…It's a great introduction to a fun new hobby, and even provides a fun way to get the kids outside while doing something educational! Gives you an introduction to looking at the sky with binoculars or a telescope Offers advice on photographing the night sky Without needing to get your head around mind-bending…
…Dark Skies is divided into sections to help you plan your dark sky tour:
Stargazing focuses on the basics of appreciating the dark sky, with an overview on how to stargaze and what types of objects to look for, as well as tips for the urban stargazer.
From dramatic lunar eclipses to brilliant comets, the night sky fascinates people. Brimming with beautiful color
photos, this book walks you through everything you need to know to maximize your enjoyment of astronomy, from choosing a telescope…
Discover the wonders of the night sky with this bestselling astronomy guide
For a generation, Astronomy: A Self-Teaching Guide has introduced hundreds of thousands of readers worldwide to the night sky. Now this classic beginner's guide has been completely…
Table of contents
1. What Are Dark Sky Places?
2. Invasion of the Townies
3. Seeking Out the Real Night Sky
4. What’s in the Sky?
5. The Great American Eclipse of August 2017 and Beyond
6. The Star-Hunter’s Kit