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Observing the Solar System: The Modern Astronomer's Guide Hardcover – 25 Oct 2012

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  • Hardcover: 511 pages
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press (25 Oct. 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0521897513
  • ISBN-13: 978-0521897518
  • Product Dimensions: 18.9 x 2.8 x 24.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,311,188 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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'… engagingly written, and the author's enthusiasm constantly shows through … an attractive book that will serve as a useful guide to those about to enter this complex field.' The Observatory: A Review of Astronomy

'This book is about observing the Solar System and, to be honest, it does what it says on the tin! … I would recommend [it] for an interested amateur astronomer.' Journal of the British Astronomical Association

'This book provides useful information which will interest both the observer and the armchair "student" of practical astronomy.' Spaceflight

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Written by a well-known and experienced amateur astronomer, this is a practical primer for all aspiring observers of the planets and other Solar System objects. Whether you are a beginner or more advanced astronomer, you will find all you need in this book to help develop your knowledge and skills.

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