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By Ian Morison

An Amateur's advisor to staring at and Imaging the Heavens is a hugely entire guidebook that bridges the space among the rookies' and hobbyists' books and the various specialized and subject-specific texts for extra complex beginner astronomers. Written via an skilled astronomer and educator, the booklet is a one-stop reference delivering huge details and recommendation approximately looking at and imaging apparatus, with certain examples displaying how most sensible to take advantage of them. as well as supplying in-depth wisdom approximately all kinds of astronomical telescope and highlighting their strengths and weaknesses, chapters supply suggestion on making visible observations of the solar, Moon, planets, stars and galaxies. every kind of contemporary astronomical imaging are lined, with step by step info given at the use of DSLRs and web-cams for sunlight, lunar and planetary imaging and using DSLRs and cooled CCD cameras for deep sky imaging.

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