Anyone own a copy of Binocular Astronomy by Craig Crossen and Will Tirion? I am considering buying this book. Thanks. Bruce. The oversight was particularly dumb since I have Crossen’s Binocular Astronomy on the bookshelf next to me, I’ve corresponded with Bill. Results 1 – 24 of 24 Binocular Astronomy by Crossen, Craig, Tirion, Wil and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.

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Thus this book should be useful even to owners of small richest-field telescopes.

Things get better — a bit — when crlssen get beyond our own galaxy and observe others. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Those and this book helped me along nicely from early stages to what I’d term “advanced beginner” sky knowledge with a very nice tailoring to those using binos.

Binocular Astronomy, 2nd Edition by Craig Crossen

I see these approaches as complementary rather than conflicting. I was all set to look for a spreadsheet of objects with RA, DEC, asfronomy distance to use to make a 3d plot but found out someone Bill Tschumy had already done it! RA 18 51, Dec See all 14 reviews. One person found this helpful. Eicher, editor Observing Variable Stars: But as a community, we have people on this alreadynot only in the vast majority of existing observing guides, but also in the observing features — including most of my own!

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He is currently completing a book on constellation and star-name history. Mike Taylor on My meteorites: Other sections have appreciably more objects and lend a substantive quality to the book.

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In these respects the book shines. What I am writing about now is something that started out as an uncomfortable feeling that I was missing out on something, then grew to become an interest and a motivation, and has finally come to be the framework in which I think.

We might suspect that to be so bright and so rich at that great distance, the cluster must crssen many, many stars, and indeed it does, a whopping of them.

The attention to detail in the observing information bears the hallmark of one who really knows his way around the sky. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Touring the Universe through Binoculars: I tried it, and it makes for a very nice alternate observing list.

IMO Book Review: Binocular Astronomy – NightSkyJournal

His interest in astronomy began when he crlssen 13 years old and has included both binocular and telescope observing and formal graduate study in astrophysics. While there is great aesthetic beauty in the night sky, there is also the Science of Astronomy.

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This book offers the binocular astronomer an excellent resource and guide for seeking out and finding the many jewels visible for those of us using binoculars. Binocular Astronomy and a pair of binoculars are all you need to begin observing the night sky — stars, open and globular clusters, bright and dark nebulae, galaxies, and much more.

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Stargazing With Binoculars Firefly Pocket series. Please take note of the size of the book in the image I provided, realizing it is not a small, tuck in your pocket, croxsen guide book. English Choose a language for shopping.

Wil Tirion’s interest in astronomy began as a child. A Practical Guide to Viewing the Universe.

IMO Book Review: Binocular Astronomy

Cheers and clear skies from Switzerland poorly served as of late Pierre brucegooglegroups wrote: Binocular Stargazing by Mike D. This site uses cookies. I illustrated this with a map of our galaxy laser-etched into a cube of crystal. Chalk this up to tiredness — I certainly meant no slight to the other observers and authors who have trod this path before me. Thank you, all, for the reminders!

Add Thread to del. Binocular Astronomy by Crossen and Tirion Rated 5 stars at amazon: I have recommended the monthly Evening Sky Map to countless people as a way for them to learn the sky. The first time I explained it to anyone else was with my friend and fellow observer Steve Sittig about a month ago, and the second time was in the talk I gave at the Three Rivers Foundation star party last month. Others go unmentioned because they are too large. Even from M56, our own Sun and all the stars of Lyra would blend into the faint background of field stars that saturate the Orion Spur.