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Practical Astronomy By H R Mills (The British Council, UK)

Practical Astronomy
by H R Mills (The British Council, UK)

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This practical manual provides essential material for the extensive world-wide community of non-professional astronomers. Every page of the book is alive with the infectious enthusiasm of the author whose expertise, knowledge and teaching experience provides easy access to the fascination and enjoyment of sky-watching.
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Practical Astronomy: A User-Friendly Handbook for Skywatchers by H R Mills (The British Council, UK)

This practical manual provides essential material for the extensive world-wide community of non-professional astronomers. Every page of the book is alive with the infectious enthusiasm of the author whose expertise, knowledge and teaching experience provides easy access to the fascination and enjoyment of sky-watching.

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Excellent basic material for assembling practical and experimental projects easily conducted at home. Many of the ideas are original and well presented with simple instructions and perfectly clear illustrations., Spaceflight Magazine A unique compendium of do-it-yourself projects and a vast store of general astronomical information. Get this book, and revel in the good things in it., British Astronomical Association Journal This excellent book describing scores of simple observations and experiments, profusely illustrated with photographs and diagrams and dealing at length with many topics, is very aptly entitled Practical Astronomy., Daily Telegraph (Night Sky)

About H R Mills (The British Council, UK)


H. Robert Mills, The British Council, UK

Table of Contents


The celestial sphere; The sun and sundials; Star positions, star maps, planispheres and nomograms; Light and basic optics; Miscellaneous calculations; Appendices and useful information; Index.

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Practical Astronomy: A User-Friendly Handbook for Skywatchers by H R Mills (The British Council, UK)
H R Mills (The British Council, UK)
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Elsevier Science & Technology
1993-11-01
240
1898563004
9781898563006
N/A
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