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Star Watch Beginner's Astronomy Guidebook
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  • The guide for beginning small-telescope users - astronomy writer Philip Harrington helps you to locate, observe, and understand the best celestial objects visible in the sky
  • You'll learn tips and tricks for finding outstanding deep-sky objects, including the entire Messier catalog
  • Star Watch features a detailed description of each target, including size, distance, and structure, as well as concise directions for locating the objects
  • Also includes handy finder charts, photos, sketches, and descriptions of what you'll really see through a small telescope or binoculars and with the naked eye.
  • Softbound, 300 pages


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Item #  51501
Mfg Model #  0-471-4180

Here is the best new beginner's guide for small-telescope users. In it astronomy writer Philip Harrington helps you to locate, observe, and understand the best celestial objects visible in the sky. You'll start by identifying the surface features of the Moon, the banded cloud tops of Jupiter, the stunning rings of Saturn, and other members of our solar system. Then you will venture out beyond our solar system, where you'll learn tips and tricks for finding outstanding deep-sky objects, including the entire Messier catalog. Star Watch Beginners Guide features a detailed description of each target, including size, distance, and structure, as well as concise directions for locating the objects, handy finder charts, photos, and sketches, and descriptions of what you'll really see through a small telescope or binoculars and with the naked eye. Softbound, 300 pages.

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Please note this product was not designed or intended by the manufacturer for use by a child 12 years of age or younger.

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