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  1. Binocular Astronomy

    Binocular Astronomy

    Regular Price: $32.95

    Special Price $24.95

  2. Practical Astrophotography

    Practical Astrophotography

    Regular Price: $59.95

    Special Price $54.95

  3. Measure Solar System Objects and their Movements for Yourself

    Measure Solar System Objects and their Movements for Yourself

    $34.95

    -Shows amateur astronomers how they can measure planetary sizes and distances for themselves, as well as orbital speeds -Improves the reader's appreciation and perspective of what he or she might see and image in the sky -A small step (but also a giant leap) into astrometry, written in an entertaining, anecdotal style -Measurements require simple math early on and more subtle concepts appear only towards the final chapters .
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  4. Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto and How to Observe Them

    Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto and How to Observe Them

    $34.95

    - Contains a distillation of our current knowledge of Uranus, Neptune, Pluto…and the 10th planet - Many new observing projects for different sizes of telescopes (from 4-inch-) - Includes details on how to image cloud features on Uranus - Describes how to accurately measure and record the brightness of Uranus, Neptune and Pluto - Gives examples of contributions by owners of modest (and some large) aperture telescopes - Includes finder charts for Uranus and Neptune
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  5. Supernovae and How to Observe Them

    Supernovae and How to Observe Them

    $32.95

    Supernovae are often discovered by amateur astronomers, and the book describes the best strategies for discovering and observing them. Learn More
  6. Double & Multiple Stars, and How to Observe Them

    Double & Multiple Stars, and How to Observe Them

    $44.95

    Double & Multiple Stars, and How to Observe Them is written specially for practical amateur astronomers who not only want to observe, but want to know and understand the details of exactly what they are looking at.
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  7. Annals of the Deep Sky: A Survey of Galactic and Extragalactic Objects Volume 1

    Annals of the Deep Sky: A Survey of Galactic and Extragalactic Objects Volume 1

    $24.95

    Covers Andromeda, Antlia, Apus, and Aquarius plus Introductions to Basic Astronomy and Astrophysics. Learn More
  8. Telescopes and Techniques: An Introduction to Practical Astronomy
  9. The Sun and How to Observe It

    The Sun and How to Observe It

    $34.95

    - Contains the latest, up-to-date information on techniques that amateur astronomers can use to observe the Sun - Explains the very latest thinking on solar physics in mostly non-mathematical terms - Includes details on the newest Hydrogen-alpha and Calcium-K line telescopes now available at affordable prices
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  10. The Radio Sky and How to Observe It

    The Radio Sky and How to Observe It

    $34.95

    - Provides all the background material needed to appreciate and understand the astronomy of the major radio sources that are observable by amateurs - Contains the information necessary to build and use a low cost backyard radio telescope - No previous experience in electronics is required - Gives plans for a simple ’cook-book’ radio telescope that can be built in a weekend!
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