Stargazing With Binoculars

Stargazing With Binoculars

Book - 2008
Average Rating:
Rate this:

A practical, concise beginner's guide to viewing the night sky through binoculars.

Stargazing with Binoculars is ideal for newcomers to astronomy. Authors Robin Scagell and David Frydman include the wide range of binoculars on the market and provide advice on features to consider when making a purchase. The book guides the beginner through the first steps of using binoculars to observe the night sky, describes what will be visible, and shows how to find specific objects.

Illustrated throughout and filled with handy tips, the book covers:

What to expect from binoculars and how they actually work Buying binoculars for the first time Upgrading after the first purchase Observing the sun, the moon, planets, comets, asteroids, stars, clusters, variable stars, double stars, novas, nebulas and galaxies The effects of light pollution Observing from the city and from the countryside Terminology.

Stargazing with Binoculars is a practical, easy-to-read handbook for newcomers to astronomy, whatever their age.

Publisher: Buffalo, NY ; Richmond Hill, Ont. : Firefly Books, 2008
ISBN: 9781554073689
Characteristics: 208 p. : col. ill. ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Frydman, David


From the critics

Community Activity


Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.


Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.


Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.


Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.


Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number


Subject Headings


Find it at CALS

To Top