This handbook for the amateur astronomer describes all stellar objects that can be seen from city locations, as well as the best times for viewing. The text explains how to overcome problems associated with urban viewing, such as pollution, and provides advice on buying binoculars and telescopes.
Are Those Lights in the Skies Stars?; Patterns in the Sky; Astronomer's Eyes; Goddess of the Night; Wandering Stars: The Planets of Our Solar System; Unusual Stars; To View the Sun--and the Dragon That Stalks It; Visitors in the Sky; Chapter References and Notes; Resources for the Urban Astronomer: To See Farther; Glossary of Astronomical Terms; Appendices; Index.
The Urban Astronomer: A Practical Guide for Observers in Cities and Suburbs by Gregory L. Matloff
Gregory L. Matloff
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John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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