [Antony Cooke] -- "Californian amateur Antony Cooke explains how to look at some truly spectacular objects from less than perfect observing sites.

He deals with the application of image intensifiers to real-time. Most amateur astronomers, because they live in or near cities, have to carry out their observing from relatively light-polluted sites.

It is possible to reduce the effects of a poor location by Visual Astronomy in the Suburbs book use of CCD imaging, but many observers prefer to look at astronomical objects rather than photograph them. Visual astronomy in the suburbs: a guide to spectacular viewing | Antony Cooke | download | B–OK.

Download books for free. Find books. Visual Astronomy in the Suburbs: A Guide to Spectacular Viewing, Patrick Moore's Practical Astronomy Series. ISBN Springer-Verlag London Limited,   Visual Astronomy in the Suburbs: A Guide to Spectacular Viewing Author: Antony Cooke Published by Springer London ISBN: DOI: /b Table of Contents: Purpose and Fundamentals Practical Applications and Viewing Aids Techniques for Seeing Introduction to Drawings and Real Time Video The Moon The Planets.

The seminal reference on visual astronomy is Clark's book 'Visual Astronomy of the Deep Sky'. In it Clark explains and quantifies the visual detection of objects.

I believe that the whole issue of visual detection needs more observations and possibly a new model. The detector that I wrote uses the Blackwell data. Get this from a library.

Visual astronomy in the suburbs: a guide to spectacular viewing. [Antony Cooke] -- Most amateur astronomers, because they live in or near cities, have to carry out their observing from relatively light-polluted sites.

It is possible to reduce the effects of a poor location by the. And it isn’t even necessary to image many of these deep-sky objects in order to see them; they are within reach of visual observers using modern techniques and enhancement technology. The first requirement is truly dark skies; if you are observing from a light-polluted environment you need Tony Cooke’s book, Visual Astronomy in the Suburbs.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(2). Not Available Book Review: Visual astronomy in the suburbs / Springer, New York, pp. ISBN Here's a title that clearly stands out from most run-of-the-mill backyard astronomy title.

To be plain honest, I'm still, 5 years after reading it, to put its claims (rather revolutionary, in some instances) through their paces with my "8-incher" SCT, but, given the apparent accuracy of the author's own observational data, it is obvious that the proposed techniques are indeed based on numerous /5.

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but we cannot understand it if we do not first learn the language and grasp the symbols in which it is written. The book is written in mathematical language, and the symbols are triangles, circles and other. Full text of "Visual astronomy in the suburbs: a guide to spectacular viewing" See other formats.

This book introduces the basics of observational astronomy. It explains the essentials of time and coordinate systems, and their use in basic observations of the night sky. The fundamental concepts and terminology are introduced in simple language making very little use of equations and math.

LibraryThing Review User Review - nilsonbazana - LibraryThing. Here's a title that clearly stands from your run-of-the-mill backyard astronomy book.

To tell the truth, I'm still to put its claims and axioms through their paces on my "8-incher" SCT, but, given the 4/5(1).

Visual Astronomy of the Deep Sky available - posted in Astro Art, Books, Websites & Other Media: Amazon has Visual Astronomy of the Deep Sky by Roger N. Clark available. There are 3 copies. The least expensive is $For those that dont have a grand to burn, the most important part of the book is available as an article online:ision.

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We have planned and written this book to be a sound and yet largely nontechnical introduction to the science of meteoritics. The book's nine chapters cover the basics of successful urban viewing, its "enemies" -- weather and streetlights -- and explain how to choose viewing targets and arm yourself with the right "weapons and ammunition" to find them.

The book also covers indoor astronomy. Urban Astronomy is an ideal guide to skywatching while combating light. The book's nine chapters cover the basics of successful urban viewing, its "enemies" — weather and streetlights — and explain how to choose viewing targets and arm yourself with the right "weapons and ammunition" to find them.

The book also covers indoor astronomy. Urban Astronomy is an ideal guide to skywatching while combating light Brand: Firefly Books, Limited. The first requirement is truly dark skies; if you are observing from a light-polluted environment you need Tony Cooke's book,Visual Astronomy in the Suburbs.

Given a site with clear, dark night skies everything else follows this book will provide the reader with everything he needs to know about what to observe, and using some of today's.

Σύνοψη του βιβλίου "Visual Astronomy in the Suburbs" The only practical guide to observing truly spectacular astronomical objects from less than perfect locations. The only book to deal in depth with the application of image intensifiers to real-time astronomy. Visual Astronomy vs Photographic Astronomy.

Ap (Carina Nebula, imaged by the author in 38 minutes using C" Edge HD, Hyperstar and QHY12 CCD.) You wouldn’t think such a simple title could be so fraught with controversy, rivalry and passionate duality, would you.

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He has published four books for Springer, Visual Astronomy in the Suburbs (), Visual Astronomy Under Dark Skies (), Make Time for the Stars () and recently, Dark Nebulae, Dark Lanes and Dust Belts ().Brand: Springer-Verlag New York.

Visual Astronomy in the Suburbs: A Guide to Spectacular Viewing (Repost) - Removed; Atlas of the Messier Objects: Highlights of the Deep Sky; Springer - Visual Astronomy in the Suburbs [] Atlas of the Messier Objects - Highlights of the Deep Sky.

Springer list 73 titles in this series. The description from the Springer Publishing web site: This series of books is written for serious newcomers to amateur astronomy, for undergraduate students who are studying astronomy - but not as a first subject - and for interested general readers who want to study astronomy in more depth than is provided by the general run of "popular" astronomy book.

About Visual Astronomy My name is Sean Welton, and Visual Astronomy is the story of my experiences and advice in amateur astronomy. Founded in December ofVisual Astronomy has grown exponentially and is now a major player in the space ally, the blog was intended to be a mostly private log of my attempts to "bag" all the.

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Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Binocular Astronomy contains everything you’ll need to know about this exciting branch of astronomical observing. Understanding the physics and physiology of binocular visual astronomy is followed by an in-depth description of how to choose, test, and buy the best equipment.5/5(1).

Astronomy. Astronomers Map Action in the Cosmic Suburbs. Large clusters (cities), consisting mainly of less active galaxies. Visual v Imaging Often in astronomy the question of visual astronomy (Mark One Eyeball) vs electronic imaging (CCDs) crops up. Being very firmly in the first camp I get a tad annoyed when people assume that imaging is the only way to go about getting lasting souvenirs of a nights observing.

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Book prices are listed at the suggested retail price from the publisher.A comprehensive and richly illustrated guide to understanding and observing the night sky.Visual Astronomy Under Dark Skies (a new approach to observing deep space) Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series: Visual Astronomy in the Suburbs Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series: Visual Astronomy in the Suburbs Antony Cooke Volume 1 Deep Sky: Webb Society Observing Handbooks: Volume 3 Open and Globular Clusters.