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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Mike Taylor on My meteorites: ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. In my opinion, this is a major strength for owning this book. You are commenting using your WordPress.

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Results 1 to 5 of 5. Craig Crossen has contributed articles and reviews to Astronomy magazine since and coauthored the book Sky Vistas.

M11 is still out in the burbs, with us, not downtown. From the perspective of any observers in M, looking across the intervening 46 million light years, the distance between our solar system and M97 would be unresolvably small.

You can easily skip over the technical jargon, but you will probably soon find yourself recognizing a star ‘ s age by its color, understanding its place in our Galaxy by its distance and much else. To be quite honest I do not always want to take the time to set up my telescopes for a quick look at the Moon or some passing comet. Thank you, all, for the reminders! His major atlases include The Bright Star Atlasbinocylar special version of which is included in this book, Sky Atlas You are commenting using your Facebook account.


A couple of decades on, I assume that at least some of the information in the book has been superseded by new discoveries. Please try again later.

IMO Book Review: Binocular Astronomy – NightSkyJournal

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He is currently completing a book on constellation and star-name history. I see these approaches as complementary rather than conflicting. Binocular Astronomy by Craig Crossen and Wil Tirion happens to be only one of binouclar a few books published with the binocular user in mind which is a shame. Reblogged this on tabletkitabesi.

A star wheel will also be useful. Get to Know Us. Add Thread to del. It lacks detailed charts, however, this is not the authors purpose. What I am writing about now is something that started out as an uncomfortable feeling that I was missing out on something, then grew to crosseb an interest and a motivation, and has finally come to be the framework asfronomy which I think. This is a must have book for the amateur astronomer. Though most objects are intended for binocular view, I was constantly thinking, as I read it, that there are so many objects I’d like to check out in the telescope, too.


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IMO Book Review: Binocular Astronomy

Journal of British Astronomical Association. I have recommended the monthly Evening Sky Map to countless people as a way for them to learn the sky.

One person found this helpful. And the “background” information on constellations and what the objects are is very good. View shipping rates and policies Average Customer Review: