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Turn left at Orion

a hundred night sky objects to see in a small telescope-- and how to find them

by Guy Consolmagno

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronomy -- Amateurs" manuals.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementGuy Consolmagno and Dan M. Davis ; illustrations by Karen Kotash Sepp, Anne Drogin, and Mary Lynn Skirvin.
    GenreAmateurs" manuals.
    ContributionsDavis, Dan M. 1956-, Sepp, Karen Kotash., Drogin, Anne., Skirvin, Mary Lynn.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB63 .C69 2000
    The Physical Object
    Pagination224 p. :
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL58700M
    ISBN 100521781906
    LC Control Number99086087

      Turn Left at Orion is really about how to find objects in the night sky using binoculars or a small telescope, the book cover actually mentions using a mm aperture telescope. This version of the book is the seventh printed edition from and all data in this book has been updated to the year   As the co-author myself of a bestselling astronomy book called Turn LEFT at Orion (published more than ten years ago by Cambridge University Press, with a new edition just out), I obviously have my own opinion about how to find one’s way around the galaxy! And the plot device of this book, a sort of “manuscript-found-in-a-bottle.

      Well at NEAF I was treated to Turn Left at Orion version as I will call it. Version is on the left and the original is on the right. First thing that you will notice about the books is the size. is larger than the original. also is now a spiral bound book which makes it very observing site friendly. Turn Right at Orion is the account of an epic astronomical journey, discovered sixty million years in Earth's future-the product of one man's amazing, revelatory, and occasionally perilous space odyssey. Astrophysicist Mitchell Begelman takes the reader to far distant shores, across a vast ocean of time, in a narrative style that zips along at just below light speed/5.

    Turn Left at Orion: A Hundred Night Sky Objects to See in a Small Telescope - and How to Find Them Guy Consolmagno, Dan M. Davis, Karen Kotash Sepp, Anne Drogin, Mary Lynn Skirvin Fascinating guide for beginning amateur astronomers using small telescopes in the northern and southern hemisphere. 'Turn Left at Orion is an essential guide for both beginners and more experienced amateur astronomers who will find much inside to reinvigorate their passion for the stars. The diagrams are simple, clear and functional, and the text eloquently captures the excitement of observing.


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Journal of the forty-eighth annual council of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the state of North Carolina, held in St. Johns Church, Williamsborough, on Wednesday May 18, Thursday May 19, Friday May 20, and Saturday May 21, and in Christ Church, Raleigh, on Wednesday June 22, and Thursday June 23, 1864

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The book provides all the information you need to find these, and other objects, in the night sky. Praise for previous editions: ‘Turn Left at Orion is an essential guide for both beginners and more experienced amateur astronomers who will find much inside to reinvigorate their passion for the stars.

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Large format diagrams show these objects exactly as they appear in a small telescope and for each object there is information on the current state of our astronomical knowledge/5(4).

Page 1 of 2 - Turn left at Orion - posted in Beginners Forum (No astrophotography here - please read the forum description): This outstanding book is often recommended in these threads as the best guide to what you might expect to see through telescopes of various types/size. The expectation of many novices is unreasonably high due to magazine Hubble.

Turn Left At Orion - Free download Ebook, Handbook, Textbook, User Guide PDF files on the internet quickly and easily. A guidebook for beginning amateur astronomers, Turn Left at Orion provides all the information you need to observe the Moon, the planets and a whole host of celestial objects.

Large format diagrams show these objects exactly as they appear in a small telescope and for each object there is information on the current state of our astronomical.

In an astronomical world that's becoming increasingly dominated by computerised 'goto' telescopes, here's a book that shows the budding amateur that the old method of 'star-hopping' is still a valid and satisfying alternative: Turn left at budding observers are daunted by the prospect of 'learning the sky' well enough to find their way to those elusive Cited by: 2.

With “Turn Left at Orion” an amateur hobbyist can quickly determine what objects are most likely to be visible in his or her hemisphere during any season. The book is filled with useful charts and has some diagrams not found in other works, including seasonal maps of the Moon’s surface. A guidebook for beginning amateur astronomers, Turn Left at Orion provides all the information you need to observe the Moon, the planets and a whole host of celestial objects.

Large format diagrams show these objects exactly as they appear in a small telescope and for each object there is information on the current state of our astronomical knowledge. Revised and updated.

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With overcopies sold since its first publication, this is one of the most popular astronomy books of all time. This unique guidebook to the night sky shows you how to observe a host of celestial wonders.

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Keeping its distinct one-object-per-spread format, this edition is also designed for Dobsonian telescopes. Read "Turn Left at Orion Hundreds of Night Sky Objects to See in a Home Telescope – and How to Find Them" by Guy Consolmagno available from Rakuten Kobo. With overcopies sold since first publication, this 1/5.Hi all ok I got turn left at Orion from Amazon Thursday and its 9 years out of date so some of the book I cant use, but it was still worth getting for the parts I can use, I like the telescope rating for each item to look at, just waiting for clear skys.