¿Le atrae el cielo nocturno? ¿Le gustaría observarlo, an easy vista o con telescopio, pero no sabe por dónde empezar? Este es el libro de astronomía que estaba buscando. Cien temas diferentes, cien ejercicios prácticos para convertirse en un astrónomo experto. become aware of el cielo an easy vista, con prismáticos, con telescopios, con cámaras CCD… No habrá más secretos para usted. Aprenda a distinguir los planetas de las estrellas, a encontrar los angeles estrella Polar, cómo se apunta y enfoca un telescopio, que telescopio le conviene más, cómo fotografiar una galaxia. Un libro para los angeles gente que empieza a mirar el cielo, pero con el que puede hacer todo el recorrido. Aprenda paso a paso, empezando por lo más básico y acabando con los angeles construcción de un observatorio astronómico.
Jordi Lopesino es astrónomo novice y lleva más de veinte años practicando astronomía y escribiendo libros y artículos sobre el cielo. Tiene un observatorio en los angeles terraza de su casa y colabora activamente con el Minor Planet heart (MPC) y el Exoplanet Transit Database (ETD). Los capítulos de este libro están basados en su experiencia como observador astronómico.
Jordi Lopesino es astrónomo beginner y lleva más de veinte años practicando astronomía y escribiendo libros y artículos sobre el cielo. Tiene un observatorio en los angeles terraza de su casa y colabora activamente con el Minor Planet middle (MPC) y el Explanet Transit Database (ETD). Los capítulos de este libro están basados en su experiencia como observador astronómico.
This remarkable Atlas relies on excessive solution CCD photographs of the terminator sector of the Moon below forty seven varied illuminations. every one photo is displayed throughout or 3 pages, allowing readers to determine positive aspects as small as 1-2 kilometers. for every illumination, accompanying textual content describes the key beneficial properties proven in every one view, besides larger-scale pictures of chosen parts, listed with their positions and dimensions. textual content chapters describe and illustrate the lunar remark strategies and the landform kinds. staring at facts are offered via 2009. skilled observers will locate the Atlas a useful making plans software, whereas rookies will achieve an knowing of lunar geography and geology. No different atlas exhibits the Moon lower than this kind of number of looking at stipulations.
This ebook explains in transparent, non-mathematical language the measurements and the translation of the ensuing facts that experience ended in the present realizing of the starting place, evolution and homes of our increasing mammoth Bang universe. Theoretical ideas are emphasised, yet no different booklet for the layman explains how version universes are generated, and the way they functionality because the templates opposed to which ours is in comparison and analyzed. history fabric is supplied within the first 4 chapters; the present photo and the way it was once attained are mentioned within the subsequent 4 chapters; and a few unsolved difficulties and conjectured ideas are explored within the ultimate chapter.
By Carolyn Collins Petersen
Discover the curiosities of the cosmos during this enticing publication! Too usually, textbooks cross into extra element than readers bear in mind after they are looking to study a bit anything approximately astronomy. this can be the place Astronomy one hundred and one is available in. It takes you out to the celebrities and planets and galaxies and discusses a number of the most modern significant Astronomy discoveries whereas providing the elemental proof approximately astronomy and space.
From the large Bang and nebulae to the Milky approach and Sir Isaac Newton, this celestial primer is jam-packed with 1000's of attention-grabbing and exciting astronomy charts and pictures chosen to steer you thru the universe.Whether you're seeking to get to the bottom of the secret at the back of black holes, or simply are looking to study extra approximately your favourite planets, Astronomy one hundred and one has loads of answers--even those you didn't understand you have been taking a look for.
By Michael A. Seeds
With this newly revised 8th version of STARS AND GALAXIES, the authors' targets are that will help you use astronomy to appreciate science--and use technology to appreciate what we're. attention-grabbing, attractive, and visually shiny, this article will assist you resolution basic questions: What are we? and the way can we understand?
By Carl Sagan
"A excellent booklet . . . A lively safeguard of technological know-how . . . From the 1st web page to the final, this booklet is a manifesto for transparent thought."
*Los Angeles Times
"POWERFUL . . . A stirring security of trained rationality. . . wealthy in striking info and gorgeous writing."
*The Washington submit booklet World
How do we make clever judgements approximately our more and more technology-driven lives if we do not comprehend the variation among the myths of pseudoscience and the testable hypotheses of technology? Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and wonderful astronomer Carl Sagan argues that medical considering is important not just to the pursuit of fact yet to the very wellbeing and fitness of our democratic institutions.
Casting a large internet via heritage and tradition, Sagan examines and authoritatively debunks such celebrated fallacies of the prior as witchcraft, religion therapeutic, demons, and UFOs. And but, disturbingly, in present day so-called info age, pseudoscience is burgeoning with tales of alien abduction, channeling previous lives, and communal hallucinations commanding turning out to be realization and recognize. As Sagan demonstrates with lucid eloquence, the siren track of unreason isn't just a cultural flawed flip yet a perilous plunge into darkness that threatens our most elementary freedoms.
"A transparent imaginative and prescient of what solid technology capacity and why it makes a distinction. . . . A testimonial to the facility of technology and a caution of the hazards of unrestrained credulity."
*San Francisco Examiner-Chronicle
This entire textbook for the two-term path focuses scholars on not just the foundational ideas of astronomy yet at the means of medical discovery itself—how we all know what we all know concerning the cosmos. Engagingly written and crammed valuable pedagogical instruments, the publication additionally excels at dispelling generally held misconceptions and aiding scholars keep away from universal pitfalls as they discover the heavens.
Thoroughly up to date, the recent version beneficial properties the most recent discoveries and new pedagogy, and is supported via an increased media/supplements package deal situated on W. H. Freeman’s remarkable new on-line path house, LaunchPad.
By Dava Sobel
Anyone alive within the eighteenth century may have identified that "the longitude challenge" used to be the thorniest clinical challenge of the day―and were for hundreds of years. missing the power to degree their longitude, sailors through the nice a while of exploration have been actually misplaced at sea once they overlooked land. hundreds of thousands of lives and the expanding fortunes of countries held on a answer. One guy, John Harrison, in entire competition to the medical neighborhood, dared to visualize a mechanical solution―a clock that may maintain distinctive time at sea, anything no clock had ever been capable of do on land. Longitude is the dramatic human tale of an epic medical quest and of Harrison's forty-year obsession with construction his excellent timekeeper, identified this day because the chronometer. choked with heroism and chicanery, it's also a desirable short background of astronomy, navigation, and clockmaking, and opens a brand new window on our world.
By Martin Mobberley
For plenty of astronomers, the holy grail of commentary is to find a comet, no longer least simply because comets continually undergo the identify in their discoverer! searching and Imaging Comets used to be written for comet hunters and electronic imagers who are looking to realize, rediscover, video display, and make images of comets utilizing astronomical CCD cameras and DSLRs. The outdated days of the merely visible comet hunter are pretty well over, yet this isn't to assert that amateurs have misplaced curiosity find comets. The books additionally covers the invention of comet fragments within the SOHO snapshot info, CCD tracking of older comets at risk of violent outbursts, the imaging of latest NEOs (Near Earth items) that experience typically been published as comets - no longer asteroids - via novice astronomers, and the discovering of contemporary comets impacting Jupiter.
By Julius Benton
Modern entire evaluation of the formation, astronomy, and constitution of Saturn and its ring method, and looking at strategies for amateurs
Very most modern targeted theories and actual descriptions
How to watch and photograph the Saturn, its moon and ring, utilizing numerous telescope apertures and magnifications