The Amateur Astronomer An Observer"s Guide to the Universe by Antonin Rukl

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ISBN 100831702958
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This book can help you. The logs are the real substance of the book, and the thoughtful anti-dew design /5(9). The book also shows how to gain the most enjoyment from a telescope, as well as its use for formal scientific observations, since astronomy is one of the few remaining areas of science where useful work can be carried out by non-professionals.

The ideal companion to The Modern Amateur Astronomer. This is a somewhat dated book on amateur astronomy that has a focus on optics, optical instruments, and The Amateur Astronomer book you can collect data with those instruments.

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