Go-To Telescopes Under Suburban Skies is the first book specifically written for amateur astronomers who own, or who are about to purchase, a computer-controlled ago-toa telescope. The advantage of the ago-toa capability is enormous a the telescope can be aimed at any object in the sky with great speed and accuracy a which is why these instruments are so popular. Making the realistic assumption that the observer is using a relatively small telescope and is observing from a backyard in a suburban area, this book provides literally hundreds more targets beyond those offered by the built-in anightly toursa that feature on the telescopeas computer tours. And instead of wasting many pages on maps and coordinates, it leads the computer to locate the targets, and so has room to suggest many more fascinating deep-sky objects and provide detailed observing lists and information about what's being viewed.The Christmas Tree Cluster is, as its name suggests, an arrangement of stars that really does look a bit like a childa#39;s drawing of ... Pitch black skies are essential, and a narrowband filter will be very useful for cutting out skyglow and making the anbsp;...
|Title||:||Go-To Telescopes Under Suburban Skies|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2010-09-14|