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The planet observer"s handbook

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Planets -- Observers" manuals.,
  • Planets -- Amateurs" manuals.,
  • Astronomy -- Amateurs" manuals.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    StatementFred W. Price.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB601 .P67 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 429 p. :
    Number of Pages429
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6781413M
    ISBN 100521789818
    LC Control Number00028910


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It is an enthusiastic and well written work and I recommend it to both the beginner and the serious planetary observer.’Author: Fred William Price. Reference Book Review, 'The Planetary Observer s Handbook is a valuable source of information and advice for anyone interested in our planetary neighbours.

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Basic scientific data on each planet (rotation rate, mass, distance, etc.) is included for reference as well as a lengthy history of observation for each planet, but the emphasis of this book is on *amateur observation*, as implied by the title/5(7).

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