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The Backyard Astronomer's Guide Book, Third Edition
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  • Third edition of this popular astronomy tome includes a step-by-step guide to taking celestial astrophotos with digital cameras
  • Also includes a thorough Observer's Atlas of the Milky Way, complete to ninth magnitude stars
  • Outlines and describes astronomy tips for using a computerized telescope, cleaning optics and polar-aligning an equatorial mount
  • Includes dozens of updated equipment recommendations
  • Excellent book guide for observing the Moon, planets, comets, galaxies and other deep-space objects


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Item #  51626
Mfg Model #  1554073448

Which telescope should I buy? Do I need to learn the constellations, or will a computerized telescope find things for me? How do I take pictures with a telescope?

Answers to these questions and hundreds of other questions were provided in the first edition of The Backyard Astronomer's Guide, which established itself as the indispensable reference to the equipment and techniques used by the modern astronomy enthusiast.

Now, authors Terence Dickinson and Alan Dyer, both full-time astronomy writers and communicators, have produced an expanded, thoroughly updated edition with hundreds of new illustrations that again sets the standard for accessible, reliable information. Their straightforward approach makes The Backyard Astronomer's Guide one of the most user-friendly astronomy books ever produced.

Backyard Astronomer's Guide Book, Third Edition

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