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Digital SLR Astrophotography

Digital SLR Astrophotography

Digital SLR Astrophotography Digital SLR cameras have made it easier than ever before to photograph the night sky. Whether you’re a beginner nature photographer or serious astronomer this is the definitive handbook to capturing the heavens. Starting with simple projects for beginners such as cameras on tripods it then moves onto more advanced projects including …

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Digital SLR Astrophotography

Astrophotography Is Easy!

Astrophotography Is Easy!

Astrophotography is Easy! Focuses on true beginners in astrophotography assuming no prior knowledge of the subject Covers the scientific background necessary equipment and field techniques for photographing the sky Avoids overly technical material in favor of a casual reader-friendly guide There are many books covering different facets of astrophotography but few of them contain all …

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Astrophotography Is Easy!

The Mystery of Dark Matter

The Mystery of Dark Matter

Explains in a digestible nonmathematical way how dark matter can be observed Covers the study of dark matter over time from early clues to modern observations Illustrates the exciting search for the invisible matter that makes up a large part of the universe Get ready to embark on the exciting search for dark matter—the invisible …

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The Mystery of Dark Matter

The Universe Today

The Universe Today

Gives a gentle introduction to our current knowledge of the universe and how we came to our present view Descriptive rather than mathematical but includes maths separately for those seeking more detail Author is an experienced teacher and popularizer in the field of astronomy and cosmology Starting out from humankind’s earliest ideas about the cosmos …

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The Universe Today

Life And Death Of The Stars

Life And Death Of The Stars

Explains what stars really are through basic physics and recent findings Successfully conveys the excitement of astronomical discovery Provides rich information and drawings on the exotic physical phenomena underlying celestial objects Motivates readers with the challenges that await them in science This volume is devoted to one of the fascinating things about stars: how they …

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Life And Death Of The Stars

Visually Observing Comets

Visually Observing Comets

Includes suggestions for observing periodic comets in addition to finding new comets Small trim size and to-the-point text make this ideal for use as an on-the-go-reference Explains the possibilities for an amateur observer to make a significant contribution to planetary science through comet-spotting In these days of computers and CCD cameras visual comet observers can …

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Visually Observing Comets

Meteors and How to Observe Them

Meteors and How to Observe Them

Meteors and How to Observe Them Explains what meteors and meteroids are Provides necessary expertise in observing meteors Enables the observer to plan meteor shower “expeditions” well into the future Enables observers to produce scientifically useful data Provides contacts with other individuals and groups devoted to viewing meteor showers ASTRONOMERS’ OBSERVING GUIDES provide up-to-date information …

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Meteors and How to Observe Them

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