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Turn Left at Orion : A Hundred Night Sky Objects to See in a Small Telescope-And How to Find Them

Midwest Book Review
Owners of small telescopes will appreciated this revised edition of a classic, which has been updated to AD 2006, and which includes hundreds of night sky objects easily viewed by the home observer. From seasonal challenges in making observations to locating common guideposts and visible clusters, this is the home astronomer's 'bible'.

The Backyard Astronomer's Guide

An essential reference tool for both beginning and veteran sky observers. Drawing on decades of stargazing experience, the authors suggest what equipment to buy and what to avoid, describe observing techniques, and explain how to hunt down the most interesting celestial objects

Hyperspace : A Scientific Odyssey Through Parallel Universes, Time Warps and the Tenth Dimension

How many dimensions do you live in? Three? Maybe that's all your commonsense sense perception perceives, but there is growing and compelling evidence to suggest that we actually live in a universe of ten real dimensions. Kaku has written an extraordinarily lucid and thought-provoking exploration

Celestial Navigation for Yachtsmen

"For those interested in learning or brushing up on their celestial skills... not much on theory, just how to do it.

Cosmos

The best-selling science book ever published in the England language, COSMOS is a magnificent overview of the past, present, and future of science. Brilliant and provocative, it traces today's knowledge and scientific methods to their historical roots, blending science and philosophy in a wholly

Star Ware: The Amateur Astronomer's Ultimate Guide to Choosing, Buying, and Using Telescopes and Accessories, 2nd Edition;

Just as our knowledge of the cosmos has changed, so has astronomy technology. So how does the amateur astronomer make informed choices about buying telescopes. In this second edition of STAR WARE, award-winning astronomy writer Philip S. Harrington helps eliminate the guesswork and guides us through the process with fully updated and expanded chapters on telescopes and accessories

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