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  1. 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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  2. Galileo and 400 Years of Telescopic Astronomy

    Galileo and 400 Years of Telescopic Astronomy

    $29.95

    Describes Galileo's life and achievements in an exciting narrative way Provides a clear, engaging, and comprehensive outline of the evolution of telescopic astronomy since Galileo four hundred years ago A unique mix of history, science, and practical astronomy projects.
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  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. 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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  5. 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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  6. The Urban Astronomer's Guide: A Walking Tour of the Cosmos for City Sky Watchers
  7. 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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  8. Practical Astrophotography

    Practical Astrophotography

    Regular Price: $59.95

    Special Price $54.95

  9. The Moon and How to Observe It
  10. Telescopes and Techniques: An Introduction to Practical Astronomy

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