A Year in the Life of the Universe
A Seasonal Guide to Viewing the Cosmos
By (author) Robert Gendler
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Year in the Life of the Universe by Robert Gendler
Book DescriptionFrom our viewing platform on Earth, the night sky changes throughout the year. Autumn and spring are best for observing galaxies, winter is ideal for sighting nebulae and star clusters, and summer is the season of the Milky Way. "A Year in the Life of the Universe" takes us on an intimate seasonal tour of these ever-changing heavens. Stellar photographs by renowned astrophotographer Robert Gendler help us identify more than 120 deep-space objects that stand out by virtue of their beauty, visual impact, and scientific interest, presenting the celestial objects in the order in which they appear throughout the seasons. This is not only a beautiful photo book, but also a practical hands-on guidebook for astronomy buffs at all levels, with coordinates, detailed captions, and wide-field sky charts to help stargazers young and old navigate the night sky.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780760326428
(279mm x 235mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Motorbooks International
Publisher: Motorbooks International
Publish Date: 29-Sep-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Robert Gendler
Lessons from the Masters, Paperback (August 2013)
This book helps readers learn astrophotography directly from innovators in the field. It covers all types of astronomical image processing, using DSLRs, and deep sky, planetary, widefield, and high resolution astronomical image processing.
Capturing the Stars, Hardback (May 2009)» View all books by Robert Gendler
Presents and introduction to the history of space photography. This book features various marvels of the night sky - the Andromeda and Whirlpool galaxies, the Pleiades and the Praesepe, the Orion and Crab nebulae along with profile of the photographer's work, techniques, philosophy, and experiences. It is suitable for stargazers.
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Author Biography - Robert Gendler
Robert Gendler is a renowned astrophotographer, who's work appears in Sky and Telescope magazine and other astronomical publications
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