Amateur Astronomy

Advanced Amateur Astronomy (repost)  

Posted by libr at Dec. 23, 2015
Advanced Amateur Astronomy (repost)

Gerald North, "Advanced Amateur Astronomy"
English | 1997 | ISBN: 0521574307, 0521574072 | 414 pages | PDF | 5,7 MB
Celestial Objects for Modern Telescopes (Practical Amateur Astronomy)

Celestial Objects for Modern Telescopes (Practical Amateur Astronomy) By Michael A. Covington
2002 | 282 Pages | ISBN: 0521524199 | PDF | 4 MB

Advanced Amateur Astronomy (repost)  

Posted by interes at June 4, 2013
Advanced Amateur Astronomy (repost)

Gerald North, "Advanced Amateur Astronomy"
English | 1997 | ISBN: 0521574307, 0521574072 | 414 pages | PDF | 5,7 MB

Written by an accomplished amateur astronomer and available for the first time in North America, this advanced guide is designed to take your evening explorations to new heights. Beginning with an explanation of the fundamental principles of practical astronomy

Astronomy with a Home Computer by Neale Monks [Repost]  

Posted by tanas.olesya at Nov. 1, 2015
Astronomy with a Home Computer by Neale Monks [Repost]

Astronomy with a Home Computer by Neale Monks
English | 2 Jun. 2010 | ISBN: 1852338059 | 208 Pages | PDF | 10 MB

Today's amateur astronomy is inextricably linked to personal computers. Computer-controlled "go-to" telescopes are inexpensive. CCD and webcam imaging make intensive use of the technology for capturing and processing images. Planetarium software provides information and an easy interface for telescopes.

The New Amateur Astronomer  

Posted by Underaglassmoon at Jan. 26, 2015
The New Amateur Astronomer

The New Amateur Astronomer
Springer | Physics, Astronomy | 2004 | ISBN-10: 1852336633 | 240 pages | Djvu | 8 mb

Amateur astronomy has changed beyond recognition in less than two decades.
Astronomers Anonymous: Getting Help with the Puzzles and Pitfalls of Practical Astronomy

Astronomers Anonymous: Getting Help with the Puzzles and Pitfalls of Practical Astronomy by Steve Ringwood
English | July 12, 2010 | ISBN: 1441958169 | 222 pages | PDF | 7 MB

During more than four decades of involvement in amateur astronomy, I have enjoyed the privilege of rubbing shoulders with numberless amateur and professional astr- omers. In so doing I have encountered at first, second, and third hand many of the joys and pitfalls that sky watchers can experience in pursuit of the universe’s wonders.
Patrick Moore's Practical Astronomy Series (Collection of 45 ebooks) (Repost)

Patrick Moore's Practical Astronomy Series (Collection of 45 ebooks)
2003-2010 | 45 ebooks | PDF | 1.06 GB


This series of books is written for serious newcomers to amateur astronomy, for undergraduate students who are studying astronomy - but not as a first subject - and for interested general readers who want to study astronomy in more depth than is provided by the general run of "popular" astronomy book that is found in the general trade bookshops.

Amateur Radio Astronomy  

Posted by mapusi at March 9, 2015
Amateur Radio Astronomy

Amateur Radio Astronomy by John Fielding
English | May 1, 2006 | ISBN: 1905086164 | 311 Pages | PDF | 101 MB

"For anyone with even a passing interest in radio astronomy this book is a revelation. Written by a radio amateur, "Amateur Radio Astronomy" shows how much radio amateurs have contributed to the science of radio astronomy and how the average amateur can make and set up equipment to study the signals coming from space."
Getting Started in Radio Astronomy: Beginner Projects for the Amateur (repost)

Getting Started in Radio Astronomy: Beginner Projects for the Amateur by Steven Arnold
English | 2014 | ISBN-10: 1461481562 | 212 pages | PDF | 3,9 MB

Radio astronomy is a mystery to the majority of amateur astronomers, yet it is the best subject to turn to when desirous of an expanded knowledge of the sky. This guide intends to instruct complete newcomers to radio astronomy, and provides help for the first steps on the road towards the study of this fascinating subject.
A Buyer's and User's Guide to Astronomical Telescopes & Binoculars (The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series)

A Buyer's and User's Guide to Astronomical Telescopes & Binoculars (The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series) by James Mullaney
English | 6 Feb. 2010 | ISBN: 1846284392 | 220 Pages | PDF | 4.13 MB

Both beginning/novice amateur astronomers (at the level of Astronomy and Night Sky magazine readers), as well as more advanced amateur astronomers (level of Sky and Telescope) will find this book invaluable and fascinating.