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The backyard astronomer's guide, Terence Dickinson & Alan Dyer

Label
The backyard astronomer's guide
Title
The backyard astronomer's guide
Statement of responsibility
Terence Dickinson & Alan Dyer
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses the practical aspects of stargazing, including how to choose appropriate equipment, contending with light pollution, taking successful photographs of galaxies and nebulas, and selecting an observing site
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dickinson, Terence
Dewey number
522
Index
index present
LC call number
QB64
LC item number
.D53 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • handbooks
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Dyer, Alan
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Astronomy
  • Astronomie
  • Astronomy
  • Astronomy
Label
The backyard astronomer's guide, Terence Dickinson & Alan Dyer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes bibliographical references: p. 362-364
  • Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 362-364) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Amateur astronomy comes of age -- Binoculars for the beginner and the serious observer -- Telescopes for recreational astronomy -- Essential accessories : eyepieces and filters -- The backyard guide 'accessory catalog' -- Using your new telescope -- The naked-eye sky -- Observing conditions : your site and light pollution -- Observing the moon, sun and comets -- Observing the planets -- Finding your way around the sky -- Exploring the deep sky -- Digital astrophotography -- High-tech astronomy -- Polar alignment, collimation and cleaning -- The Milky Way atlas / by Glenn LeDrew -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn190965416
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
3rd ed., rev. and expanded.
Extent
368 p.
Isbn
9781554073443
Lccn
2008279173
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)190965416
Label
The backyard astronomer's guide, Terence Dickinson & Alan Dyer
Publication
Note
  • Includes bibliographical references: p. 362-364
  • Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 362-364) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Amateur astronomy comes of age -- Binoculars for the beginner and the serious observer -- Telescopes for recreational astronomy -- Essential accessories : eyepieces and filters -- The backyard guide 'accessory catalog' -- Using your new telescope -- The naked-eye sky -- Observing conditions : your site and light pollution -- Observing the moon, sun and comets -- Observing the planets -- Finding your way around the sky -- Exploring the deep sky -- Digital astrophotography -- High-tech astronomy -- Polar alignment, collimation and cleaning -- The Milky Way atlas / by Glenn LeDrew -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn190965416
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
3rd ed., rev. and expanded.
Extent
368 p.
Isbn
9781554073443
Lccn
2008279173
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)190965416

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