Observing the Moon

Observing the Moon

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Written by an experienced and well-known lunar observer, this is a hands-on primer for the aspiring observer of the Moon. Whether you are a novice or are already experienced in practical astronomy, you will find plenty in this book to help you raise your game to the next level and beyond. In this thoroughly updated second edition, the author provides extensive practical advice and sophisticated background knowledge of the Moon and of lunar observation. It incorporates the latest developments in lunar imaging techniques, including digital photography, CCD imaging and webcam observing, and essential advice on collimating all common types of telescope. Learn what scientists have discovered about our Moon, and what mysteries remain still to be solved. Find out how you can take part in the efforts to solve these mysteries, as well as enjoying the Moon's spectacular magnificence for yourself!There is one major pitfall I must warn against: do not purchase a video camera which has no manual override for focusing. Using a ... My old cameraa#39;s 1/3-inch CCD sensor has a horizontal resolution of a#39;more than 230 linesa#39;, according to the anbsp;...

Title:Observing the Moon
Author:Gerald North
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2007-07-05


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