Burnham’s Celestial Handbook, Volume One: An Observer’s Guide to the Universe Beyond the Solar System: 1 (Dover Books on Astronomy)

While there are many books on stars, there is only one Celestial Handbook. Now completely revised through 1977, this unique and necessary reference is available once again to guide amateur and advanced astronomers in their knowledge and enjoyment of the stars.Volume I of this comprehensive three-part guide to the thousands of celestial objects outside our solar system ranges from Andromeda through Cetus. Objects … Read More

Burnham’s Celestial Handbook: An Observer’s Guide to the Universe Beyond the Solar System, Vol. 1

While there are many books on stars, there is only one Celestial Handbook. Now completely revised through 1977, this unique and necessary reference is available once again to guide amateur and advanced astronomers in their knowledge and enjoyment of the stars.Volume I of this comprehensive three-part guide to the thousands of celestial objects outside our solar system ranges from Andromeda through Cetus. Objects … Read More

Standard Handbook for Telescope Making

A SCIENTIFICALLY ACCURATE YET EASY-TA SCIENTIFICALLY ACCURATE YET EASY-TO-USE GUIDE TO THE ART AND SCIENCE OF TELESCOPE MAKING. THIS BOOK LOOKS BRAND NEW INSIDE. small mended tear on dustcover-Prompt~Professional! (non smoking home ) no longer in print (TOC-1)O-USE GUIDE TO THE ART AND SCIENCE OF TELESCOPE MAKING.

Niebo: Poradnik Uzytkownika – The Sky: A Handbook

Niebo: Poradnik Uzytkownika The Sky: A Handbook By David H. Levy Praktyczny poradnik dla kazdego, kto chce nauczyc sie obserwowac niebo. Napisany bardzo przystepnie przez znanego lowce komet i doswiadczonego milosnika astronomii. Zawiera informacje o tym, gdzie kupic lornetki i teleskopy oraz jakiego rodzaju, jak obserwowac Slonce, Ksiezyc, planety, gwiazdy, komety, galaktyki i mglawice oraz jak fotografowac niebo. A practical … Read More

Amateur Astronomer’s Handbook (Dover Books on Astronomy)

Timeless, comprehensive coverage of telescopes, mirrors, lenses, mountings, telescope drives, micrometers, spectroscopes, more. “. . . highly recommended for very serious nonprofessional astronomers.” — A Guide to the Literature of Astronomy. 189 illustrations. Reprint of 1971 edition.

Standard Handbook for Telescope Making (Telescope Making)

A scientifically accurate yet easy-to-use guide to the art and science of telescope making. The clear text, detailed drawings, and specially prepared photographs teach you how to: * chose the right telescope to build * Buy inexpensive equipment and tools * Rough and fine grind the mirror * Test and polish for a perfect mirror * Select the right eyepiece … Read More

Levenhuk See It All! Astronomers Handbook

Alexander Shimbalev wrote a very useful handbook for beginning astronomers; it contains information on many aspects of astronomy. It is an easy read, without too many technicalities, that explains everything you need to know about your telescope and the cosmos in general.   The chapters follow each other logically, and thanks to the colorful illustrations (star charts and photographs of … Read More

Astrophotography For The Amateur (A Handbook for Taking Pictures of the Stars, Galaxies, Planets, Moon, Sun, Comets, Meteors and Eclipses)

Basic Astrophotography tells you how to take pictures of stars, galaxies, planets, the Moon, the Sun, comets, meteors and eclipses using equipment readily available to the amateur astronomer. The first section, ‘Getting Started’, presupposes little knowledge of photography or astronomy and concentrates on what can be done with minimal equipment. For example, an ordinary 35 mm camera on a tripod, … Read More