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  1. The Night Sky Observer's Guide Vol. 1: Autumn & Winter

    The Night Sky Observer's Guide Vol. 1: Autumn & Winter

    $34.95

    CONSTELLATIONS COVERED Andromeda, Aquarius, Aries, Auriga,Camelopardalis, Cancer, Canis Major, Canis Minor, Cassiopeia, Cepheus, Cetus, Columba, Eridanus, Fornax, Gemini, Lacerta, Lepus, Lynx, Monoceros, Orion, Pegasus, Perseus, Pisces, Piscis Austrinus, Puppis, Pyxis, Sculptor, Taurus, and Triangulum. Learn More
  2. Building a Roll-Off Roof Observatory

    Building a Roll-Off Roof Observatory

    Regular Price: $59.95

    Special Price $49.95

    - Written by a professional Senior Landscape Architect, who is also an experienced astronomer of 25 years - The author has designed and built his own observatory, as well as many others - Full scale observatories exist to demonstrate the feasibility of the designs - Full scale plans included on CD-ROM - A "must" for anyone even contemplating building a roll-off roof observatory
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  3. Setting-Up a Small Observatory: From Concept to Construction

    Setting-Up a Small Observatory: From Concept to Construction

    $29.95

    - Helps you decide whether you really need an observatory, what type you should choose, where you should put it - Hints on how to get family and neighbors to agree to it - Helps makes the most costly decision of all – whether to build it or buy it - Suggests what telescopes and other equipment you should put in it
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  4. Lunar Meteoroid Impacts and How to Observe Them

    Lunar Meteoroid Impacts and How to Observe Them

    $34.95

    - The first truly comprehensive book about lunar meteorites and how amateur and practical astronomers can observe them - Describes how amateur and practical astronomers can support (and even compete with) professional astronomers in this field - Recounts the events leading up to the scientific recognition of previously suspected LTP phenomena - Equips readers with the resources to observe "geology in the making" on a Moon once assumed to be geologically dead - Highlights the risk of asteroid impacts here on Earth and the impact risk to astronauts on the lunar surface
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  5. Venus and Mercury, and How to Observe Them

    Venus and Mercury, and How to Observe Them

    $34.95

    - Mercury and Venus are exposed as fascinating sister planets well worthy of the amateur observer’s attention - The book provides – unlike any other – a wealth of practical detail about observing the inferior planets - Uniquely, both Mercury and Venus are also explained in terms of their history and geology
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  6. Galaxies and How to Observe Them

    Galaxies and How to Observe Them

    $32.95

    The book combines the physical background on the nature and data of galaxies, the relevant instrumentation and viewing techniques, and finally the targets and their individual appearance in telescopes of various apertures.
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  7. The Year-Round Messier Marathon Field Guide

    The Year-Round Messier Marathon Field Guide

    $24.95

    From the Sky & Telescope Review

    This “guide” is really much more than the title might suggest. It is part star atlas, part descriptive text, part telescope primer, and part strategy session, all held together with the infectious enthusiasm of its author.

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  8. Annals of the Deep Sky: A Survey of Galactic and Extragalactic Objects Volume 2

    Annals of the Deep Sky: A Survey of Galactic and Extragalactic Objects Volume 2

    $24.95

    Covers Aquila, Ara, Aries, Auriga, Boötes, Caelum plus a 72-page Essential Terminology Glossary. Learn More
  9. The Moon and How to Observe It
  10. Astronomical Sketching: A Step-by-Step Introduction

    Astronomical Sketching: A Step-by-Step Introduction

    $44.95

    -Provides step-by-step tutorials in popular media from pencil to computer graphics -Offers detailed descriptions of required supplies and equipment for each medium -Allows the amateur astronomer to choose between several accurate record keeping forms that describe the time, telescope configuration and conditions during the sketch -Exposes the reader to fine examples of historical and contemporary astronomical sketches -Teaches the best techniques for preserving and archiving drawings
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