Observing the Moon by Gerald North
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Observing the Moon
By Gerald North

Observing the Moon

The Modern Astronomer's Guide 2nd Revised edition

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Observing the Moon by Gerald North

Book Description

Written by an experienced and well-known lunar observer, this is a hands-on primer for the aspiring observer of the Moon. Whether you are a novice or are already experienced in practical astronomy, you will find plenty in this book to help you raise your game to the next level and beyond. In this thoroughly updated second edition, the author provides extensive practical advice and sophisticated background knowledge of the Moon and of lunar observation. It incorporates the latest developments in lunar imaging techniques, including digital photography, CCD imaging and webcam observing, and essential advice on collimating all common types of telescope. Learn what scientists have discovered about our Moon, and what mysteries remain still to be solved. Find out how you can take part in the efforts to solve these mysteries, as well as enjoying the Moon's spectacular magnificence for yourself!

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521874076
ISBN-10: 0521874076
Format: Hardback
(246mm x 189mm x 24mm)
Pages: 422
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 5-Jul-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Books By Author Gerald North

Observing Variable Stars, Novae and Supernovae by Gerald North Observing Variable Stars, Novae and Supernovae, Paperback (August 2014)

Instructs amateur astronomers in observing and monitoring variable stars and other objects of variable brightness.

Observing the Moon by Gerald North Observing the Moon, Paperback (March 2014)

A hands-on primer for the aspiring observer of the Moon, providing extensive practical advice for novices and experienced astronomers.

Observing the Solar System by Gerald North Observing the Solar System, Hardback (October 2012)

A practical primer for aspiring observers of the planets and other Solar System objects, written by an experienced amateur astronomer.

Astronomy in Depth by Gerald North Astronomy in Depth, Paperback (October 2002)

Covers pre-university level Astronomy courses (in the UK, the GCSE syllabuses) and provides numerical examples to help students. This title also acts as an introduction for amateur astronomers.

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Author Biography - Gerald North

Gerald North graduated in physics and astronomy. A former teacher and college lecturer, he was also a Guest Observer of the Royal Greenwich Observatory. He is now a freelance astronomer and author. He is a long term member of the British Astronomical Association, and has served in several posts in their Lunar Section. Other observing guides include the acclaimed Advanced Amateur Astronomy (Cambridge University Press, 1997) and Observing Variable Stars, Novae, and Supernovae (with Nick James, Cambridge University Press, 2004).

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