[[ Read ]] ➱ Turn Left at Orion: Hundreds of Night Sky Objects to See in a Home Telescope - And How to Find Them Author Guy Consolmagno – Alwaysonltd.co.uk

Turn Left at Orion: Hundreds of Night Sky Objects to See in a Home Telescope - And How to Find Them With Over , Copies Sold Since First Publication, This Is One Of The Most Popular Astronomy Books Of All Time It Is A Unique Guidebook To The Night Sky, Providing All The Information You Need To Observe A Whole Host Of Celestial Objects With A New Spiral Binding, This Edition Is Even Easier To Use Outdoors At The Telescope And Is The Ideal Beginner S Book Keeping Its Distinct One Object Per Spread Format, This Edition Is Also Designed For Dobsonian Telescopes, As Well As For Smaller Reflectors And Refractors, And Covers Southern Hemisphere Objects In Detail Large Format Eyepiece Views, Positioned Side By Side, Show Objects Exactly As They Are Seen Through A Telescope, And With Improved Directions, Updated Tables Of Astronomical Information And An Expanded Night By Night Moon Section, It Has Never Been Easier To Explore The Night Sky On Your Own Many Additional Resources Are Available On The Accompanying Website, Cambridge Turnleft

About the Author: Guy Consolmagno

American research astronomer and planetary scientist at the Vatican Observatory B.A and M.A at MIT, Ph.D at the University of Arizona s Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, all in planetary science After postdoctoral research and teaching at Harvard College Observatory and MIT, in 1983 he joined the US Peace Corps to serve in Kenya for two years, teaching astronomy and physics After his return he took a position as Assistant Professor at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania.In 1989 he entered the Society of Jesus, and took vows as a brother in 1991 On entry into the order, he was assigned as an astronomer to the Vatican Observatory, where he also serves as curator of the Vatican Meteorite collection, positions he has held since then In addition to his continuing professional work in planetary science, he has also studied philosophy and theology source Wikipedia

10 thoughts on “Turn Left at Orion: Hundreds of Night Sky Objects to See in a Home Telescope - And How to Find Them

  1. says:

    Turn Left at Orion by Guy Consolmagno and Dan M Davis, Third Edition, Cambridge University Press.In the US in the 1960s there then flared a national discussion filled with concern that Americans were becoming spectators as opposed to participants They were not participating in sports, that was the touchstone of the matter Huge football stadiums would

  2. says:

    In general I m not a fan of books like this They tend to not do a good job at what they try to teach but this one is an exception I think it will help make the night sky muchaccessible to newcomers to amateur astronomy.There are sketches to show what you can expect to see in the telescope and good directions on how to find the things you want to see I happened

  3. says:

    Such an awesome book for amateur astronomers and stargazers Highly recommended One of the best sky guides ever

  4. says:

    If one were giving an autodidact a telescope, they should also give them this book There is only a chapter s worth of true reading maybe 15% of the book but much of that is the information that unfortunately didn t come with the telescope itself The remainder of the book has very practical astronomical targets organized by season so you are looking for objects high in the sky a

  5. says:

    This book really tells you how to steer your telescope Find a bright star in your telescope that is near something very dim that you can t just point and see Look through your scope and see what stars you can see nearby With a star map nearby, bend a paper clip into a circle that encompasses the stars you see in your telescope Now, you can hop in increments of your circle over to the st

  6. says:

    After tinkering not very successfully with a beginner 76 mm telescope for about six months, this book showed me what I was missing and gave me the confidence in myself and my equipment that I really needed The charts are well organised, favouring objects that are interesting and easy to find, and are very easy to relate to the view through the eyepiece The background information has a can do att

  7. says:

    Actually, not finished reading This is a fantastic reference book for nights at the scope There are very realistic telescope views drawings for the best objects for the amateur in the sky I appreciate fantastic Hubble telescope color pictures, but I don t own a Hubble telescope This book shows you what you will really see from your own back yard Mandatory to own this book if you want to make the best of

  8. says:

    A book to keep on the table nigth underneath your telescope A book to keep on the table nigth underneath your telescope.A definite reference book for stargazing and harware selection

  9. says:

    Prior to getting a telescope I ve read the book and now I m on my way to buy a telescope Very simple and informative, great introduction to space.

  10. says:

    Excellent reference book.

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