The Backyard Astronomer's Guide
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The Backyard Astronomer’s Guide

February 24, 2016 Peter Christoforou 0

Terence Dickinson is considered to be one of the leading writer of astronomy books for amateurs. His first book, Nightwatch, is amongst the best beginners guides to astronomy ever written, and is still considered a […]

Higher Speculations
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Higher Speculations

February 19, 2016 Peter Christoforou 0

For centuries, people have been fascinated by the night sky and wondered what exactly they were seeing. Scientific advances subsequently made it easier for astronomers to observe the heavens, and develop theories better explaining the […]

First Magnitude
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First Magnitude

February 19, 2016 Peter Christoforou 0

When you’re new to stargazing, the amount of objects that you can see with a telescope even on its lowest settings is truly astounding. Novices often end up simply staring in awe, unable to identify […]

Turn Left at Orion
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Turn Left at Orion

January 31, 2016 Peter Christoforou 0

Many people yearn to know more about the universe and love the idea of purchasing a telescope to stargaze in their backyard. For many people, though, that passion is never fulfilled. While thousands of telescopes […]

20 Recommended Astronomy Books
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20 Recommended Astronomy Books

January 2, 2016 Peter Christoforou 0

Although there are thousands of internet resources that serve the interests of the majority of most amateur astronomers most of the time, some types of information can only be obtained from old-style paper books. It […]