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The Resource The practical astronomer, Will Gater and Anton Vamplew ; consultant, Jacqueline Mitton

The practical astronomer, Will Gater and Anton Vamplew ; consultant, Jacqueline Mitton

Label
The practical astronomer
Title
The practical astronomer
Statement of responsibility
Will Gater and Anton Vamplew ; consultant, Jacqueline Mitton
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A complete introduction to observing and understanding the night sky, explaining and demystifying stargazing to recognize objects and explain how they move through the sky over the night and the year. Explore the wonders of the night sky in The Practical Astronomer. Informative and easy-to-use with illustrated, step-by-step instructions and star charts with constellations visible all over the globe, the book offers practical advice with naked-eye observation, while illustrated instructions show readers how to setup and use binoculars and telescopes, and take pictures. A solar system chapter contains advice on finding and observing planets and objects such as moons, comets, and asteroids. This updated edition also includes an almanac section to identify significant events such as eclipses, plus the newest equipment and latest images of the universe to guide readers from beginner level to accomplished amateur astronomer
Cataloging source
PABRO
Citation location within source
January 01, 2018
Citation source
  • Library Journal
  • Library Journal Starred Reviews
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gater, Will
Dewey number
520
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB64
LC item number
.G38 2017
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Vamplew, Anton
  • Mitton, Jacqueline
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Astronomy
  • Astronomy
  • Science
Label
The practical astronomer, Will Gater and Anton Vamplew ; consultant, Jacqueline Mitton
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
BRDbd17306067
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
2nd edition, revised & updated.
Extent
264 pages
Isbn
9781465445131
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)973004470
Label
The practical astronomer, Will Gater and Anton Vamplew ; consultant, Jacqueline Mitton
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
BRDbd17306067
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
2nd edition, revised & updated.
Extent
264 pages
Isbn
9781465445131
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)973004470

Library Locations

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      1197 W. Main St., Lewisville, TX, 75067, US
      33.0422012 -97.02392920000001
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