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Title:
Virtual astronomy in the suburbs : a guide to spectacular viewing
Author:
Cooke, Antony, 1948-
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Publication Information:
London ; New York : Springer, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
xii, 265 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781852337070
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

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.

Gives advice on viewing objects, and on making realistic images by drawing or video.

Includes extensive catalogs of spectacular objects that can be seen from suburban sites in both hemispheres.