The Stargazer's Notebook: A structured notebook to help plan your stargazing  -     By: Paul G. Abel
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The Stargazer's Notebook: A structured notebook to help plan your stargazing

Frances Lincoln / 2013 / Paperback

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Do you have "deep sky observers"---students who know the basics about astronomy but want to improve their skills? Helping them plan long-term stargazing goals, this notebook features 50 forms for making notes and drawings of what they see and when. It also includes a universal time converter, at-a-glance constellation IAU abbreviations, and more. 144 pages, softcover from Francis Lincoln.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 144
Vendor: Frances Lincoln
Publication Date: 2013
Dimensions: 8.00 X 5.00 (inches)
ISBN: 0711234787
ISBN-13: 9780711234789

Publisher's Description

This practical astronomy observing notebook is aimed at 'deep sky observers' â?? people who have been inspired by recent television programs, as well as those who already do it. This is a book for those who know the basics and want to develop and improve their observing skills. Use The Stargazer's Notebook to help plan what deep sky targets you want to seek out in a particular session, as well as plan long term goals.Includes over 50 observation forms for making notes and drawings of what you are seeing and when. In addition, other record pages will help keep track of what equipment you have (and what you would like to have), what objects you hope to observe, as well as wish lists of observing locations, books, apps etc. Useful reference information includes a universal time converter, at-a-glance constellation IAU abbreviations and common names, eye piece equations and seeing and transparency scales, plus much more. This is the perfect gift for every stargazer.

Author Bio

Dr. Paul Abel is an astronomer, mathematician and a co-presenter on the BBC's The Sky at Night. Paul has written for many popular astronomy magazines promoting amateur astronomy and the science that amateurs can contribute to the field. He regularly gives talks to various astronomical societies and speaks at astronomical events. Paul is currently assistant director of the Saturn section of the British Astronomical Association, and a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society

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