An Amateur's Guide to Observing and Imaging the Heavens (Paperback)Ian Morison (author)
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Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Number of pages: 344
Weight: 750 g
Dimensions: 248 x 187 x 17 mm
'An Amateur's Guide to Observing and Imaging the Heavens is a book I would greatly recommend. It covers many key points in detail, in what can be a bewildering subject to those starting out. Topics from telescope choice and calibration to image processing with Photoshop are all covered in detail. This book will serve anyone as a good overall guide on modern amateur astrophotography.' Damian Peach, astrophotographer (damianpeach.com)
'Morison brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to this book with a detailed level of practical knowledge on the use of observing equipment.' BBC Sky at Night Magazine
'This is the best guide to observing and imaging that I have seen for a long time ... I cannot recommend this book highly enough. I think that even very experienced amateurs will learn something new ...' Kieran McGrath, SCS Astro
'... contains one of the most accessible and informed reviews of currently available telescope systems that I have seen in any recent book.' Nick James, The Observatory
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This is an excellent book, only let down by the poor printing of the images. It covers just about everything you would need to know, in order to get started in the craft of astrophotography; from simple images, using... More
“An Amateur's Guide to Observing and Imaging the Heavens (Paperback)”
This is an excellent book and covers pretty much all you'd need to know as a beginner. Well worth the money.
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