Observing the Moon
The Modern Astronomer's GuideBook - 2000
Written by an experienced and well-known lunar observer, this is a 'hands-on' primer for the aspiring observer of the Moon. Whether you are a novice or are already experienced in practical astronomy you will find plenty in this book to help you 'raise your game' to the next level and beyond. The author provides extensive practical advice and sophisticated background knowledge of the Moon and of lunar observation. The selection/construction of equipment and optimizing of existing equipment for such projects as drawing, photographing and CCD imaging of the Moon are covered, together with analysis and computer processing images, and much, much, more. Learn what scientists have discovered about our Moon and what mysteries remain still to be solved. Find out how you can take part in the efforts to solve these mysteries, as well as enjoying the Moon's spectacular magnificance for yourself!
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, c2000.
Characteristics: ix, 381 p. :,ill. ;,25 cm.