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The Astronomer's Journal By Edward P. Flaspoehler, Jr.
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The Astronomer's Journal is an 8.5x11 inch soft cover, spiral-bound book with many attractive features. The Journal opens with a blank Table of Contents which is filled in by the user with a brief... More > description of each entry and which works as a valuable reference tool for the book. Each page is printed on heavyweight paper to minimize 'see through' characteristics, contains defined fields of entry, two sketching circles, and generous space for the observer's own notes and additional information on the object. This new edition also contains an Introduction, a Guide to Astronomical Note Taking, and Seeing and Transparency Tables to help you as you make your observations. The Astronomer's Journal is something that every amateur astronomer will benefit from. We all know the virtues of writing down what you see and keeping accurate records. The Astronomer's Journal makes it that much easier to get started down the path of better observing in an organized and economical way.< Less
The Telescope Travelers By Peter Oppenheim
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In this fun adventure novel for young readers, Zack and his older sister, Taylor, were enjoying the last few days of their summer vacation when they made a fantastic discovery. A mysterious box... More > buried in the sand with an unusual telescope inside. Where did it come from? Who does it belong to and why was it buried? Soon Zack and Taylor uncover the telescope’s amazing abilities. Will the universe ever be the same? Will they?< Less
The Astronomer's Herschel 400 Journal By Edward P. Flaspoehler, Jr.
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The Astronomer's Herschel 400 Journal is a 8.5x11 inch soft cover, spiral-bound book useful for anyone interested in astronomy as a serious observer. The Herschel 400 Journal consists of 40 log pages... More > containing on each page 10 of the 400 objects on the Astronomical League's Herschel 400 List. The Herschel objects are listed in order by NGC number. Each listing is already filled in with the essential information on each object, including NGC Number, Right Ascension and Declination, Visual Magnitude, the Type of Object, and the Constellation in which it can be located. Right Ascension and Declination have been updated to Epoch 2000. There is plenty of space in each entry to be filled in by the user with a brief description of the object when it is observed. Each page contains defined fields of entry, and provides generous space for the observer's notes and additional information on the object.< Less
Astronomical Observatories and Observers By Ian Howard-Duff
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The history of the optical astronomical observatories of Britain and France, and their astronomers, is a fascinating subject and one that will prove to be a rewarding field of study for anyone, be... More > they an amateur or professional, who is interested in the history of astronomy. This book gives a snapshot of some of the personalities, buildings and instruments relevant to this subject area over the last three centuries, and provides reference sources for the reader who wishes to pursue the subject in greater depth.< Less
The Astronomer's Messier Journal By Edward Flaspoehler
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The Astronomer's Messier Journal is an 8.5x11 inch soft cover, spiral-bound book useful for anyone interested in astronomy as a serious observer. The Messier Journal consists of 55 log pages... More > containing 2 of the 110 objects on the Messier List on each page. The Messier objects are listed in order by number. Each listing is already filled in with the essential information on each object, including NGC Number, Right Ascension and Declination, Visual Magnitude, the Type of Object, and the Constellation in which it can be located. There is also a reference image of each object, as well as a constellation map to help you find the object. Right Ascension and Declination have been updated to Epoch 2000. There is plenty of space in each entry to be filled in by the user with a brief description of the object when it is observed. Each page contains defined fields of entry, and provides generous space for the observer's notes and additional information on the object.< Less
The Messier Objects using the SLOOH telescope. By Dave Lane
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A photographic guide to the astronomical Messier Objects with all images being taken on the SLOOH Robotic Telescope on Mount Teide in the Canary Islands. All the photo's are exactly as taken and have... More > not been enhanced in any way. Each astronomical object is illustrated twice, once as a wide angle object showing the surrounding areas and secondly as a close up. This book has been produced purely for my own interest and will NEVER be published for financial gain..< Less
Astronomical Observations of a Lifetime, Volume Three By Stan Howerton
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Volume Three contains observations from mid-December 1998 through 2003. It begins with my first observation with a 17.5-inch Dobsonian that I had thought would be the culmination of my Dob-fever. ... More > Most of the observations are with this telescope. Little did I know that problems with this telescope combined with some health issues would greatly diminish my enjoyment of stargazing. The major observation project was a vigorous view of the Abell 1367 galaxy cluster. Several other Abell clusters were also observed. Another highlight is asteroid 2002 NY40. Only one major star party was attended during this time and that was 1999 Okie-Tex.< Less
Astronomical Observations of a Lifetime, Volume Three By Stan Howerton
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Volume Three contains observations from mid-December 1998 through 2003. It begins with my first observation with a 17.5-inch Dobsonian that I had thought would be the culmination of my Dob-fever. ... More > Most of the observations are with this telescope. Little did I know that problems with this telescope combined with some health issues would greatly diminish my enjoyment of stargazing. The major observation project was a vigorous view of the Abell 1367 galaxy cluster. Several other Abell clusters were also observed. Another highlight is asteroid 2002 NY40. Only one major star party was attended during this time and that was 1999 Okie-Tex.< Less
Astronomical Observations of a Lifetime, Volume 1 By Stan Howerton
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First section is an autobiography of my interest in astronomy from my teen years in the 1970's through college. Highlight of my college experience was meeting Clyde Tombaugh, the discoverer of Pluto.... More > Bulk of book is an accumulation of notes taken while viewing through various telescopes, mostly an 8-inch, from the early 1980's to 1993. Among the observations are Halley's Comet, all of the Messier objects, and a number of objects from the NGC and IC as well as from other deep-sky catalogues. Events include the 1993 Texas Star Party and the 1993 Okie-Tex Star Party. 8.5 x 11. 154 pages. 4 page black and white photo section.< Less
Astronomical Observations of a Lifetime, Volume 1 By Stan Howerton
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First section is an autobiography of my interest in astronomy from my teen years in the 1970's through college. Highlight of my college experience was meeting Clyde Tombaugh, the discoverer of Pluto.... More > Bulk of book is an accumulation of notes taken while viewing through various telescopes, mostly an 8-inch, from the early 1980's to 1993. Among the observations are Halley's Comet, all of the Messier objects, and a number of objects from the NGC and IC as well as from other deep-sky catalogues. Events include the 1993 Texas Star Party and the 1993 Okie-Tex Star Party. 8.5 x 11. 154 pages. 4 page black and white photo section.< Less