The Urban Astronomer's Guide : A Walking Tour of the Cosmos for City Sky Watchers

Many amateur astronomers live in urban and highly developed suburban areas, and many of them believe that they can’t observe deep-sky objects from such light-polluted locations. But it isn’t true. Given the right techniques, urban astronomers can routinely observe deep-sky objects night after night...

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Main Author: Mollise, Rod
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: London Springer London 2006, 2006
Edition:1st ed. 2006
Series:The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Telescopes and Techniques
  • The Whys and Hows of Urban Observing
  • Telescopes for Urban Observers
  • Accessories for Urban Observers
  • Urban Observing Techniques and Projects
  • Urban Observing Programs
  • A Walking Tour of the Cosmos
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Autumn
  • Winter