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The Science and Art of Using Telescopes (The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series) by [Pugh, Philip]
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From the Back Cover

You’re not a beginner anymore. Yet you’re not sure how to take the next steps.

Perhaps you are thinking of specializing in a certain kind of viewing. Perhaps you have some extra money to spend and are wondering what would be the best way to spend it. Or maybe you are looking for new challenges or how to make the most of the equipment you have.

There are lots of ways you can proceed. This book will help you move in whatever direction you want to move. It will take you to the next level, and show you all the possibilities. Lots of invaluable advice and tips from an experienced and knowledgeable sky gazer will set you on the right path and turn an interesting hobby into a lifelong passion.

About the Author

Philip Pugh is a mathematician, a member of the Institute of Technical and Scientific Communicators, and travels the world as a freelance trainer in science and business. He has had his articles published in Sky & Telescope, Astronomy, and Astronomy Now, and is the author/editor of Springer’s forthcoming book, Observing the Sun with CoronadoTM Telescopes.


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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 4468 KB
  • Print Length: 425 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0387764690
  • Publisher: Springer; 2010 edition (3 Oct. 2009)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00EBX4WII
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Enhanced Typesetting: Not Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,483,457 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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William D. Steen
5.0 out of 5 starsA good solid book on about how to do things with your telescope
31 March 2010 - Published on Amazon.com
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5.0 out of 5 starsGreat book
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Margaret M. Sullivan
5.0 out of 5 starsGreat for those moving beyond beginner
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