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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Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. The seasonal presentation of observing that they adopted works well. Ships from and sold by Amazon. Binocular Astronomy by Crossen and Tirion. I will update the post accordingly when Asteonomy get time. Customers who bought this item also bought. Asyronomy these respects the book shines. Adding the distances reveals some things. Although I rarely refer to it anymore, as a beginner this was one of my favorites.

During the past thirty years, he has authored or coauthored an unprecedented array of star atlases and finder charts.

Binocular Astronomy, 2nd Edition by Craig Crossen

Binocular Astronomy will show you why most experienced amateur astronomers think that binoculars should be the first optical instrument for the beginner and why they are of value to even seasoned observers.

While there is great aesthetic beauty in the night sky, there is also the Science of Astronomy. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Buy the selected items binocula This item: Email required Address never made public. It rates a 5 on the strength of its meaty content.

And lots of observing guides and articles on the Virgo Cluster include some basic astrophysical data, including the fact that M87 is a monster elliptical and the central galaxy of the cluster. Also included are 25 photographs most are wide field and 40 Tables.


Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Crossen does add interesting information relating to the history, origin and naming of the constellation from ancient times.

His interest in astronomy began when he was 13 years old and has included both binocular and telescope observing and formal graduate study in astrophysics. Also included is a “geography” of the milky wayi. Bimocular 2nd edition was edited and published without the consent of the original author Crossenbecause of a dispute with the publisher over an unrelated atronomy published elsewhere.

It has in-depth coverage of deep space objects. 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. RA 18 51, Dec Eicher, editor Observing Variable Stars: I was all set to look for a spreadsheet of objects with RA, DEC, and distance to use to make a 3d plot but found out someone Bill Tschumy had already done it!

I plan on adding this book to my continuously growing astronomy library.

IMO Book Review: Binocular Astronomy

Add Thread to del. Instead of being part of the galactic center, M11 is one of bihocular clusters that marks the Sagittarius arm of the Milky Way, which is the next arm inward, between us and the galactic center.

Serviss published Astronomy with an Opera-Glassa little book celebrating the usefulness of modest, crozsen optical aids. You should find it easily on Amazon. 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. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.


The Six-Inch Lunar Atlas: I am considering buying this book. I started as a purely recreational observer, and stargazing for no more noble purpose than personal aesthetic enjoyment still occupies a lot of time out under the stars. In addition to the or so objects in the book, some of which you will need very dark skies binocu,ar order to see, Mr.

I have a GOTO telescope, and am familiar with the night sky, but I felt I needed to improve my proficiency in knowing where celestial objects are. Based on images and data from NASA. Binocular Stargazing by Mike Binoculxr. Journal of British Astronomical Association. Would binlcular like to tell us about a lower price? You are commenting using your WordPress. No need to carry two books into the field, a reference book and a star atlas, when this book has both all in one package for you.

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This is a bniocular have book for the amateur astronomer. The attention to detail in the observing information bears the hallmark of one who really knows his way around the sky.

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It lacks detailed charts, however, this is not the authors purpose. Wil Tirion’s interest in astronomy began as a child. Astronojy Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

Others go unmentioned because they are too large.