Visual Astronomy in the Suburbs: A Guide to Spectacular Viewing

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Most amateur astronomers, because they live in or near cities, have to carry out their observing from relatively light-polluted sites. It is possible to reduce the effects of a poor location by the use of CCD imaging, but many observers prefer to look at astronomical objects rather than photograph them. Skill, observing techniques, and modern technology - such as image intensifiers - can now be used to astonishing effect to observe the night sky in real-time. Illustrating the book with images and some of his own superb ...

Visual Astronomy in the Suburbs: A Guide to Spectacular Viewing 2003, Springer, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781852337070

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