Moongazing: Beginner’s guide to exploring the Moon

by Royal Observatory Greenwich, Tom Kerss

On Sale: 11/01/2018

Moongazing: Beginner’s guide to exploring the Moon

by Royal Observatory Greenwich, Tom Kerss

On Sale: 11/01/2018

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About the Book

An in-depth guide for aspiring astronomers and Moon observers from the Royal Observatory Greenwich. Includes detailed Moon maps and covers the history of lunar observation and exploration, the properties of the Moon, its origin and orbit. This is the ideal book for Moon observers covering essential equipment, and the key events to look out for.

Detailed advice is given on how to choose a telescope and how to capture the Moon in sketches.

Discover all you need to know about eclipses, blue moons, supermoons, conjunctions and occultations.

A detailed section covers astrophotography using lenses, telescopes, Smartphones, including video and how to process your images.

Comes with a photographic atlas of lunar features with plates and annotated maps.

A glossary of key terms, index of lunar features and software references are also provided.

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780008313920
  • ISBN 10: 000831392X
  • Imprint: Collins
  • On Sale: 11/01/2018
  • Pages: 96
  • List Price:13.99 CAD
  • BISAC1 : SCIENCE / Astronomy
  • BISAC2 : REFERENCE / Yearbooks & Annuals
  • BISAC3 : SCIENCE / Space Science
  • BISAC4 : YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Astronomy
  • BISAC5 : PHOTOGRAPHY / Astrophotography

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