Read ✓ Turn Left at Orion: A Hundred Night Sky Objects to See in a Small Telescope--and How to Find Them By Dr. Guy Consolmagno, SJ , Ph.D –

Turn Left at Orion: A Hundred Night Sky Objects to See in a Small Telescope--and How to Find Them Excellent reference book. 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 With Over 100,000 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, Turnleft. 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 maps of the night sky. 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 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. Needful when learning the night sky 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 much accessible 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 to read a pdf version ch Such an awesome book for amateur astronomers and stargazers Highly recommended One of the best sky guides ever

About the Author: Dr. Guy Consolmagno, SJ , Ph.D

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

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