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Practical & Amateur Astronomy

Cambridge publishes a range of products, from introductory handbooks and a suite of best-selling monthly sky guides, to manuals for more advanced amateur astronomers on specific telescopes, objects and techniques.

Do you want to get started in astronomy, but don't know where to begin?
We have just the book for you, from Paul E. Kinzer, due to be published in October 2008.

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Exploring the Solar System with Binoculars
A Beginner's Guide to the Sun, Moon, and Planets
Stephen James O'Meara

An amateur astronomers' guide on observing the wonders of our Solar System with the unaided eye and inexpensive, handheld binoculars.

Published March 2010 | Paperback | ISBN-13:9780521741286 | In stock

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A Question and Answer Guide to Astronomy
Pierre-Yves Bely, Carol Christian, Jean-René Roy

A practical answer guide to humankind's age-old questions on planets, our universe and everything beyond and between.

Published March 2010 | Paperback | ISBN-13:9780521180665 | Temporarily unavailable - no date available

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Stephen James O'Meara's Observing the Night Sky with Binoculars
A Simple Guide to the Heavens
Stephen James O'Meara

Useful guide and reference for amateur astronomers exploring the night sky through handheld binoculars.

Published October 2008 | Paperback | ISBN-13:9780521721707 | In stock

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David Levy's Guide to Observing Meteor Showers
David H. Levy

Introduction to observing meteors for both seasoned and budding astronomers.

Published November 2007 | Paperback | ISBN-13:9780521696913 | In stock

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Digital SLR Astrophotography
Michael A. Covington

Short guide to teach the essentials of DSLR astrophotography to amateur astronomers.

Published November 2007 | Paperback | ISBN-13:9780521700818 | In stock

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Herschel 400 Observing Guide
Steve O'Meara

Steve O'Meara's guide to the Herschel 400 for amateur astronomers.

Published June 2007 | Hardback | ISBN-13:9780521858939 | In stock

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Deep-Sky Companions: Hidden Treasures
Stephen James O'Meara

An original selection of 109 deep-sky objects for observers worldwide.

Published April 2007 | Hardback | ISBN-13:9780521837040 | Temporarily unavailable - no date available

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The Amateur Astronomer's Introduction to the Celestial Sphere
William Millar

Introduction to the night sky and the principles of naked-eye astronomy using only elementary mathematics.

Published June 2006 | Paperback | ISBN-13:9780521671231 (ISBN-10:052167123X) | In stock

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David Levy's Guide to Variable Stars
David H. Levy

In this highly accessible book David Levy teaches the reader how variable stars work, and how to observe them.

Published December 2005 | Paperback | ISBN-13:9780521608602 (ISBN-10:0521608600) | In stock

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